Introducing: Ten Millennia

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introducing new yorkshire band artist

From Yorkshire, Smooth 80/90s Grooves Re-booted…

YOUR NAME: Wayne Pollock
BAND NAME: Ten Millennia
WHAT DO YOU DO/PLAY? Keyboards
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN TOGETHER AS A BAND/PLAYING MUSIC? 5 plus years.

GIVE US 3 REASONS WHY WE SHOULD TRACK DOWN, LISTEN AND DISCOVER YOUR MUSIC?
1. We are a Yorkshire band and love playing local venues/festivals.
2. We enjoy being creative. Making up funky riffs/playing around in the studio and getting a good vibe on record. We hope that comes across in our music.
3. We have put our own spin on the soul/funk sounds of the 1980/90s.

ten millennia interview soul groove from yorkshireWHERE DO YOU SOUND BEST – FESTIVAL, CLUB, BEDROOM – OR SOMEWHERE ELSE?
We sound best playing rowdy pubs, back of trucks and big festivals/theatres. Anywhere really…

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST…
RECORD? Michael Jackson – Bad
CD? Blur – Parklife
DOWNLOAD? Alicia Keys – ‘If I Ain’t Got You’

SO, WHEN IT ALL GOES RIGHT AND YOU’VE GOT A MANSION AND A SUPERMODEL GIRL/BOYFRIEND, WHAT WILL BE YOUR BIGGEST MUSICAL INDULGENCE?
A holiday in the Caribbean.

SO, WHEN IT ALL GOES WRONG AND YOU’VE ACRIMONIOUSLY BROKEN UP CITING HUGE MUSICAL DIFFERENCES, WHAT DO YOU FALL BACK ON?
I love music so hopefully I will always manage to do something in this field.

“Let’s do it all again..”

PLEASE CITE SOME INTER-BAND MUSICAL DIFFERENCES…
The band have quite a mixture of differences from Chic, Shalamar, Skunk Anansie, The Bros. Landreth, Jack Savoretti, Buddy Rich, Nina Simone, Stevie Wonder, Beatles to name a few…

ten millennia Turn Me On Single artworkWHO ARE YORKSHIRE’S FINEST IN CULTURE, SPORT AND MUSIC?
Brownlee Brothers, Emily Brontë , Corinne Bailey Rae, Jane Mcdonald, Rhubarb.

NAME YOUR SUPERGROUP – WHO’S PLAYING WHAT AND WHO’S ON VOCALS?
Well.. it would be Prince on guitar, Stevie Wonder on vocals and keyboards, James Jamerson on bass and Bernard Purdie on drums.

GO SEE THIS FILM: Dead Man’s Shoes
GO READ THIS BOOK: 1984
GREAT LOST BAND/ARTIST: Nina Simone
WOULDN’T BE CAUGHT DEAD SUPPORTING: Can’t say. Music is intensely subjective and I admire anyone who gets up there and gives it a go.
LONDON, L.A OR LEEDS? It has to be Leeds! Wouldn’t mind the weather in LA though.

AND FINALLY… AS YOU LEAVE THE STAGE, WHAT ARE YOUR PARTING WORDS.
Let’s do it all again..

Ten Millennia’s debut album is available for pre-order now: tenmillennia.com

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