So, who are you?
We have five members: Brad (Vocals), Jonathan (Guitar), Sam (Drums), Jonah (Guitar), and Jam (Bass).
Where are you from?
Various areas surrounding Atlanta, GA.
How long have you been playing music?
Brad: I started playing and writing about 16 years or so. It’s been quite the ride.
Jam: A little over ten years of playing in bands and writing songs. Three years with Cascadent.
What is your dream touring line-up?
Jonah: Circa Survive, The Fall Of Troy, and At The Drive-In.
What does music mean to you?
Sam: For me, music acts a refuge of sorts.
Jonathan: I can’t imagine my life without it, for what it’s done for me. Kind of like family.
Brad: Music is an extension of myself. It is a chance for me to be authentic. It’s therapeutic.
What artists first inspired you to start playing music?
Brad: Steven Curtis Chapman was probably the first artist I remember that really sparked something in me.
Jam: Incubus is very much responsible for igniting my musical journey.
What was the first record you bought when you were younger?
Brad: Jeremy Camp – Stay
Jonah: My Chemical Romance – The Black Parade
Jam: Daft Punk – Homework
Sam: Gorillaz – Demon Dayz
Jonathan: Linkin Park – Hybrid Theory
What’s the most aesthetically pleasing album cover that you have in your collection?
Brad: Mae – The Everglow
Jonah: Circa Survive – On Letting Go
Jam: The Mars Volta – Frances The Mute
Sam: Mastadon – Once More Around The Sun
Jonathan: The Faceless – Planetary Duality
What does your writing process look like?
Jonathan: One of us starts with a small idea and we collaborate on them extensively.
Tell us about your new single ‘Oslo’.
It’s a song about the freedom of dreaming. It’s also a song that was lyrically rewritten probably three or four times over the years since it was conceptualized.
Why should people listen to your music?
Jonah: My mom said it’s good.
Recommend us a record, a book, and a movie…
Microwave’s Death is a Warm Blanket
On The Road by Jack Kerouac
Akira, directed by Katsuhiro Otomo
Any last words for the readers of Highwire Magazine?
Thank you for reading and listening. Keep an eye out for what’s to come.