The Ladybug Dilemma | Interview with Flagman

Describe your sound in three words

ACID, GREASE, SLIME

What is the story behind your name?

That story is too long to tell here. Please enjoy the following video:

Your sound is heavy but you also compose great melodies and riffs. What’s more important? The song, or heaviness. Tell us a few things about your creative process.

I THINK PERSONALLY IF YOU ASK ME IF YOU WANT MY OPINION ON THE MATTER INMY HUMBLE OBSERVATION I WOULD SUGGEST THAT WITH DECENT CONSIDERATIONTO BOTH PARTIES INVOLVED, I UM DIDN’T PREPARE A SPEECH AND THAT UM I UM ITHINKS ITS HARD TO KNOW THOSE HARD HITTING QUESTIONS ON THE SPOT YOUKNOW, WITHALL LIKELINESS WITH CONSIDERATION AND TIME, AND FEELINGS ,BUT IF I WERE TONEEDED TO ANSWER THE QUESTION IN THIS POINT IN TIME, WITH THE SITUATION WEFIND OURSELVES IN, I WOULD THINK SAM WOULD AGREE, RIFFS RIFFS RIFFS RIFFSRIFFS AND UH RIFFS. I WOULD SAt that rifs ARE MORE IMPORTANT THAN STUPIDMELODIES, THAN MUSIC THEROY, CHORDS, NOTES, ALSO MAKING SURE YOU GETENOUGH PORNOGRAPHY EVERY DAY. 1 RIFF= 1 PORN. IF YOUR WRITING HEAVYRIFFS, YOUR GONNA WANT TO BE AT LEAST HALF MAST, (80% FULL) YOU NEVERWANNA GO TOO FAR, IF YOU GET YOUR SELF IN HORNY BRAIN, ALL YOU’LL BETHINKING ABOUT IS GENITALS, YOU DON’T WANT THAT. YOULL BE THINKING ABOUTMASUTRUBATION, PENETRATION, CONSECRATION. DESIGNATIONS.CONFLAGRATIONS, IN THAT HEAD STATE YOU WON’T BE ABLE TO WRITE A RIFF..BUTT ONCE YOU CUM, THERE’S GONNA BE A SHITLOAD OF RIFFS ON THE OTHER SIE,THE KEY IS YOU WANNA HAVE MOST OF THE CUM TO BE MOSTLY BLOOD, A LOT OFRIFFS ARE GONNA BE CUMIN OUT OF IT.

It’s not one or the other. But the song serves the heaviness. We want you to feel like Jesus carrying the cross. We don’t want you to feel happy or good, we want you to feel disgusted. Sonically assaulted

What is your favorite album of the past year?

Mr Bungle- Raging Wrath of the Easter Bunny
Thundercat- it is what it is
Nothing- The great dismal
All them witches- nothing as the ideal

How do you relate to the Florida music scene?

We’ve been lucky enough to find a niche in the music scene that enjoys what we do. We feel like we offer something unique and we’ve found pockets of extremely excited fans that really appreciate what we do.

If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be?

Nothing. The industry is a precious gem that will never die. Also, Fuck COVID.

What was the best film you have watched during the quarantine?

Not just one, but all the early Godzilla movies from the 60s and 70s. Showa Period, I think.

One last thing we should know about you?

You should know we released an album!!!!! It’s full of fat juicy riffs, dripping wet solos, andupsetting lyrical themes.You can find all the links to our music, socials and merch here: https://linktr.ee/flagmanband

Read our review for “Problems” here

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