Avenues Music

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Avenues is an alternative folk music project, formed in late 2012 by two minds with different musical searches and practices before who decided to understand and narrate the life with their stories and timbres…

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What is music to you? What does it give you?

Music is just one of the ways of expressing feelings and thoughts. And production is the main direction of this whole expression process. Dialectically, the melodic practice of thoughts and feelings, the thoughts and feelings of melodic practice. In this context, we can define music as a strong expression way for the objective and subjective intensities with the help of notes, images and words.

What is your music dream?

Playing around the local pubs, writing new tunes, telling new stories...

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

Start with an actual revolution for emancipating humanity.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Hank Williams, Willie Nelson, Bruce Springsteen, Townes Van Zandt, Woody Guthrie, George Jones, Buck Owens, Wynn Stewart, Gram Parsons, Ray Price, Hank Cochran, Neil Young, John Denver, Waylon Jennings, Nick Drake, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Doc Watson, Bob Dylan, Lucinda Williams, Blaze Foley, Skip James, Whiskeytown, Gene Clark, Alice in Chains

What inspires you to make music?

Sister and favorite artists

What is the message you want to send with your music?

Our interests depends on the mobility of all kinds of things in the nature which are fed by contradictions of life, human being and belonging. Mostly we create short stories and characters with the help of these moments mixing with some personal cuts.

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

Serious

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

We don’t care or think inside the mainstream music dominance who shows and impose itself under the mask of colorness and alternative notions. We just play what we feel and what we want. It’s mostly acoustic, down-tempo and sad music, indeed.

What do you think of Drooble?

Looks like a serious and effective platform for musicians.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Destructive criticisms, egoism, noncreative stuffs...

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

We’ve been deeply into country and blues music approximately since 2005 era. We still buy albums regularly and try to support our favorite writers and musicians. Buying tickets, sharing, etc.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Deep internet skills needed. But the main thing is being creative and thinking outside the mainstream circles...

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

There are lots of local bands... Hard to tell one...