If you want to submit for an artist interview feature, you’ve come to the right place! Below is a list of questions we’d like to ask you. Pick between 8 and roughly 12 interview questions and answer them. We’ll then publish the interview on For The Love Of Bands, for you to share with your fans. The form to submit the answers is at the bottom of the page.
Please note: we don’t feature hip hop, house or other electronic music on our blog. Also, we’re not really into (electronic) pop music and RnB. Answer the questions in-depth and make the most out of them. Submissions that are not up to our standards, aren’t published.
Submit for an artist interview feature – questions
- Where do you come from? What brought you together?
- Tell is about one of your tracks, the process behind it, how did it come together, why did you write this song etc. We’ll embed this track to the article.
- How could you describe your music?
- Why did you choose this artist name? Is there a meaning, a secret or twisted side?
- What made you want to become a musician?
- Describe your creative process when you write new music
- What is your main inspiration?
- What is one message that you would like to give to your fans?
- How would you describe your fans?
- Do you create for yourself or for your fans?
- Who do you see as your main competitor?
- If you had to write a theme song for a movie, which movie would that be? And would it be a current song? Or would you write a new one?
- What colour(s) would your music be like for people who suffer from synaesthesia (the production of a sense impression relating to one sense or part of the body by stimulation of another sense or part of the body like seeing colours for sound or words) ?
- What is it you would like people to do while listening to your song?
- If you would have to compare your music to an animal, which one would it be?
- What is your band / are you known for?
- What if you would have to fuse your music into a different genre; what would be the most hilarious one?
- Would your music sounds the same 10 years ago? Or the 20 years older you? What would he/she change to it?
- What is the most hilarious gig you ever performed, why was it so hilarious?
- What musician/ artist/ instrument would you like to add to your band?
- While rehearsing your music; who is the band starter and who is the band stopper (or break starter?)
- Does your band name define your band / and/or music? Or is it a result of a too song to strong heat of the moment too long a go? Please explain?
- Who is your secret back up/ engine/ muse /emotional financial support to your band?
- What is your routine for creating a song? What is the weirdest moment/place/way a song started to form? And the most boring one?
- What is the most interesting thing we don’t know about your band yet?
- Do you write your music in order of appearance or do you shuffle how you would like to listen to on a ep/ album?
- What’s the best piece of advice another musician ever gave you?
- What’s your process for dealing with performance anxiety?
- What would you do if your audience looked tired or bored during your performance?
- What would you do if you made a mistake during a performance?
- How would your previous bandmates describe you and your work ethic?
- Do you follow a process or ritual before a performance to get rid of nerves or performance anxiety?
- What type of musician would you prefer to collaborate with?
- Describe your favorite venue for performing.
- Are there any musicians who inspire you? What qualities do you admire about them?
- What inspired you to start playing and making music?
- What do you like most about playing music?
- What is it about music that makes you feel passionate?
- Describe your favorite and least favorite part about being a musician.
- Which instrument is your favorite to play and why?
- What accomplishments do you see yourself achieving in the next five to 10 years?
Interview submission form
Due to the high volume of interview submissions, we’ve temporarily stopped this option. Once we published the current submissions already in the queue, the form will appear here.
Find more ways to submit music on our website here.