Hot Takes: Getting to know Julia Marcell

Welcome to the feature; Hot Takes! We chat to a band or artist that we have unearthed as some what of a hidden gem and allow them the chance to introduce themselves to you, the reader.

Q1 – Who is in your band?

Thomas Fietz on drums, Thomsen Slowey Merkel on bass, Bartosz Staszkiewicz on keys. I sing and play keys and guitar.


Q2 – What is your take on your own sound?



Q3 – If someone was listening to your music for the first time, what song would you tell them to listen to and why?

Cerebral Bliss” I like that one a lot and it’s the most representative of the album.

Q4 – What is the plan for 2020?

I’m working on a feature film “Skull Echo”. In 2020 I hope to have the screenplay ready to shoot and to begin working with actors.


Q5 – What is the one song you wish you wrote?

Just one? The SmithsThere Is A Light That Never Goes Out


Q6 – What three bands inspired or continue to inspire you the most?

Arvo Pärt, Radiohead, Taylor Swift


Q7 – Where can our readers see you live or listen to your music?

As this is the time of the pandemic, currently only on the internet and here’s the link:


Q8 – If your band was an animal, what would it be and why?

An owl – nocturnal, they fly silently, need a lot of space, have huge wings and can turn their heads 270 degrees. Then there’s also that fairy tale magic element to them that definitely appeals to me.

Elizabeth Birt

June 17, 2020

Band management assistant. Goth princess and lover of all things music and sport.


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