Hello Necro Facility! How are you?
Henrik: - "I'm great thank you."
Oscar: Hi guys, we feel great! 

You must be happy about all the great reviews you've got? Where you confident you would get such scores?
Henrik: - "Yeah, the reviews have been overwhelmingly good, which is awesome! Actually I had no idea of what to expect with this release. I mean both Oscar and I where confident that this was the way we wanted Necro Facility to develop. And both of us are extremely happy with the album. But I didn't really expect that the reviews would be as good as they are."
Oscar: - "No we didn't have a clue of what was going to happen. We knew we did a very weird turn on our music and structure of song-arrangement and we also knew that many people would take this the wrong way. But we have never considered doing music for other people, as cliche as it may sound. We do music for ourselves. For real. That many people have really opened their eyes and taking this album with respect and optimism makes us confident that the love of new music is still out there!"
 
You've also got some great reviews from the general Swedish press, think you might hit the more mainstream media?
Henrik: - "Honestly. I have no idea of what to expect. It would be cool though. But I also want to point out that this new shift in our music is not a way to try to break into the mainstream. Necro Facility has never been about fame or money. We just want to make music that we like. And 'Wintermute' is the result of that. Equally as much as 'The Black Paintings' and 'The Room' where. But if we would be able to snag a couple of new listeners from "the mainstream" I'd be more than happy."
Oscar: - "I don't know, I think that mainstream in all worlds is a bad word. It shouldn?t be disrespected. Of course songs for just making money is kind of... awkward, but then to write a song from your heart and then hundreds of thousands people digging it, that would be the coolest thing in the world!? Why try to make a song on purpose so weird and strange that you can't even listen to it yourself? You should love the songs you write and don't care about others."
 
Tell us a bit about the process of making 'Wintermute'?
Henrik: It was kind of difficult to record 'Wintermute'. Both Oscar and I have a busy schedule and are often tied up with our personal jobs and careers. So it was difficult to find some time where we could actually meet up and do some music. After 'The Room' both of us took a step back and focused on our personal careers, families and stuff like that. So we didn't get much time to hang out then. So when we started recording 'Wintermute' we just goofed around in the studio a lot. This was the best thing and experience with 'Wintermute' I think. Getting to hang out with Oscar more, play some music and just have a good time in general. Other than that we tried to do a lot of work together in studio. But naturally, we worked with a lot of things separately."
Oscar: - "The whole process of Wintermute was kind of hard in the beginning, we always wanted to make the third album, but we needed the song to see what we wanted to do next. We didn't want to make 'The Room 2' then we wrote do you feel the same, and a long journey took place. we really wanted all the songs should to fit the album. So i think we have thrown away hundreds of ideas, just to make sure the album is fun and energetic to listen to all the way.

How where the general sound change brought into Necro Facility? Was it like "Okay, this is what we are going to do..." or just natural evolution?
Henrik: After 'The Room' we fiddled around with some ideas and tracks, but we didn't feel that we were on the right track. It wasn't until we wrote and recorded "Do you feel the same" that the pieces of the puzzle came together. After that track it felt obvious to us in what way we wanted Necro Facility to develop.
Oscar: - "Necro facility is always developing, because this is an opportunity for us to experiment with music in a way that's never possible ever. We can do what we what, and we release it on our label with full support. It's hard to be so confident to choose the right sounds and still make it so perfect for yourself as possible without starting to releasing stuff just for the sake of it. We have had a hard time doing this, but still with lots of fun. Henrik and I have always been on the same page when it comes to Necro Facility, and we always wanted the same goal. Making new interesting music!"
 
Oscar, how has your recent years as a producer impacted on Necro Facility?
Oscar: - "Of course the know-hows, mix, producing and everything of course gains some more levels, because I do this on a daily basis. I can easily hear if it's a good song or not, instead of listening to it for weeks, trying to figure out if it's worth it to finish it! Necro Facility is still the reason why i am in the music biz."

In a few days, I'll see you guys perform live in Gothenburg, what can I expect and what's the difference from your show at Arvikafestival, many years ago, for an example?
Henrik: - "You can expect a hell of a party and an intimate kick ass club gig. We'll be playing both old and new stuff and this time we are more experienced with live shows. I will be great!"
Oscar: - "Party all night long."  
 
With 'Wintermute' said to be a master piece, both from media and your label manager Torny, how will you manage to follow it up with the next release?
Henrik: - "I've never really felt any pressure when it comes to playing in Necro Facility. We will continue the same way as we've always done. Create new, cool and sexy music that we like."
Oscar: - "We do exactly what we want, and we don't have any pressure to come up with something new."
 
Are you already thinking about a new release, or will it be a couple of years break like between 'The Room' and 'Wintermute'?
Henrik: - "Nothing is planned at the moment. We want to let 'Wintermute' land and do a couple of shows and see how it goes before we start on writing any new material. There will probably be some remixes and stuff coming out though. Stay tuned!"
Oscar: - "Now were doing Wintermute, and that is our main priority."

Any last words to our readers?
Henrik: -"Support your local bands, clubs, Internet zines, labels or whatever. Keep buying music (not just ours) and go to live shows, club events and such to support your favorite bands. And spread the word about the music you love!"
Oscar: - "Music is the way of life!"
Necro Facility interview
May 17, 2011
Brutal Resonance

Necro Facility

May 2011
Hello Necro Facility! How are you?
Henrik: - "I'm great thank you."
Oscar: Hi guys, we feel great! 

You must be happy about all the great reviews you've got? Where you confident you would get such scores?
Henrik: - "Yeah, the reviews have been overwhelmingly good, which is awesome! Actually I had no idea of what to expect with this release. I mean both Oscar and I where confident that this was the way we wanted Necro Facility to develop. And both of us are extremely happy with the album. But I didn't really expect that the reviews would be as good as they are."
Oscar: - "No we didn't have a clue of what was going to happen. We knew we did a very weird turn on our music and structure of song-arrangement and we also knew that many people would take this the wrong way. But we have never considered doing music for other people, as cliche as it may sound. We do music for ourselves. For real. That many people have really opened their eyes and taking this album with respect and optimism makes us confident that the love of new music is still out there!"
 
You've also got some great reviews from the general Swedish press, think you might hit the more mainstream media?
Henrik: - "Honestly. I have no idea of what to expect. It would be cool though. But I also want to point out that this new shift in our music is not a way to try to break into the mainstream. Necro Facility has never been about fame or money. We just want to make music that we like. And 'Wintermute' is the result of that. Equally as much as 'The Black Paintings' and 'The Room' where. But if we would be able to snag a couple of new listeners from "the mainstream" I'd be more than happy."
Oscar: - "I don't know, I think that mainstream in all worlds is a bad word. It shouldn?t be disrespected. Of course songs for just making money is kind of... awkward, but then to write a song from your heart and then hundreds of thousands people digging it, that would be the coolest thing in the world!? Why try to make a song on purpose so weird and strange that you can't even listen to it yourself? You should love the songs you write and don't care about others."
 
Tell us a bit about the process of making 'Wintermute'?
Henrik: It was kind of difficult to record 'Wintermute'. Both Oscar and I have a busy schedule and are often tied up with our personal jobs and careers. So it was difficult to find some time where we could actually meet up and do some music. After 'The Room' both of us took a step back and focused on our personal careers, families and stuff like that. So we didn't get much time to hang out then. So when we started recording 'Wintermute' we just goofed around in the studio a lot. This was the best thing and experience with 'Wintermute' I think. Getting to hang out with Oscar more, play some music and just have a good time in general. Other than that we tried to do a lot of work together in studio. But naturally, we worked with a lot of things separately."
Oscar: - "The whole process of Wintermute was kind of hard in the beginning, we always wanted to make the third album, but we needed the song to see what we wanted to do next. We didn't want to make 'The Room 2' then we wrote do you feel the same, and a long journey took place. we really wanted all the songs should to fit the album. So i think we have thrown away hundreds of ideas, just to make sure the album is fun and energetic to listen to all the way.

How where the general sound change brought into Necro Facility? Was it like "Okay, this is what we are going to do..." or just natural evolution?
Henrik: After 'The Room' we fiddled around with some ideas and tracks, but we didn't feel that we were on the right track. It wasn't until we wrote and recorded "Do you feel the same" that the pieces of the puzzle came together. After that track it felt obvious to us in what way we wanted Necro Facility to develop.
Oscar: - "Necro facility is always developing, because this is an opportunity for us to experiment with music in a way that's never possible ever. We can do what we what, and we release it on our label with full support. It's hard to be so confident to choose the right sounds and still make it so perfect for yourself as possible without starting to releasing stuff just for the sake of it. We have had a hard time doing this, but still with lots of fun. Henrik and I have always been on the same page when it comes to Necro Facility, and we always wanted the same goal. Making new interesting music!"
 
Oscar, how has your recent years as a producer impacted on Necro Facility?
Oscar: - "Of course the know-hows, mix, producing and everything of course gains some more levels, because I do this on a daily basis. I can easily hear if it's a good song or not, instead of listening to it for weeks, trying to figure out if it's worth it to finish it! Necro Facility is still the reason why i am in the music biz."

In a few days, I'll see you guys perform live in Gothenburg, what can I expect and what's the difference from your show at Arvikafestival, many years ago, for an example?
Henrik: - "You can expect a hell of a party and an intimate kick ass club gig. We'll be playing both old and new stuff and this time we are more experienced with live shows. I will be great!"
Oscar: - "Party all night long."  
 
With 'Wintermute' said to be a master piece, both from media and your label manager Torny, how will you manage to follow it up with the next release?
Henrik: - "I've never really felt any pressure when it comes to playing in Necro Facility. We will continue the same way as we've always done. Create new, cool and sexy music that we like."
Oscar: - "We do exactly what we want, and we don't have any pressure to come up with something new."
 
Are you already thinking about a new release, or will it be a couple of years break like between 'The Room' and 'Wintermute'?
Henrik: - "Nothing is planned at the moment. We want to let 'Wintermute' land and do a couple of shows and see how it goes before we start on writing any new material. There will probably be some remixes and stuff coming out though. Stay tuned!"
Oscar: - "Now were doing Wintermute, and that is our main priority."

Any last words to our readers?
Henrik: -"Support your local bands, clubs, Internet zines, labels or whatever. Keep buying music (not just ours) and go to live shows, club events and such to support your favorite bands. And spread the word about the music you love!"
Oscar: - "Music is the way of life!"
May 17 2011

Patrik Lindström

info@brutalresonance.com
Founder of Brutal Resonance in 2009, founder of Electroracle and founder of ex Promonetics. Used to write a whole lot for Brutal Resonance and have written over 500 reviews. Nowadays, mostly focusing on the website and paving way for our writers.

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