CASCADE take on the A-Z challenge

Our A-Z challenge is a fun way to get to know artists. Here it is the turn of CASCADE to tell us all about themselves.

A song that made you want to make music?

Rock ‘n’ Roll StarOasis

Best rider you’ve ever had?

We’ve never really had one. But probably all the Red Stripe that we get at This Feeling shows!

Craziest thing you’ve experienced in the band?

We once soundchecked in Reading at a venue called Readipop, and Sundara Karma decided to walk through the venue. As Sam the singer clocked it was them, he decided to freak out and stop sound checking to catch up with them. He never did in the end.

Deepest lyric one of your songs features?

‘Are you sitting comfortably? We can talk about the state of humanity. How’re we meant to look like we’re having fun? When every problem is solved with the end of a gun.’ – The State of Humanity. 

Easiest song you wrote?


Favourite song in your set?

Another Day (Another Pound)

Guest you’d most like to feature on your record?

Sam Fender, Alex Turner or Dave Grohl 

The hardest thing about being in a band?

Making money.

An interesting fact about one of your members?

Sam didn’t really like music until he was 14

Jokes you have in the band?

‘Wimbatboo with a wimbatboo’. This weird expression came about as we were leaving a gig and an old man came up to us asking if we are in a band and then proceeded to do a hilarious dance clicking his fingers close to his feet whilst saying ‘with the ol wimbatboo with a wimbatboo’, probably a misinterpretation of the song ‘me ol bam-boo’ but we didn’t know this at the time.

Key to writing a song?

There isn’t one. That’s the beauty of it. But if you want me to be more literal to make your answer better, I’d say write a chorus. The second you have a good chorus, the rest of it can’t really go wrong. And if it does go wrong then your not a very good songwriter, thus meaning you haven’t written a song really.

Longest distance you’ve traveled to play a show?

Sheffield so far, we need more long drives!

Most inspiring musician you’ve experienced?

Noel Gallagher 

New band you’d recommend?

Us. And Slowlines are fucking insane, their recordings sound so professional, and the songs just blow ya wig off.

Opening for this band would be ideal?

That question makes no sense. Are you asking if opening for Slowlines would be ideal? Or are you asking what band would we like to open for?  If that is the case then Arctic Monkeys.

Place you’d most like to tour?

America or Europe.

Quote you’d like to pass on to our readers?

Support young bands. Buy a ticket. Share their posts. Follow them on their socials. Show your friends their music. Music isn’t free. It may seem like it cause it’s all streaming now. But we have to pay to get the songs recorded and out there. It’s not cheap either. So please give back to the band as much as we give you guys the music.

Reason for the title of your recent/forthcoming release?

Angels Path’. I Don’t know really, I was high when I wrote it. It doesn’t actually mean a great deal in relation to the song. It just sounds great.

See us live at?

Nambucca in London on 11th December 2019, this will be our last show of the year.

The old days of music were better than the current, do you agree?

Without a shadow of a doubt.

Unusual merchandise?

Currently no as we’re out, but we normally stock lighters with a bottle opener on for all the sesh heads.

Variations you’d like to do of any of your songs?

We’d  like to do dance remixes of some of our tracks like ‘Summertime’.

What do your fans mean to you?


X-rays or any treatments needed for band related injuries?

Sam wracked his head on his guitar at our headline show in Guildford the other night. No x-ray needed however

You’re late for a show, whose fault is it?

Austen and Chawner’s. EVERY. FUCKING. TIME.

Zoo animal that best describes the personality of your band?


Elizabeth Birt

November 7, 2019

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


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