|The Promise of Eternal Separation - The Neologist|
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In this episode:
We talk with musicians Devin and James of The Neologist
Here are the notes Doug took during the interview.
Tom is a “word smith”
Give us an overview of your project
Devin and James were both in Sever (based out of PA)
The Neologist was born in 2009.
Devin - bass
James - vocals and guitars
Is there anything that has happened since the interview with Craig that you would like to talk about? Anything you wish you’d mentioned then?
Always working on a bunch of new material.
New cover album could be coming out!
What is it like doing a covers album as a CC musician?
just like the average guys on YouTube!
Harry Fox Agency could be calling! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Fox_Agency
What recording setup do you use?
ProTools is the DAW
11 rack for guitars?
What about the artwork?
James’ brother did this one (the first album): http://theneologist.bandcamp.com/album/the-26-letters-of-your-universe
The cover albums have collages
DC and Pittsburgh skylines: http://theneologist.bandcamp.com/album/the-promise-of-eternal-separation
What are your ambitions for the project?
made a video!
Why do you use the the license you use?
BY because they want people to do what they want!
Do you/did you tour/play live?
not yet...maybe after the Bad Brains guitarist joins, ha!
What is the Creative Commons culture like in your region/country?
James is out of touch with the Pittsburgh scene!
Devin is also out of touch!
Caves are bad ass!
maybe they are Vampires!
Where did the project name originate?
neologism - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neologism
Zombiatic is not a word...well, it is now!
Zombie Attic! http://theneologist.bandcamp.com/track/zombiatic-nerve
What are your other projects, if any?
This Cold Life -- In Flames
Chef, but not that Chef. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chef_(South_Park)
How would you persuade someone to come to Creative Commons?
It depends! (this is a perfect law school answer, btw)
What about ccmixter.org?
They aren’t familiar, but sure
What are some of your favorite bands/artists/genres, CC or otherwise?
metal, In Flames, Soilwork
death metal (particularly melodic death metal)
Industrial and electronica (James’ brother also into electronica)
Metallica even! What about Re-Load??????
Who are some people you think we should try to get on the show?
They live in caves! (so no!)
Is there anything else you would like to say/tell us about?
New Album “The Novel Album”
Lyrics are narrative!
NO MADE UP WORDS IN NEW ALBUM! POPPEY COCK
Novel album might be out late next year.