Stone Iris

Posted by Christopher Rudder

It takes more than a basic passion to craft tugging melodies, living lyrics and fuel a thunderous magnetic groove. Due to a deep seated devotion to music Stone Iris strives to do just this. Stone Iris are honing their skills and musicianship and have worked tirelessly on exploiting their own personal, unique attributes to nurture a sound that is organically crafted and undeniably authentic.

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"Hide and Seek" by: Stone Iris

Building on musical backgrounds drenched in blues, metal, rock, pop, rap and funk, Stone Iris has tapped into a vein that employs intriguing elements from a diverse range of genres. “Our sound is a representation of us being victorious- rising above the norm, doing it our way… There are very few things that feel as good as being really into a song. It’s something like magic, not a substance or a drug… it’s so powerful, ” says El Niven. Big without being overbearing, intelligent without undue complexity, Stone Iris’s songs possess a strong melodic and rhythmic content that reflect the bands willingness to delve into life’s full palette of emotions.

CR: I wanna thank you for taking time out of your schedule to talk with me and Rogue Magazine’s Hearing Aid. How Are You?

 

Stone Iris: Doing great, cheers.

 

CR:...iiight lets do this!!! Aside from music and what is written in your bio, tell us something about you that your fans don’t know.

 

Stone Iris: On Sundays we have themed pot luck dinners. We have done a Greek night, Italian, Ukrainian, pizza night, but the majority of the time it ends up being Mexican. Pretty much any one is invited, you just bring a dish to match the theme and wear something rad. 

 

CR: As an artist, the musical journey is a long (trust me I know) and cannot be done by oneself. Who are some of the people in your life who have supported you and continue to support you through you musical career.

 

Stone Iris: Family has played a huge role in the bands upbringing, along with many close friends, and teachers. And obviously we could not keep keeping' on without supporting each other.

 

CR: So...At what point in your life did you know you wanted to pursue a musical career and realize that you had what it takes to succeed in the messed up industry.

 

Stone Iris: It’s different