When did you first start making music and what led you there?
We first started making music very suddenly, when Nathaniel (our lead singer) was asked to do a solo gig and quickly rounded up the rest of Mylk so that he didn’t have to play by himself. One rehearsal later and Mylk was a band.
Tell us about your new single, ‘Not My Fault’. What is the story behind it? What inspired it?
The main inspiration for the song was the chorus melody that was hummed in Nathaniel’s head at about 2am one morning. After that, he just had to write a song around that melody and after about 40 minutes with the rest of the band, ‘Not My Fault’ was born.
How would you describe your sound and how did you come to it?
Our sound is gritty, groovy alternative rock with a focus on melody and storytelling. We like to think we were influenced by Pixies and Kings of Leon’s earlier stuff. We came to this sound purely through writing as much music as we could, and eventually began writing more and more songs that sounded similar sonically.
What can we expect from your upcoming single launch at the Grace Darling Hotel?
We really take pride in our live performances. Mylk gigs tend to be a great time, at least for us, with a fun and safe environment for all encouraged. We make sure that our recorded music is exactly the same as our live performances, in terms of sound, and that the shows give everyone a memorable experience and an excuse to shake yo booty.
Mylk launch ‘Not My Fault’ at the Grace Darling Hotel on Friday August 23. Ticks are $8 on the door.