The members of Bug Tub describe themselves as enjoying “massive guitar music,” so it’s solely proper that their guitar strains and pulverizing chord-playing are entrance and middle in each track. Whether or not it’s quicker different punk (“Nearer 2 U”) or extra poppy rock (“Each Second is Ache”), the band navigates a guitar-forward strategy to many genres by bringing a constant, distinct singing model that has hints of emo and pop stylings. For more information, try bugbath.bandcamp.com. Bug Tub is about to open up for Scowl, Militarie Gun and Large Snicker on the Holland Mission on Friday, Oct. 20. Tickets are $20. For extra data, go to hollandreno.org. Lead vocalist/guitarist Brigdon Markward of Bug Tub is the most recent to reply The Fortunate 13.
What was the primary live performance you attended?
Warped Tour, 2010 or 2011. I advised my dad and mom I used to be watching films at my buddy Gunnar’s home, however we satisfied his dad and mom to drive us. It was a vastly pivotal second in my younger life. I vividly keep in mind watching The Marvel Years at, like, midday, and I’m fairly positive A Day to Keep in mind and The Satan Wears Prada headlined.
What was the primary album you owned?
The primary album I ever purchased was Jimmy Eat World’s self-titled CD once I was in seventh grade or so. I used to be listening to quite a lot of Fall Out Boy and Paramore on the time, and each bands cited Jimmy Eat World as their largest affect, so I used to be like, I’ve obtained to hearken to them.
What bands are you listening to proper now?
Swirlies, Polvo, Hotline TNT, Ex Pilots, Momma, Dogbreth, Pink Home Painters and Mo Troper.
What artist, style or musical development does everybody love, however you don’t get?
I’m going to sound like an outdated head, however musicians, extra particularly guitarists, I suppose, who by no means depart their room and report movies for content material. Go make some buddies; go play a present. I don’t need to know what “Vampire” (by Olivia Rodrigo) would sound like as a Deftones track.
What musical act, present or defunct, would you most prefer to see carry out reside?
Defunct: Pink Home Painters. Energetic: Nick Cave and the Dangerous Seeds. Final yr, I caught Grouper and Land of Speak, which had been each beforehand close to the highest of my checklist.
What’s your favourite musical responsible pleasure?
Not even responsible, actually, however I like early 2000s guitar pop à la Michelle Department, JoJo, and so forth. It’s actually cathartic and well-written, emotionally charged pop music. I’ll name it like Disney Channel rock (nonderogatory), and I like present artists doing this, too, à la Beabadoobee, Olivia Rodrigo and even Solar Spots from Seattle.
What’s your favourite music venue?
The Holland Mission has been extremely influential to me as an artist and an individual. I moved to Reno at 18 and began going to and enjoying reveals at Holland. I’ve made a few of my finest buddies, and found all my favourite music in a single type or one other, by Holland. All of the bands which can be going to headline festivals or open in your favourite band in a yr or two are enjoying there proper now.
What’s the one track lyric you’ll be able to’t get out of your head?
I’ve had “You Belong With Me” by Taylor Swift caught in my head for no less than every week, perhaps two.
What band or artist modified your life? How?
Perhaps Surf Curse. I began listening to that band once I moved to Reno circa 2013 or so, and I didn’t even know Nick (Rattigan), who was my station supervisor at Wolf Pack Radio on the time, was the singer. It was sort of the primary time I’d identified somebody in a band that I really loved listening to, and will go see at any time when. It’s actually cool seeing your pals, and individuals who come from DIY, go from basements to stadiums.
You will have one query to ask one musician. What’s the query, and who’re you asking?
I’d ask Bijou (Bell, Bug Tub’s bassist) if she needs to seize boba.
What track would you want performed at your funeral?
“5 Million Intro” by Gucci Mane.
Figurative gun to your head, what’s your favourite album of all time?
Ovens’ self-titled album. It’s a triple or quadruple album, however all of the songs are like a minute lengthy. I’ve most likely listened to this album greater than another
What track ought to everybody hearken to proper now?
“The Morning of Our Lives” by Jonathan Richman and the Fashionable Lovers.