This weekend is yet another Park Acoustics and yet again, they have such a rocking line up. One of the acts that will be performing is a multi talented group of musicians called Searching Silence. They are super excited for this gig.. Here is what they had to say:
Interview: Searching Silence
Hello guys.. How you all doing this fine day?
We are doing great!
Before we get started, can you please introduce us to the members of Searching Silence and where in SA you guys come from?
For the moment Searching Silence consists of Myself (Ty) and Ricardo Benigno (Sound Language). They are currently touring Europe so I got two of my closest friends to come join me for the day. My brothers George Sax (Saxophone) and the legendary turntablist Dj Soosh.
How/Where did you guys meet up to form Searching Silence?
The funny thing is, myself and Ricardo go way back. He has been an artist I’ve looked up to for many years. So, I started producing music just over a year ago and I made this track I really liked. I sent it to him… And That’s where it all started. We spent the next 8 months on our first Single… It’s called Subconscious. Can’t wait to share it with you!
Can you give us a short background on the name Searching Silence?
I’m not going to tell you the full story heheheh. But a couple of names were thrown around. It was actually Searching for Silence. When we dropped the ‘’for’’ and it just stuck.
How would you describe you ‘sound’ in 5 words?
Real, Deep, Liquid, Glitchy, Techno Music
Who/What are some of your musical inspirations?
Breakbeat is my routes, I love Liquid D n B and the Deep tech sits very close to my heart. The artist that Shaped me: Karfty Kuts, Netsky , Mr. Bill, Stimming, Max Cooper and Sound Language…. There is so many I should stop.
Our local scene has been growing positively over the past few years… What are your thoughts on our local music scene at the moment and if there is anything you wish to see happen differently?
Our music scene is exploding. There is so many youngsters coming up and stepping up to the plate. And knocking it out the park. I’m also seeing some of our biggest acts collaborating. I think that is what I want to see more of. Artist and Big artists working together. Slowly our Scene is realizing it’s not a race. And we are all winning. It’s about the music at the end of the day.
Are there any local acts that you think need a special mention?
Definitely Sound Language. They doing so well oversees at the moment. The just got booked for Elrow in South America. So proud of them. Waving our flag high.
You will be coming up to Pretoria this month to play at Park Acoustics… Are you excited for this gig? What can we expect from your set?
The last time I was this exited for a gig was the 15 year Oppi with Groove Armada! You can expect me to go back to my routes. Some Breaks Definitely, Maybe a house no or 2. With Soosh there definitely a couple hip hop numbers. We’ll see. Don’t want to give it all away
Anything that you guys are currently working on that we would be interested in hearing about?
I Wish I could let the cat out of the bag but I can’t because it’s not in the bag yet. Let’s just say if we nail it, It’s big.
Where can we follow you on Social media?
For the moment, we are on Facebook and Sound Cloud. Instagram Coming Soon!
Thanks for your time guys…!!