Closing out their Aus & US “No Love Tour”, Russian duo VOLAC got here to throw down at BangOn!NYC’s Elements Music & Art Festival. Nonetheless comparatively new within the US scene, Volac has come on with a FORCE. With heavy, bass thumping, home music, these guys don’t usually disappoint. Regardless of a busy schedule with again to again exhibits, we have been capable of sit down with the Russian duo after their set. Try the tales these guys shared with us beneath.
DB: Alright! Hey guys, you’re ending up a tour proper now. You went Australia then US. From what you observed, speak about among the variations you’ve seen within the crowds and followers from Australia to US.
For first, in Australia, they actually get pleasure from some huge home music & home music. We play completely different music there however everybody understands it. However US like Individuals they like quick mixing, , they don’t like mixing lengthy. It’s extra like bass home music that’s why we try to play extra of that. That’s the distinction.
DB: A pageant like this, components, it has a really distinctive theme, it’s very completely different. Has a form of underground, post-apocalyptic really feel. You guys ever see something like this earlier than?
Yeah man, I can let you know, yeah one time in Brazil, we have been in a pageant like this in Sao Paulo, some underground and stuff. Some trains with graffiti, it was cool. It appears to be like lots like this one. Yeah after we got here, at first, I simply seen it and mentioned, oh my god, it actually appears to be like like this one. I believe I already performed right here earlier than.
DB: It’s like, wait, I believe I’ve already been right here earlier than
DB: You guys have been all of the US with this tour, and I do know NYC is cool, however contemplating arduous summer time, the place was your favourite place to play within the US?
Mmm, California. Yeah California was 100%. You recognize, I don’t know, however, in California, I really feel higher, ? It’s like sunny days and the individuals are so open, they do no matter they need, , and for me it’s essential. And concerning the music, they get pleasure from our music. We have been at a pageant, it was the start of our set, it was 15 or 20 folks within the dancehall. After 15 minutes, it was 100 and extra. Folks got here to hearken to our music as a result of they learn about us, it was wonderful.
DB: Now talking of that, particularly right here within the states, I do know I discovered you guys from Evening Bass. How did you guys gt attached with Evening Bass?
Man, it was 1 12 months in the past, we had perhaps three tracks, and we needed to discover a label, ? And after we despatched to AC Slater, after perhaps 1 day, we obtained within the mail him saying, yeah I wanna signal you over. It was like a shock for us. For a very long time, we believed in these tracks, however couldn’t signal, , and after I obtained this message I used to be, oh my god. Evening Bass is likely one of the greater crews within the states, and we’re from Russia, , he actually understands our fashion of music. Yeah, AC, he has nice style, . I talked with him two days in the past I simply requested him, why you signal our tracks? What cause? Do you actually get pleasure from our music? He mentioned yeah, I wanna create an enormous workforce with nice producers, DJs, music, and that’s why after the primary day with him, I truly don’t wanna signal tracks with different labels. As a result of he truly cares concerning the household, ? Like, Evening Bass? It’s a household. Its not like a standard label. In our life we’ve launched so many tracks on completely different labels, however no person cares about your geeks, about your character, about your future like they do. In regards to the PR of the tracks, of the Eps, they do a very nice job.
DB: That’s actually superior to listen to guys, proper on
Yeah yeah! Haha
DB: Arising right here sooner or later, do you guys have something particular deliberate? Any surprises for our readers? Any sneak peaks?
You recognize, we wanna attempt to do some tracks with some rappers as a result of hip hop is so stylish not solely within the US, however all over the place. In each nation its hip hop, its so fuckin’ widespread. We proceed to try to mix hip hop and home music and perhaps, , in September or perhaps in October, have been going to launch our remix for Destructo, the observe is Renegade, with Freddie Gibbs. Hes like a well-known rapper in California. We already made the remix, he loved it and signed off on it. So will probably be the following one in every of ours. Perhaps November we going to launch our threerd EP on Evening Bass.
DB: Sure, sure alright! Proper on.
That’s why we attempt to put solely finest tracks on this EP as a result of its so arduous the threerd EPs gotta be the perfect one, since you already launched 2 EPs that’s why threerd ones gotta be tremendous, its gotta be wonderful, its gotta be the perfect one.
DB: We’ll maintain our eyes open round November. Properly achieved at this time guys, your set was superior, glad you made it. Properly performed.
Interview & Article by: Barrett Hoffer
Images by Ashlyn Fulton Photography