Hailing from Italy and Turkey, attending Berklee and the Musicians Institute, and now based in Los Angeles, Thunderpetz are truly a fusion of many styles and cultures, both musically and otherwise. In this inspiring conversation, I chat to brothers Dandy on guitar and Lorenzo on drums, as well as Guney on synths, about this brand new project that takes 80s virtuoso rock and merges it with a modern electronic sound to create Thunderpetz. The guys talk about their history of moving to the US to go to school, the various projects they’ve been involved in, and passionately discuss the artists that inspired them to dedicate their life to music. We also learn about the challenges of being a musician in today’s crowded world, and what it takes to get your music heard with so many other people trying to do the same thing.
Thunderpetz on the web – https://www.amdandy.com/thunderpetz
Thunderpetz on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/thunderpetz/
AM Dandy on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/amdandymusic/
Lorenzo on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/stif_lo_mcd/
Guney (Southesizer) on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/guneytamer/
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