10 Questions With Howling

Howling are Ry X and Âme's Frank Wiedemann, two men extremely in touch with their feelings—and yours. The duo's recent release Sacred Ground (Monkeytown) combines the sincerest forms of indie-pop and Innervisions-esque house to make tracks for the melody hungry dance music enthusiast. Maybe that's you?

1 memorable line in a song: “She’s a tear that hangs inside my soul forever.” —Jeff Buckley, “Lover, You Should’ve Come Over” off Grace.

2 decisions we regret: Each thing we do, regretful or not, is part of our learning. We could say we regret many things we’ve been a part of, but then we wouldn’t have learned and grown from those experiences. So it’s all part of our journey.

3 artists that should collaborate: Björk, Radiohead and Fela Kuti.

4 ways out of an argument: There are only three ways out of an argument: humility, love and trust.

5 years from now music will be… Magical, still.

6 hours ago… Ry was getting kicked in the middle of the night by a three-year-old.

7 albums everyone should own: Every one of the Âme albums they have never put out. Other than that, there are too many to list, because music is deep and wide. Every day requires a new experience in the vast ocean of music.

After 8 a.m. (in the club)… Frank is probably about to go on.

Our cloud 9 is… Somewhere beautiful and peaceful on an ocean with waves to surf, a studio ready to create in, amazing food and our friends and families by our side.

I wouldn’t touch it with a 10 foot pole: We’re open. Let’s touch it.

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2015 issue of Electronic Beats Magazine. To read more from this issue, click here.


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