An Interview with the Brontez Purnell.
Location: Bay Area
Who is Younger Lovers?
Younger Lovers is my pop-punk band. Started
sometime in 2004 in the East Bay, USA.
Where are you guys from and
how did you guys meet?
well it started as a solo project and has included
a group of about 14 musicians in all over the years so
theres no one origin story, y’know?
What’s the last song you listened to?
The Secret Life by The New Bloods
How do you feel about the music scene
currently in the bay?
I dont know. i used to live at a place that had
shows all the time so all the fun used to come to me
now i feel like im in this period of not really going out
so i cant really get a sense of whats going on here.
everything you could imagine im sure. but as far as
bands im really in love with try the pie right now.
Are you guys working a new album ?
Sorta. The road is rocky and painfully slow....
Why the Name Younger lovers?
The Modern Lovers was already taken....
Shout outs to any artist?
YES. ALL OF THEM.
BLACK FLAG OR Minor THREAT ?
BLACK FLAG. I CAN’T with Minor Threat.
Can you tell us about your writing project,
the cruising diaries?
It’s the sex diaries is kept and recorded in my
old zine “fag school” of me being a cruise-y high
risk youth in my 20’s. High priestess of the EAst Bay
Janelle Hessig illustrated it and published it. It makes
me so like, proud.
You also run your dance company, what’s a good dance move to learn?
DO THE MESS AROUND, THE WATUSSI, THE HULLY
GULLY, and THE MASHED POTATO.
A:ALEXANDER ROMAN <3