Following the release of their brand new EP of covers, Generation K, we caught up with creative duo Aiakor Swag, to find out more about the project, their journey as a band, and their plans for the future. Here’s the conversation in full.
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Hey – thanks for the interview! Congrats on the release of the new EP. What can you tell us about this project, what does it mean for you?
This project was our kind of escape from the current situation, we succeeded making music, although it was very difficult. It helped us and hopefully our audience to feel less lonely and we believe that it will inspire other people to remain creative even during hard circumstances.
Why did you choose these particular tracks to cover?
All of us love those songs very much and we wanted to recreate them together.
Do you also write originals, or is live performance your main passion?
We wanted our favourite songs to be on the first album, but we are working on original material also. We hope that we will come back to live performances as soon as the situation will allow.
How did the three of you meet, and what prompted you to start making music together?
We are really good friends despite of different ages, we share the same passion to music and we wanted to create a new generation of art and inspiration.
What’s your greatest ambition or dream as a band?
First of all we want to come back to the stage and to feel once more the excitement of live performance. And we just want to make people smile.
Where are you based, and do you plan to tour when things calm down during the new year?
We are an Israeli band, but we hope that we will have an opportunity to spread positivity to the world.
Is there anything else we should know?
We want to spread the message that everything is possible and all you need is to believe in yourself and to work hard, because no one else would.
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