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What got you into music, and if you had not gotten into music what would you be doing today?
Well, music doesn't really occupy us at all, we all continue doing other things that we like, in my case I spend a lot of time in the mountains. In addition to our profession. Sergi is a teacher, Xavi is a computer scientist and I work for a sports company.
What do you like to do when you're not playing music and how does that influence your creativity?
I like to be in contact with nature, in the mountains. Being there gives me a feeling of peace and tranquility that activates my sense of creativity.
How long has your band been around?
Freedivers is a very new project, the band was formed in October 2019.
Where are you based out of and how did that influence your music?
The band is based in Barcelona, a very cosmopolitan city, very full of music and people from all over, that has obviously influenced it in some way.
How did you come up with the name of your band and what does it mean to you.
For many years I practiced free diving, it is something exciting, with a touch of mystery and romance. When I thought of a name for the band, I had no doubts. Freedivers
Tell me about the best and worst shows you have played.
Each of the places we have played has had its own peculiarities, but they have been special. There really haven't been many, we are a very new project. but we keep good memories of each of them.
Tell me about your favorite venue to play at, and do you have any places you want to play that you haven't already?
A place, the Palacio de los Deportes in our city, a place with a lot of musical history, where mythical bands such as Nirvana have performed
If you could play any show with any lineup who would be on the ticket?
Without a doubt, Foo Fighters. is one of our influences
What is some advice that you would give to someone who is just getting into playing in a band?
Take your time, go step by step. and do not believe that the world was made in 7 days.
If you could go back in time and give yourselves advice, what would it be?
Take things easy
Of your songs which one means the most to you and why?
11- We are very proud of all our songs, perhaps on a personal level I feel a special affection for "Freerider", for having been the first
Which songs are your favorite to play and which get requested the most?
My favorite song to play is Freerider, but the most requested ones depend on the audience that is different in each place.
What is the creative process for the band, and what inspires you to write your music?
All the songs have been written by Sergi and me. we do it jointly. one of us has an idea and we share it with the other, and from there we start working on the song together. We tell everyday stories, so a lot of genet can feel alluded to and that makes them connect with the song.
What kinds of messages do you like to get across in your music?
We like to convey Hope, there are songs that are more optimistic or more pessimistic, but in the end there is always Hope
Do you ever have disagreements in your band, and how do you get past them?
Generally we are very calm guys, and in our band we try to find a lot of democracy. We talk it all
What are your plans for the future, and do you have anything that you want to spotlight that's coming up?
Our plans for the future are to keep writing songs and recording. Right now we are working on a 6 song EP. and a new single is about to be released.