#1
So I might have to interview a local band in about 3 hours and I've never done it before. They're progressive metal which isn't something I'm too knowledgeable about. Having a look at their bio to get some questions. Also they're playing a gig tonight which I'm involved in the running of.

Any tips for the interview? Possible questions?
#2
Ask them why they play such shitty music.

Or just how they got into that kind of music, what does their band name mean, basic stuff then move into more fun questions.
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#3
yeah.. i did an interview and they asked what keeps me going as a musician.

my answer was Viagra.
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#4
Ask them their opinions on the correct time of day to eat chicken.
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#5
Ask them what they think of micowaves and if they like pie
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#6
Ask them if anyone has really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?
#7
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Find out if they have an album out, ask if they have any plans to record soon etc. Basically try to plug their material for them.

Yea this is what I'm planning so far. Asking about them their latest work, playing St Andrews (they've played here a few times) and they just added a new member to their lineup. Also their influences and stuff like that.

Thanks everyone, just found out I'm interviewing two of the bands later on, oh dear.
#8
ask them who there influences are?
favourite artist atm?
plans for the future?
if you could collaborate with anyone artist who would it be?
writing process for album?
etc...
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Yea this is what I'm planning so far. Asking about them their latest work, playing St Andrews (they've played here a few times) and they just added a new member to their lineup. Also their influences and stuff like that.

Thanks everyone, just found out I'm interviewing two of the bands later on, oh dear.


So do you just record the interview or have to write it down?



OR is it being videotaped?
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So do you just record the interview or have to write it down?



OR is it being videotaped?

Videotaped, don't have to worry about that part.
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Videotaped, don't have to worry about that part.


One time I had to interview a Muslim, and I had to write down everything she said.
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One time I had to interview a Muslim, and I had to write down everything she said.

Doubt I could keep up like that. I'm worried they won't understand my Northern Irish accent to be honest!
#13
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Doubt I could keep up like that. I'm worried they won't understand my Northern Irish accent to be honest!


IRISH ACCENT!?

Please post the video when it's done. I love accents, wish I had one.

Or should I say: "when oot's doon."
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IRISH ACCENT!?

Please post the video when it's done. I love accents, wish I had one.

Or should I say: "when oot's doon."

#15
Try to keep it flowing. When they answer a question, ask them about their answer. Don't just move on to the next unrelated question. The best interviews are always ones where it feels like the artist and the interviewer are relating but the artist is still the focus.