The Artists


December 13th, 2013

Prog Rock / Future Jazz • Astoria, NY, USA •

“A figment of your imagination. A glitch in this reality.”

Unraveled Artist Interview:

Q: Why did you make this song? What does it mean to you?
A: Ralgy: Xibalbia is an exploration of the demons within us all. I made this song because it had to be made. The name Xibalbia is a misspelling of the actual word Xibalba, an underground world of the dead that is known in Mayan Mythology.

A: Alex: It means a celebration, a sort of cramped leg dancing. Whenever I hear Xibalbia by myself I cover my eyes and remember adolescent promises.

A: Manny: I didn’t make it. But I really love it because to me it sounds very ethereal at times and I really get into it.

Q: What do you want listeners to understand from this creation?
A: Ralgy: I say take whatever you can from it. I’m not going to force a perspective of it on anyone.

A: Manny: I just want them to bob their heads and eat cake.

Q: How can people support you further?
A: Ralgy: We’re releasing our album, Midnight Sun. Buy it because we’re poor.

A: Alex: Buy our album and tell your friends about us, we want to have enough money to travel and tickle your ear-sockies.

A: Manny: We hope to tour soon so anything really helps. A shout out, a purchase, whatever you want.

Q: What is your ultimate vision for your work?
A: Ralgy: To rule the world. And then give out free Aged Canadian Cheddar. Pounds of it. I think that would stop wars or whatever. Right? I don’t know, I’m not a politician.

A: Alex: To lend our souls proactively through our music, ultimately becoming a friendly whisper to all those whom still remember what it’s like to count with their fingers. We are all about love; everything we do is inspired by some sort of love. The result of our music is through that solidified chemistry. I want to spread my love, I want to love you. Also, I want my music to become into a creepy fragile loving gnome, the kind that is found in those Colombian folklore stories.

A: Manny: We just wanna be able to feed our families doing what we love most in this world.

Q: Do you consider your music to fall within a genre(s)?
A: Ralgy:We’re mostly Prog Rock. I’d like to keep it at that so we don’t confuse anyone.

A: Alex: We are Future jazz

A: Manny: That’s a tough one. I never really think about it but I guess you could call THIS album a mix of Rock, Funk, Progressive, Blues. But keep your head on a swivel for the next CD ’cause no two songs we make are the same…at ALL.

Featured image (above) photographed by Isabella Clarke for Unraveled during the Unraveled Micro Tour show at The Go Lounge in San Diego on 10/4/14.

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