Interview – Looms

Looms is a 4-piece indie rock band from Brooklyn, NY. They formed back in 2012 and are influenced by a variety of artists including Muse, Radiohead, Regina Spektor, The Beatles, Dr. Dog, and Led Zeppelin. The band has become known for their emotionally captivating lyrics and peculiar style. Learn more about the band from their fill in the blanks and be sure to check out their debut single “Happiness” below. looms2 We are….

  • Sharif Mekawy –  vocals/keys/guitar
  • Harry Morris Jr. – guitar
  • A. Hammond Murray – bass
  • Zach Eichenhorn – drums

Three words we’d use to describe us are….Hot Cross Buns

The story/meaning behind our name Looms is….Words with multiple meanings are cool!!

We met each other…..Harry, Andy, and Sharif met in New Jersey while playing in other bands. Sharif met Zach after moving to Brooklyn and working at the Brooklyn Bowl as a sound engineer.

The pickiest eater is….We are all carnivors. Zack hates scallion cream cheese, Sharif loves leftovers, Andy refuses to eat unless its got whiskey in it, Harry is a chef so he cooks only foods he despises (like cobra hood jerky and ribeye grissle pate)

The most OCD member is….Sharif, don’t touch him

For fun we like to….Keep people out of jail, Head to the mountains, Travel abroad, Write music, Purchase guitars

We’re currently listening to….Blood Orange radio

Our favorite tracks to play live are….All of a Sudden (new)

If we play/cover another band’s music it’s….Radiohead or Wilco

Waking Days was recorded in….Paramus, NJ at Gearbox Recording Studio

Something odd we want our fans to know about us is….Andy will be your public defender if you get in trouble at our show

We’re absolutely terrified of….The rent increases in Williamsburg

Our last meals would be….Eggs, hummus, avocado, sriracha on a Croissant

In the next six months you should expect….New music following up Waking Days!

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(Photos courtesy of Dylan Johnson)

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