Alien Feelings Interview

Quick Questions With Alien Feelings

From Wrexham in the industrial borders of North Wales armed with choruses that prove there’s only one thing better than a singalong: a shout-along!

Alien Feelings Interview

Quick Questions With Guitar Noodle

Tim- Bassist
Ryan- Guitarist
Who inspired you to start playing?
Tim- For me it was Joe Stump, the way he can make his guitar sing is incredible. He has
a way of letting you imagine anything and everything.
Ryan- I grew up a huge Green Day fan and it was their music I wanted to be able to
play, along with Blink-182 and Sum 41. But playing guitar just seems like something I’ve
always done because my dad plays a bit. I stopped playing for about 4 years before I fell
in love with music again after buying the first 2 Green Day albums (39/smooth, Kerplunk)
Which piece of equipment couldn’t you live without?
Tim- To name a few, My Affinity PJ Bass for sure, my laptop (the AF repository), and my
3d printer.. I need never worry about losing a guitar pick again.
Ryan- It’s gotta be my Gibson Les Paul Junior. I actually never played it for 8 months after
our last gig, way back in March, thanks to Covid and the fact it had been played to shit!
But I’ve had it set up properly and a bone nut installed, and the first time I played it
afterwards, it brought a tear to my 3 eyes.
What’s your favourite album of the year so far?
Tim- I’ve got to be honest and say I haven’t got a clue what’s been released this year. My
playlist ATM is full of 1 st wave SKA and Slayer…. And Alien Feelings of course.
Ryan- To be honest, I haven’t been listening to any new releases, but the best album
I’ve found this year has to be Operation Ivy.
If you could have a lesson from anyone, alive or dead, who would it be?
Tim- Bit of a strange one but my choice would have to be Freddy Mercury. He could feel
and sense what the music was supposed to sound like.
Ryan- It’s gotta be Adrian Smith from Iron Maiden. The dude kicks ass and he’s cool as
fuck.
What is your number one tip for any new player?
Tim- Don’t ever stop practicing, I’m still a new player and Alien Feelings was my first
band, the knowledge and support my band mates have given me makes me wish I had picked it up sooner. The extra appreciation I now have for other musicians and artists is purely down to practice and bandmate support.
Ryan- If you’re super serious, learn scales as soon as possible!! Otherwise, you’ll reach a certain level, and they’ll bore the living shit out of you.
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