RYL: When do you plan to release your debut album?
No Girlfriends: When we strike gold, no probably by the end of the year we’ll have an EP
RYL: the first single is titled “Groce”, what it means for you?
No Girlfriend: It was written after one of the member’s ugly break-up, not saying which one… but shes the noisiest.
RYL: Is there a common meaning/theme between all your songs?
No Girlfriends: Empowerment, denial, rage, aggression, oh and I guess love.
RYL: When you first started to make music?
No Girlfriends: Individually since we can remember, collectively about a year ago.
RYL: how do you, usually, write the lyrics and music of your songs?
No Girlfriends: Someone comes up with a riff or a vocal melody or they break up with their significant other
RYL: Which is your favorite rock song (lyrically speaking)?
Rose: Silversun Pickups “Lazy Eye”
Neko: The Smiths “Bigmouth Strikes Again”
Jess: Heart “Alone”
Janelle: Queen “Somebody to Love”
RYL: Which is the most important thing for you while doing music?
No Girlfriends: Being connected to every part of it and creating it fearlessly, not compromising and just loving the process.
RYL: Which is the best verse you ever wrote?
No Girlfriends: The lyrics that mean the most to other people..so I guess we’ll never know.
RYL: Which is the last song you wrote (not published yet)?
No Girlfriends: Well we actually just got a new member (Rose) and we are finally finishing a song we previously released because it never felt done and her finishing touches are proving to be wonderful!
RYL: How Los Angeles is influencing your music
No Girlfriends: We love this city, the vibes- the smog- the sounds- the atmosphere- the live music scene: There is definitely a wealth of talented musicians here so they push us to be better!
Photo Cred: Carrie Shaltz