MOLOKEN: “We Had Only Heard Negative Stuff About Touring the UK, but Our Experience Was Really Great in Every Way”

The infinite abyss of bands on the internet, Umeå’s Moloken have built a small but dedicated and growing fan base. Like a lot of bands, these fans have been coming to shows, supporting the band and buying the merchandise. After their tour with Cult of Luna, I managed to speak to Kristoffer Bäckström, the guitarist and vocalist of Moloken about the tour, their music, upcoming plans and the influence of cinema on Moloken. Jack: Hi, firstly thank you for taking time out of your day to answer my questions. How are you doing? Kristoffer Bäckström (Guitar/Vocals): Hey Jack, I am doing really great. Thanks for hitting us up with an interview. Jack: You just finished a tour with Cult of Luna, how did it go? Kristoffer: It was a success. This is the kind of tour that I have been looking forward to do ever since I started Moloken and I am really pleased. Playing shows up to 800 people in the audience felt really natural however weird that can sound. We are ready for more. Jack: What do you love about Cult of Luna? Would you say they’re an influence? Kristoffer: Their second album The Beyond sure had a huge impact on … Continue reading MOLOKEN: “We Had Only Heard Negative Stuff About Touring the UK, but Our Experience Was Really Great in Every Way”