Inspired & the Sleep – Teenager
New digital album from Max Greenhalgh, the man behind Inspired & the Sleep, psychedelic pop-rock trio out of San Diego, in the vein of Tune-Yards, The Unicorns, and Architecture In Helsinki.
Where do you live actually?
I live in North County San Diego in California.
What is the last thing you ate?
I just ate a wonderfully delicious breakfast burrito with apple chicken sausage, bell peppers, eggs, beans, onions, and cheddar cheese. I made it myself!
I seem to have an endless hunger for food, women, and music.
What do you collect?
Music. Band stickers from all the people I play shows with.
What is your favorite word?
What sound or noise do you love ?
A strong interesting groove.
What is your most recent extravagance?
Last friday I played a show in Los Angeles, drank a bunch of whiskey and partied down, passed out in my friends van on the streets of east LA, woke up 3 hours later to go to the train station so I could get to SD and work a 8 hour shift at my work.
Who is the most interesting person you’ve ever met?
My best friend Benjamin Landis who is an: Avid Punk, Ladies Man, High School President Dropout, and current Isreali Soldier.
“Decide what to be and go be it” – The Avett Brothers
The Big Lebowski
Which song do you listen to when you wake up?
Patrick Watson- Bright Shiny Lights
A song you wish you wrote yourself?
Otis Redding – Sittin’ On The Dock Of The Bay
The song to be played at your funeral?
Flogging Molly – What’s Left Of The Flag
A song for relaxing on a beach?
I work at the beach and I always play Bright Eyes- “At the Bottom of Everything”
Your Sunday morning track?
Frank Sinatra- “I get a Kick Outta You”
What do you think about music industry nowadays?
I think that now more than ever everything leads back to the live show becuase it is the one thing that has remained as the best consistent source of income for artists. Also using technology and the interwebs to your advantage is a given.
What about Creative Commons?
Spreading music is the first step to a music career. Creative Commons is the best medium to do that with.
Favorite venue or club?
Che Cafe- an all ages punk venue in San Diego
Best concert attended?
This one is tough. Not sure I could say. But watching Radiohead was life changing.
Favorite place on earth?
Where would you wish to wake up tomorrow?
In a van on tour somewhere out of the U.S.