Old Again - Sound In The Signals Interview

I recently had the chance to interview pop/punk group Old Again. Check out the full interview after the jump.

For anyone who isn't familiar with your band can you tell me a little bit about how you guys got into music and how you started the band?
Well we've all been involved in music and loved music as long as we can remember, everyone besides me has been in other bands, and I've been going to shows forever. The band came together pretty easily, as the other member's bands broke up I just kinda scooped them up and formed this band. Luckily we've all been friends for quite a while and we have a great time together.

Your newest single "Heartstrings" features Dan Lambton from Real Friends. How did it work out for you guys to work with him?

It was actually really easy, we have some mutual friends, and have become friends with him over time. He's a great guy and we were really happy to have him on a track.

Your EP, Broken People, is fantastically written and it feels like you guys are on the bubble to breaking out big. What was the recording process of the EP like?

Thanks man! We hope you're right! It was long, to say the least haha. It took us about 4 months to record that EP. A lot of the songs sound completely different on the album then when we first wrote them. It was fun overall though. My good friend Sean records us, so it was more like hanging out than working on an album. We took our time and put a lot of ourselves into it.

What do you think separates you guys in sound on that EP from some of the other pop/punk bands?

I think one of the main things that people hear differently in us than other pop punk bands is the post-rock iinfluence. Every once in a while we like to add in some delay leads or spacey sounding parts, stuff that is influenced from some of our favorite bands, like Circa Survive and Explosions In The Sky, that most pop punk bands wouldn't add in to the mix.

Broken People came out last year at the beginning of the year are you guys currently working on any new music or a follow­up to that EP?

We are definitely working on new music constantly, not exactly sure what our next release will be as far as length, but we are currently in the studio demoing stuff out. We'll be posting a cover later this week to hold people over in the meantime.

Vinyl is such a big deal in today's music scene. Any chance we will see some of your releases on vinyl anytime soon?

We actually have a vinyl out! Our split with Firestarter is out on 7-inch vinyl. You can pick one up on the Darth Fader Records website. We hope to be releasing more vinyl in the future, but most likely not for any of our past releases.

You've got an upcoming show with Man Overboard, Transit, Forever Came Calling, and Knuckle Puck. When you play a show like this and you're playing with bands that have huge followings are you starting to notice kids in the crowds that are coming just for you guys and singing along with the songs? If so how does that make you feel as a band?

I wouldn't say people are coming just for us, but we definitely see a lot of familiar faces. We're very fortunate to have a really supportive scene that comes out and sings along. It's always a lot of fun playing these bigger shows in our hometown, because we don't just get our usual fans, but also people who wouldn't normally have heard us. It feels awesome though to see how much we've grown in a year. We love everyone that supports us, you all mean the world.

Is it true that you are people's girlfriends new favorite band?

We hope so! Haha

I guess that about wraps it up. Thanks for taking the time to answer the questions. Do you have anything else you would like to add?

Nope, just thanks for the interview, and thanks to whoever cared enough to read it!

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