Slot Machine chat touring with Linkin Park and MTV EMA nominations
These guys have already toured with Linkin Park, signed to Universal and have been nominated for an MTV EMA award. We catchup with Thailand rockers Slot Machine.
Q: hello, how are you? And what are you up to right now? A: Hi, we’re doing great, thank you. We have released our new single recently, called ‘Know Your Enemy’. Other than that, we have been touring, writing & recording songs for the new album.
Q: To kick things off you were most recently nominated for an MTV EMA – how did that feel to be nominated?
A: It’s an honour to be nominated & whilst this is not our first nomination, we do feel excited and thankful, just like our first time.
Q : For someone who doesn’t know anything about your music- how would you describe your sound to them? A : Just be open minded , we want you to be free and let your feelings flow with the music and you’ll experience something new, just enjoy it, the more you seek the more you’ll get into it.
Q :Did Linkin Park have any words of wisdom for you? A: “One day you guys are gonna be one of the most influential bands in the world”.
Q: How important it was to sign to Universal? A: It’s a really big step for us, because we are the first band from Thailand to breakthrough to this level but there are still a lot of things to be done , this is just a beginning.
Q : How much of your sound and style has been influenced by your native country Thailand? A : It’s in our DNA and we try to develop with different sounds and styles, so we get something new and fresh.
Q : Tell us about Know Your Enemy
A : ‘Know Your Enemy’ is talking about the enemy within yourself. How each person has their own fear, darkness or obstacles to deal with.