Our song Ceto is intentionally ambiguous to let the listener make their own meaning, but to me it was about personifying the ocean so the relationship becomes more personal, shedding light on how we can mistreat it.

Live Interview Thursday April 18 at 8 pm et
Episode #581: A.V.A Live Radio Behind The Music with Jacqueline Jax :
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/avaliveradio/2018/04/19/episode-581-ava-live-radio-behind-the-music-with-jacqueline-jax
Jacqueline Jax logo photoInterview by Jacqueline Jax
host of A.V.A Live Radio
Band Name: Scarlet Drive
Michael Millimaci – Guitar/Vocals
Michael Madafferi – Lead Guitar
Maddey Eccleston – Bass
Brandon Francis – Drums
Person Interviewing: Michael Millimaci
Song name: Ceto
Music Genre:: Alternative
 Our song Ceto is intentionally ambiguous to let the listener make their own meaning, but to me it was about personifying the ocean so the relationship becomes more personal, shedding light on how we can mistreat it.

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My music is: alternative with elements of punk, funk and reggae. A lot of this comes from the eclectic tastes of each individual.
How do you think this release represents your current direction: Tough question… I think it’s definitely in the direction we want to head but not necessarily to be confined within a ‘reggae’ genre all the time.

Where do you create your music?:

A lot of the time the song starts in my bedroom. I try to write organically so rather than having a designated time to write, I just write when there’s something to be said. Then it comes together in the rehearsal space as everyone adds their own flair. Finally in the studio is where we make quite a few adjustments (we are afflicted with perfectionism).

How do you stay focused and balance creating with life:
I think it’s important to let the process flow naturally, while it means there will be periods (sometimes long!) where there’s not much writing happening, an audience will always know when it’s forced. Taking extended breaks and staying healthy are also important of course, and once you find that right idea, chase it all the way down the rabbit hole!

What piece of music advice forever changed your way of thinking?: ‘The person who enjoys their work never works a day in their life’. For me this was really a catalyst to pursue music and is now my goal, to be able to ‘work’ full-time eventually.

I live in…
I live in Perth, Australia… The music scene here is a bit isolated. We are the most isolated city in the world so it’s not uncommon for acts on tour to just skip over us. But, the community that does exist is very tight-knit and supporting.
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