Featured On Episode
Band/Artist Name & Pronunciation: Distant Creatures - II - diss- tent kree-churrzz
Recommended if you like: Slowdive, Ride, Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The Pale Saints
Story behind your band/artist name: Named after a song we liked by The Daysleepers
Band Members: Mina Karimi (vocals), Dane Di Pierro (guitar & synthesizer), Chris Mathews (guitar), Mike Lewis (bass) & Ben Silvernail (drums)
What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : Our band members live in DC, Fairfax and Loudoun counties. We usually practice in Sterling.
At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: Our singer Mina is a local visual artist and can often be found selling artwork at Eastern Market in DC.
Except for our bassist we were all from other places (New York, Michigan & Iran) before we came to this area following work or
Our guitarist Dane once met Ben Stein at National airport
Anything else we should know, or you want to share: This spring we’re showcasing newly written music at our shows around the DMV area.
Official Website URL: www.distantcreatures.com
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/thedistantcreatures
Other Links: http://DistantCreatures.bandcamp.com
Main Genre: Indie
Other Genres: dream pop, shoegaze, indie rock, indie pop