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RGM Introducing – HVIRESS

Hiya folks thanks for joining us in the virtual RGM lounge today, grab a brew and take a seat.

What made you decide to start the band?

Mish – We got a bit bored of our other bands 

Hana – Also the moon said we should

Introduce us all to the members and your musical history?

Mish – Well there’s only two of us, unless you include Princess Snax. 

Hana – I come from 3 generations of Tibetan bowl players, now I just like to rock the mic.

How positive are you feeling now restrictions are loosening?

Mishkin – I’m feeling pretty loose, I like to do a lot deep meditation, it really helps me unwind.

How much are you looking forward to playing live?

Hana – Well we’ve never played live as HVIRESS, but we’ve imagined it many times.

Whats one question you’re sick of being asked when interviewed?

Mishkin – How do you say “HVIRESS”, don’t you think it’s obvious? Just put a V in it. 

What’s your favourite song right now from another band currently on your local circuit?

Hana – I prefer to listen to the trees, they are always singing to me

Do you sign up to any conspiracy theories? 

Mishkin – The truth is out there

Hana – And so are aliens

What support is out there for new artists in Brighton ?

Hana – I think it’s particularly important to join a local coven, that way you can always be sure to have the support of the goddess, blessed be. 

Who is inspiring you at the minute on the Brighton unsigned scene?

Mishkin – Emberhoney, she’s beautiful, talented, and a witch.

Hana – What a babe

What useless party trick /talent do you have/? 

Mishkin – I can play songs on my teeth. 

What was the most fun you have had on stage?

Mishkin – Once I got my period mid performance and had blood running down my legs. I’ve never felt so at one with nature whilst on stage

What was the worst experience on stage?

Hana – I electrocuted myself while performing an on stage ritual, rather embarassing actually



Tell us something about each member that you think people would be surprised about? 

Hana – Not everybody knows that I am a pagan, as well as a vegan, which makes me a pegan

Mishkin – My hair isn’t really my hair

If you had to describe your band to an alien how would you describe them? 

Hana – we are the sound of the apocalypse, and welcome to planet earth.

Which one of the band is the most unpredictable and why?

Mishkin – I am, because you never know when I might burst into flames

Which one of the band is the biggest nightmare? (Just a bit of fun) 

Hana – I am, because I am frequently getting possessed by demonic forces

What advice would you give someone going into the music industry?

Mishkin – what’s the music industry? Sounds fun.

Whats your biggest achievement as a band/

Hana – Once we contacted the ghost of Rachmaninov, he was lovely, and blessed our songs with extra talent.

Right now, whats pissing you of the most? (Cant say the virus )

Mishkin – my tights have a ladder in them

Tell us about a time when you had a proper reyt laugh while you were together?

Hana – we never laugh

Whats your favourite song to play live and why?

Mishkin – Arrival, it’s the only song we’ve got

We recently reviewed your last single. How did you feel the review went?

Hana – it was wonderful, we really feel that you understood our genre: Post-Raphelite Witchcore

What are your plans for the year ahead 

Mishkin – our next song, Golden Apple is coming out soon

Hana – Also, we plan on making lots of voodoo dolls

Is there anything else you would like to share with the world?

Mishkin – Peace, love, light and Namaste, bitches



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Hana – Blessed Be