Who are these up-and-comers that have been the buzz of the local Berlin scene and hit January’s Basement Bash with full force?
Remember the movie “Where the wild things are”? remember how you felt like your soul was turned into an innocent hurricane of beauty? Reminding us of alt-J and Arcade Fire, Me & the Monster hypnotic vocals and sexy bass lines will make you want to dance around a campfire with feathers in your hair.
indieBerlin: How did you come up with the name?
Me&theMonster: We like the “monster within us” concept and worked around it.
indieBerlin: How did you get together as a band?
Me&theMonster: We’re studying at the same university and got along well. We had similar musical taste and thought it would be a good idea to play together. Suddenly we were rehearsing every day of the week and made it official.
indieBerlin: How does the songwriting process work for you / in your band?
Me&theMonster: We jam together in some rehearsals and take ideas from there. The good ones get developed and the lyrics are written for it. After we do the structure together.
indieBerlin: If your music was a movie, which genre would it be in?
Me&theMonster: Fantasy adventure!
We think vegetarian people are awesome.
indieBerlin: Tell us a secret about yourself.
Me&theMonster: We think vegetarian people are awesome.
indieBerlin: What was the nicest compliment you once got?
Me&theMonster: That our bass is sexy.
indieBerlin: How do you feel about covering a song?
Me&theMonster: We enjoy transforming it into a new style and make it sound more monstery but we prefer to play our own songs.
indieBerlin: With whom would you never share the stage with?
Me&theMonster: Ted Nugent.
We want to have a big castle and make concerts and festivals in it.
indieBerlin: In ten years you look back to today and think:
Me&theMonster: We were SO cool. We want to have a big castle and make concerts and festivals in it. And only Me & the Monster songs are allowed.
indieBerlin: Do you see your songs in colour or in black and white?
Me&theMonster: No doubt in colour.
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