TAP SXSW Exclusive Interview: The Downtown Fiction

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During SXSW, we caught up with a hot new band called The Downtown Fiction. Signed to Photo Finish/Atlantic Records, the band just released the Best I Never Had EP and are on tour with Stephen Jerzak and Stereo Skyline. Check out our interview with the band below:

Buy the Best I Never Had EP on iTunes, Amazon MP3, or on CD at the Photo Finish Record store.

1. You formed as a band under two years ago and are now signed to Photo Finish Records. How long did it take to get signed and what was the process like?

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2. This is your first SXSW. What are your impressions of it so far?

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3. Have you seen any bands so far that you’ve liked?

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4. For a festival known more for indie rock, do you think that SXSW will have a larger power pop/punk rock influence in the future?

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5. Since you guys are young, is it difficult for you to have a good time here with some of you being under 21?

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6. Last year, you released a self-titled EP. Now you have a new EP Best I Never Had coming out. Except for the fact that you’re now on Photo Finish Records, how was making this EP different in terms of writing and recording?

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7. Did you make (producer) Stacy Jones play any songs from his old bands like Veruca Salt or American Hi-Fi?

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8. When would you like to be able to release your full length album?

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9. Is there anything that you bring with you on tour that reminds you of home or makes you feel comfortable on the road?

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10. What do you listen to on the road or before a show?

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11. After this tour with Stephen Jerzak and Stereo Skyline, you’re playing the Bamboozle Roadshow and Warped Tour. Which one are you looking more forward to?

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http://www.thedowntownfiction.com

http://www.myspace.com/thedowntownfiction

Apr 6 2010 5:00P
FAIR OAKS MALL- HOT TOPIC INSTORE Fairfax, Virginia
Apr 7 2010 5:00P
HOT TOPIC @ CAROLINA PLACE (ACOUSTIC) Pineville, North Carolina
Apr 8 2010 5:00P
HOT TOPIC @ COOL SPRINGS GALLERIA (ACOUSTIC) Franklin, Tennessee
Apr 10 2010 3:00P
HOT TOPIC @ CORONADO CENTER (ACOUSTIC) Albuquerque, New Mexico
Apr 11 2010 3:00P
HOT TOPIC @ PARADISE VALLEY MALL (ACOUSTIC) Phoenix, Arizona
Apr 13 2010 5:00P
HOT TOPIC @ SOUTH BAY GALLERIA (ACOUSTIC) Redondo Beach, CA, California
May 21 2010 1:00P
BAMBOOZLE ROADSHOW – MERRIWEATHER POST PAVILLION Columbia, Maryland
May 22 2010 1:00P
BAMBOOZLE ROADSHOW – UPTOWN AMPHITHEATER AT THE MUSIC FACTORY Charlotte, North Carolina
May 23 2010 1:00P
BAMBOOZLE ROADSHOW – SIX FLAGS OVER GEORGIA Austell, Georgia
May 25 2010 1:00P
BAMBOOZLE ROADSHOW – CRUZAN AMPHITHEATER West Palm Beach, Florida
May 26 2010 1:00P
BAMBOOZLE ROADSHOW – FORD AMPHITHEATER Tampa, Florida
May 29 2010 1:00P
BAMBOOZLE ROADSHOW – SIX FLAGS FIESTA TEXAS San Antonio, Texas
May 30 2010 1:00P
BAMBOOZLE ROADSHOW – SIX FLAGS OVER TEXAS Arlington, Texas
Jun 2 2010 1:00P
BAMBOOZLE ROADSHOW – CRICKET AMPHITHEATER Phoenix, Arizona
Jun 5 2010 1:00P
BAMBOOZLE ROADSHOW – SLEEP TRAIN PAVILION Concord, California
Jun 6 2010 1:00P
BAMBOOZLE ROADSHOW – CRICKET AMPHITHEATRE Chula Vista, California
Jul 7 2010 12:00P
WARPED TOUR – FIRST NIAGARA PAVILION Burgettstown, Pennsylvania
Jul 8 2010 12:00P
WARPED TOUR – TIME WARNER CABLE AMPHITHEATRE Cleveland, Ohio
Jul 9 2010 12:00P
WARPED TOUR – ARROW HALL Toronto, Ontario
Jul 10 2010 12:00P
WARPED TOUR – PARC JEAN DRAPEAU Montreal, Quebec
Jul 11 2010 12:00P
WARPED TOUR – COMCAST THEATRE Hartford, Connecticut
Jul 13 2010 12:00P
WARPED TOUR – COMCAST CENTER Mansfield, Massachusetts
Jul 14 2010 12:00P
WARPED TOUR – DARIEN LAKE P.A.C. Darien Center, New York
Jul 15 2010 12:00P
WARPED TOUR – TOYOTA PAVILION Scranton, Pennsylvania
Jul 16 2010 12:00P
WARPED TOUR – SUSQUEHANNA BANK CENTER Camden, New Jersey

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