California’s So Many Wizards have created their own brand of dream-pop; an amazing class of “bedroom pop”. As the weather is finally turning from snowy, cold winters to bright, sunny days, we know we’ll be playing So Many Wizards non-stop. Now it’s time for them to put you in a great, warm mood, so have a read as we spoke to So Many Wizards about their creative website, ultimate concert line-ups, and the Lakers!
AMBY: Hey So Many Wizards! Thanks for speaking with AMBY, how are you all doing?
So Many Wizards: Doing good. In the middle of recording the next record! Yikes. We’re excited.
AMBY: If you had to describe each member in the band with one word, which word would define them?
So Many Wizards: Erik Felix – Pragmatic, Melody – Psychedelic, Nima – Dreamer, Devin – Innocent
AMBY: We can’t get enough of your song Best Friends– it has such a neat sound! Who or what inspired the track?
So Many Wizards: Nima wrote it while spending a lot of time at Griffin Park. He was in the zone.
AMBY: Where did the name So Many Wizards come from?
So Many Wizards: Inspired by the classic saga of Don Quixote.
AMBY: What’s does the band have planned for 2013?
So Many Wizards: Coming out with a fantastic new record.
AMBY: Your website is great! Where did the idea of the elephant and lion escaping the cabinet come from?
So Many Wizards: Those are the toy animals from the handmade TREE EP’s we used to sell. We thought it would be funny. Hope you got a smile out of it.
AMBY: If you could tour anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
So Many Wizards: We got to tour the UK last year. That was pretty amazing but we always wanted to tour Japan. Seems like a different world over there. They need some So Many Wizards in their life for sure.
AMBY: Who would be in your ultimate concert line-up?
So Many Wizards: Last year at the Viva Pomona festival it came close to the ultimate. We got to share the stage with The Babies, Grass Widow and La Sera. OMG city.
AMBY: What would a movie based on the band be called?
So Many Wizards: Never Wake Up: The crazy misadventures of Nima Kazerouni and friends.
AMBY: Which artists would you recommended our readers check out?
So Many Wizards: Check out The Babies, Grass Widow, Pangea, Moses Cambell.
AMBY: And lastly, what’s something about So Many Wizards that nobody knows
So Many Wizards: Erik Felix loves the Lakers more than anyone in L.A.