Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Kaskade-led Late Night Alumni, based in Utah, releases fourth album


< Previous Page


How did you get involved with Kaskade?

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

I think Ryan is always on the look-out for vocalists. Late Night Alumni had already been formed before John and I came on. They’d even tried recording with another vocalist, which didn’t end up working out. They heard my voice on a local Christmas compilation and asked me to come into the studio to try my voice over a song. That song was "Empty Streets." That ended up being the first Late Night Alumni song, and things just took off from there.

What does your latest album say about the group and its aspirations?

I think this last album took more of a concentrated effort to put together since we were all geographically farther apart than we had been for the other albums. Because of that, we all put a little more into it knowing we really wanted to make it work. We’d also decided when we started working on "The Beat Becomes a Sound" that we wanted to start doing live shows. So, getting the music out there was essentially what inspired the theme of the album ... The album happened over the span of a few months in various locations and came together in pieces as a collaboration of beats, melodies, thoughts and emotions. The name of the album references that moment when these previously unspoken things become actual sound waves and enter our lives as tangible ideas to be experienced by others.

Why shoot a live video series?

We originally planned on filming the live Salt Lake show and putting it out on DVD, but because of business logistics, that got put on hold and the label thought a YouTube series would be the best way to get it out to fans.


story continues below
story continues below

What does the future hold?

Do you have any concerts coming up? Where can one find/buy your album?

We are taking a few months off from live shows because I’ll be having a baby in May. We should be up and performing again by the end of summer, if all goes well.

Late Night Alumni’s "The Beat Becomes a Sound" is now available on iTunes.

View their first single Shine and music video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ZzM9W7Fjie4

Preview the album here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=puS8C_3yMTk

View the first episode of their live video series here: http://youtu.be/mKj9mDqMJsM



Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Videos
Jobs
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Login to the Electronic Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.