Q&A Scene: Sketch & Tommy Shades of BOMBS AWAY!

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Tell us about your new single/tour?

We’re absolutely stoked to be releasing Sneak Out! its been a labor of love and its so great to be touring it and seeing everyone already know the words!

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What’s your favourite work at this point in time?

We would have to say our latest one, we have been really working on bringing in more melodic vocals into our production, and doing them ourselves really makes it feel like a complete piece now.


How would you describe your sound in food form and why?

haha, definitely something fun and tasty like a mudcake with ice-cream.

Tell us a quick, on the road or studio, anecdote.

During the Creamfeilds festival tour we had Bombs Away dressing gowns that we traveled in, it was all going well until when we landed at one of the airports the federal police pulled us aside and gave us 5 seconds to get ride of them or we were coming with them, we explained the deets but they didn’t want to know.

What, or who, inspires you?

We have both been playing instruments for as long as we can remember, a lot of bands like zz top, the eagles, creedence and the guys who have the story telling ability in their music are hugely inspirational.

Which song do you wish you wrote?

Of all time? Bohemian Rhapsody for sure, right now? Chainsmokers Closer haha

What’s next for you?

We are about to board a plane for the States right now and then over to Korea and up to Ireland for some shows so next up is a whole lot of plane studio time haha

What’s your scene?

Good times with genuinely good people.

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Nominated Multi-Platinum Artists BOMBS AWAY are one of the few Australian acts to hold down five concurrent Top 10 tracks on ARIA, Billboard, iTunes, Spotify & Beatport charts, along with singles, Ghetto Blaster, Everybody Stand Up, Better Luck Next Time, Drunk Arcade, Party Bass, Supersoaker, Big Booty Bitches, Swagger & Get Stoopid, sitting on high-rotation Radio & TV play around the world.

With consecutive #1 singles in the ARIA charts, #1 on Spotify USA, Top 10’s around the world and, Top 40 on the Billboard charts, voted #1 Artist in Australia & #32 Worldwide on THEDJLIST, #1 in state and #8 Nationally for the INTHEMIX awards & over 300 Million plays and views, as well as being one the Top 100 Of all time most watched Australian musicians on YouTube, just completing a US tour and playing a collection of the household name Festivals, the name Bombs Away has firmly been ingrained across the global music scene as one of Australia’s leading dance brands.

Along with remixing the likes of: Luciana, The Potbelleez, Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg, Freestylers, Krafty Kuts, Pitbull, Riki-lee, Havana Brown, Marvin Priest, Oh Snap!, Disco Fries, Clinton sparks, Stanton Warriors, Coolio, Ceelo Green, Kylian Mash & Akon, DirtyLoud, & Katy Perry, and with tracks being featured on the U.S NBA Finals, V8 Supercars, The Morning Show, Worlds Strictest Parents, Pimp My Ride and a pile of TV & radio ads they are also rocking support from from Sidney Samson, Porter Robinson, Swanky Tunes, Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike, Zedd, Lazy Rich, Krewella Manufactured Superstars, Robbie Rivera, Mightfools, Krafty Kuts, Dirtyloud, Disco Fries, Dj Dan, Oh Snap and a crateload of heavyhitters.

Bombs Away have spent the seasons working on a Summer jam! Writing ‘Sneak Out’ in Autumn, launching on the heels of Spring and filming the Music Video in the depths of Winter was an experience! Sneak Out, with the vocals all sung and recorded live by the brothers, takes some of its influences influences from Pop, Future house, Tropical house and a fresh twist on their signature sound! The guys also spearhead the BOMB SQUAD record label when they’re not working on their own music!

 

SNEAK OUT is available now.

Bombs Away Tour Dates:

 

Oct 21Tapas Lounge BarDevonport, Australia
Oct 29Magnums HotelCannonvale, Australia
Nov 05The Renmark ClubRenmark, Australia
Nov 18Opium NightclubDarwin City, Australia
Nov 26Movidas NightclubMackay, Australia
Nov 28Surfers Paradise Beer GardenSurfers Paradise, Australia
Dec 01Surfers Paradise BeachSurfers Paradise, Australia
Dec 10Port August BarracksPort Augusta, Australia
Dec 17Candy’s ApartmentPotts Point, Australia
Dec 23Dog and DuckAdelaide, Australia
Dec 24The Mount Gambier HotelMount Gambier, Australia
Dec 29Club MulwalaMurrumbeena, Australia

About Mary Boukouvalas 1299 Articles
Mary is a photographer and a writer, specialising in music. She runs Rocklust.com where she endeavours to capture the passion of music in her photos whether it's live music photography, promotional band photos or portraits. She has photographed The Rolling Stones, KISS, Iggy Pop, AC/DC, Patti Smith, Joe Strummer, PULP, The Cult, The Damned, The Cure, Ian Brown, Interpol, MUDHONEY, The MELVINS, The Living End, Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins, Rage Against The Machine, The Stone Roses –just to name a few - in Australia, USA, Europe and the Middle East. Her work has been published in Beat magazine, Rolling Stone magazine, Triple J magazine, The Age Newspaper, The Herald Sun, The Australian, Neos Kosmos, blistering.com, theaureview.com, noise11.com, music-news.com. She has a permanent photographic exhibition at The Corner Hotel in Richmond, Victoria Australia.

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