Interview with

Pony Asteroid

Virgin nature and big cities,
heavens and hells,
glory and death,
music and silence…
We all love ups and downs, it makes our hearts beat stronger.

Facts

Placebo chose Pony Asteroid as their supporting band .
The band is working on their debut album with Grammy-winning
producer Reuven Amiel in Miami.
While the album is being finished some of the members moved to Berlin. They will be playing soon in different Berlin venues and other
european cities.

Questions

What is the biggest inspiration for your music?
Madness, nature and pretty hearts.

How and when did you get into making music?
Rainer: “Hearing my uncle play Bob Dylan on acoustic guitar” (13 years)
Michael: “Sitting on a drum kit for the first time”    (12 years)

What are your 5 favourite albums of all time?
“Damned Damned Damned” – The Damned
“Off the Wall” – Michael Jackson
“If You Are Into It I’m Out Of It” – Christoph De Babalon
“Tago Mago” – Can
“Let it Bleed” – Rolling Stones

What do you associate with Berlin?
Krautrock, David Bowie and Iggy Pop

What’s your favourite place in your town?
Our white beds wherever we are

If there was no music in the world, what would you do instead?
Rainer: “I would be a painter my whole life”
Michael: “A truck driver”

What was the last record you bought?
Rainer: “MBV” – My Bloody Valentine
Michael: “The New Classics” – Iggy Azalea

Who would you most like to collaborate with?
Prince

What was your best gig (as performer or spectator)?
Performer: Opening Placebo in Monumental Stadium Lima

How important is technology to your creative process?
As important as experimenting with organic sounds

Do you have siblings and how do they feel about your career?
They are our closest friends.

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Links:
Soundcloud ponyasteroid.com | Facebook | Interview with (name of the artist) by Digital in Berlin

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