The Faim ‹ Pepperdine Graphic


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The Faim is a brand new, rising pop-rock band from Australia. Since its debut in February 2018, the band has bought out excursions and reveals throughout Australia and Europe. The Faim is coming to Los Angeles with Andy Black of Black Veil Brides to play at The El Rey on April 14.

Stephen Beerkens, bassist and pianist for the band, spoke about its journey thus far.

“The band fashioned in November 2014, simply over 4 years in the past now,” Beerkens stated. “Me and Josh, our singer, went to highschool collectively. We have been in the identical music class, and we simply thought, ‘Hey, we should always begin jamming some songs.’ So we simply began jamming, placing just a few issues collectively and swiftly we began writing and placing songs on the market for individuals to listen to.”

Due to the varied vary of music the members listened to rising up, Beerkens stated there are numerous totally different influences on their music.

“We’ve all these totally different influences coming into the band, which is nice for writing,” Beerkens stated. “We’re mainly getting the most effective from all of the worlds we dwell in.”

The Faim has even been capable of write with a number of the songwriters and bands its members look as much as, akin to Pete Wentz (Fall Out Boy), Mark Hoppus (blink-182) and Josh Dun (Twenty One Pilots).

“Every songwriter that we’ve labored with brings their very own distinctive perspective,” Beerkens stated. “It’s actually nice to have the ability to work with so many various artists.”

The band’s music is the product of the varied genres the members love and relate to. Beerkens stated the band’s style is various pop-rock in the meanwhile, although it’s in all probability going to go to extra of an alternate rock style.

“[The genre is] very broad, and that’s what we’ve wished to do for the reason that get-go,” Beerkens stated. “We’ve wished to launch music that isn’t set in a single straight style. Style is changing into so fluid today. With each new band that’s popping out, it’s an amalgamation of two or three totally different genres multi function. And that’s what we wish to do. [We want] each track to showcase a distinct facet of who we’re as musicians.”

The band’s identify may be very distinctive. When debating between names they have been “taking part in with totally different concepts of the phrase ‘fame’ however didn’t wish to spell it f-a-m-e,” Beerkens stated. “We discovered that for those who spell the phrase f-a-i-m, it means ‘starvation’ in French. And that’s one thing that immediately related to us due to our starvation to succeed.”

Not too long ago, The Faim has been engaged on releasing new music.

“The music goes to be numerous,” Beerkens stated. “It’s going to be in a extra rockin’ route which we will’t wait to showcase. After which these songs are going to translate very effectively dwell.”

The Faim shall be performing in LA with Andy Black April 14, showcasing a few of its model new music. The band members stated they’re very grateful for all of the help they’ve seen thus far prior to now yr.

“A great ol’ thanks for everybody that’s studying this and everybody that has supported us within the US thus far,” Beerkens stated.


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