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UP Special: Q&A with Sebu of Capital Cities / Concert Preview
Capital Cities (dubbed the best band in LA by personality Perez Hilton) have established one of the breakout alternative radio hits of the past year with “Safe and Sound,” and are poised to grow all the more while they spend the summer touring internationally in support of their June 4th major label debut, In A Tidal Wave of Mystery. IATU will be present to cover all the action at the Columbus stop, where the duo will be sure to ham it up in every inch of the tiny venue known as The Basement. Local favorites Kid Runner will warm up the crowd with their brand of warm electronic pop/rock. Expect an appearance of their single “Move,” which has the distinct of X-Games commercial placement. To further enlighten yourself on these guys, check out the Q&A Sebu graciously filled out for I Am Tuned Up:
Ryan Getz: To a casual music
fan, how would you sum up your sound in a memorable way to catch their
RG: If Capital Cities had
a mission statement, what would it be?
RG: Why “Capital Cities”?
What are some band name rejects from early in your formation?
RG: What has been the most
surprising result of having a successful radio single?
RG: Name one positive thing
and one negative thing happening in music business right now, from your
point of view:
RG: How’d you settle
on the “giant sunglasses” as an unofficial band icon?
RG: What is ruling your music
RG: Who would play on your
dream tour (both if you were playing or attending)?
RG: What are you most looking
forward to about being on the road this summer?
RG: Do Ryan (Merchant) and
Sebu have hidden talents that do not involve music? If so, what? Can
we get a demo in Columbus when I (Ryan Getz) attend?