LOS BLENDERS

What is your name and role within the band?

My name is Alejandro and I’m the singer/songwriter of the band.

1

How did you start?

We started around 2007 playing The Strokes covers.

2

Where are you based?

Mexico City.

3

Please give an example of your music writing process?

I generally come up with a melody and start to develop the rhythm guitar of the song. I start demoing the songs in my computer and adding up layers further on.

4

What are you working on right now?

We just finished our second LP that should be out in a couple of months.

5

What is your gear setup?

I play a Fender Mustang through some fuzz and delay pedals.

6

What do you like to do outside of music and does it affect your music?

I used to play football but i don’t anymore i mainly play music, i love going to the beach and i guess it does affect my music making it “beachy”

7

How would you describe your music genre?

Acid Pop Punk.

8

Do you know any music theory?

A little bit, I’m taking music lessons since last year so i know a lot more than when i started.

9

What are your plans for the future?

Releasing our new album, also wanna make a jam band kind of like a Santana / King gizzard mashup.

10

How did you get into music?

My friends in high school had a band and i loved to go to their rehearsals so i figure out i could make my own band and i did with another friend from high school.

11

What are you listening to at the moment?

A 70s Cuban band named Irakere just recently blow my mind also Chris Cohen, Helvetia and The Lemon Twigs.

12

Who are your top 5 influences and icons?

The Ramones

Blink 182

The Strokes

Smith Westerns

Hombres G

13

When are you playing next?

Next Saturday at a venue in Mexico named El Alicia.

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