SEEKING

Band to Join, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Keyboard.

ABOUT

Is the silence deafening? Is there something burning within you? Do you need a voice to get it out? You have an incredible story. You are a unique inspiration. We are the instruments of lyrical and musical expression who can make your voice heard. Yes, you can count on our discretion.

Viola Velvette also employs prolific,versatile composers who can efficiently produce a soundtrack in any style or genre, for any purpose. Whether it be a catchy ringtone or a score to accompany the ending credits of an indie film, inbox for requests and prices!

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Lyrically inspired by the industrial rock and avante garde post punk scene in TO and the literate, poetic lyrical content of UK grunge/postpunk band such as Garbage, Siouxsie, and Joy Division, Viola Velvette was formed in 2013. Driven by the ideology that art never expresses anything other than what it knows, our songs strive to speak of the difficult yet common experiences of "going through stuff" that the average person can't say with impunity. Anything beyond what we know is pretentious, and we don't want to insult the listener's intelligence.

Sound-wise, the music itself is drenched in reverb, battered by a storm of steady and unrelenting staccato guitar and driving bassline, which is then contrasted by light and uplifting vocals in the traditional fashion of european female-fronted metal bands that first set precedence for this sort of sound.

Viola Velvette welcome any DAW user for collaborations on remoxes, covers, or new projects. Casually looking for a seasoned drummer and guitarist who share similar influences to contribute as full-time band members. Opening hours are 6pm - 10pm (because, y'know, we have jobs and stuff.)

Screen name:
Viola Velvette
Member since:
Jun 18 2015
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
6
Gigs played:
10 to 50
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

See: https://soundcloud.com/viola-velvette/accum-depre

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Expert
Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Vocalist - Baritone:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

M-Audio interface, Yamaha keyboard, FL Studio, a short-scale bass and guitar, and hot chai tea lattes to warm the vox...

MUSIC