1. Who are Welshly Arms
We are simply …
- Sam Getz
- Jimmy Weaver
- Mikey Gould
- Brett Lindemann
- Bri Bryant
- Jon Bryant
2.Your music has been described as Bluesy POP with a touch of Jimi Hendix ROCK – would you agree with this?
Yes-Sam Getz (lead vocals/guitar)-That sounds right on actually!
We are huge fans of Hendrix and his musicality. We started as a blues/soul band in a way, but have always appreciated pop melodies and like to play songs that can be sung along to by anyone.
3. You have had a CRACKING 15 MILLION STREAMS and 600K SHAZAM’S is there another artist who you have ever streamed this much?
SG-When we’re traveling together we certainly stream a lot of Bruno Mars, The Killers, Beyoncé… but basically we like to change it up and keep it fun!
4.Who are you listening to right now?
SG-Always changing, but lately we’ve been on a neo-soul kick with artists like Gabriel Garzón-Montano and Nick Hakim
5. If you guys could work with any Singer/Producer or band in the industry currently who would it be and why?
SG-We have traditionally produced our music by ourselves in our Cleveland studio, and Jimmy(bass/vocals) has mixed all the records but one engineer producer we always talk about working with is Tchad Blake because he has mixed or produced so many of our favorite sounding records!
6. Pick two Celebrities to be your parents – Who?
SG-Steve Martin & Maya Rudolph
7. Rate yourself(s) on a scale of 1-10?
SG-I’d say we’re a six 😉
8. What’s your favorite movie of all time?
SG “Bubble Boy” hahaha not really but It is funny!
Any Coen Brothers movie is up there for me.
9. If Hollywood made a movie about your life who would you like to see play the lead role as you?
Mikey Gould (Drums) – John Cusack
10. If you could trade places with another person for a week- famous or non famous/living or dead / real or fictional who would it be?
MG-Alexander Calder (Artist) a personal favorite American Artist I like & love the way his mind works and would be interesting to see the world as he does.
11. Cleveland or London?
MG-Being born in the U.K. I’m inclined to say London but Cleveland has become home for me so I’ve gotta say Cleveland.
12. What gigs /events do you have lined up this / next year?
MG-Right now we’re looking at doing some more touring in the states and planning on playing some major festivals next summer in the states and hopefully the U.K. As well!
13. what’s the most bizarre Youtube/Facebook/ Instagram /Twitter message you have received from a fan so far?
MG-We had a bizzare comment on YouTube from a fan on our video for “Legendary”. He basically was trolling people telling them that legendary was about an alien abduction… that’s probably the strangest one.
14. Finally: before we go – tell us about the new single New single “Legendary” which is out now.
MG-We have been steadily working on an album to hopefully get out early next year. But we wanted to give the fans something in between the wait so we put together 2 other songs to go along with legendary as sort of an “appetizer ” before the record.
15. Where can we find you?
MG-Usually you can find one of us in the studio or a record store…but for the next 2 months you can find us on tour!
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