About: The Design
They are stylish, even more so: THEY ARE STYLISH. This is a stunning mix of Kat`s remarkable vocal and catchy driving tunes, with a stunning live performances. Read their brief interview, listen and follow the extraordinary The Design! If you like what you hear and what you see (and we hope you do), you can listen to and download the album "Young America" on the band's website.
2. Can you name some peculiarities that define the music scene in your town/country?
There is a very strong americana/folk movement in Raleigh, and it's hard to find our place as a girl-fronted rock band. We're really hoping to bring rock and roll back from the dead.
3. What do you think of episode 104? Which of the other featured songs do you like the most?
I really enjoyed DJ Fritz (the scottish guy). He was very enjoyable and easy to listen to. I really liked the poppy feel of Capkins "Slept Like Lions".
"Burn" was the last song written for the album. The guys had written a progression and beat that I interpreted as a "call to arms" war song. At the time, I just happened to be reading "The Hunger Games", and was very inspired by the books, specifically "Mockingjay".
5. Please tell us about your video “Burn”. Who was working on it? Who has created the idea and the concept?
We essentially wanted a live video that captured the energy of the band. We did the video in one take with 3 different cameramen. Shannon Griffin directed and edited it. The silly string and crowd-surfing were Kat's ideas.
Listen to: "Burn" in ArenaCast E104
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