Interview: "Fallout Shelter" - 102 Mangos
‘Fallout Shelter’ has such a chill vibe to it – I am obsessed! Can you tell us what the songwriting process looked like for this track?
102 Mangos: We don't really ever sit down and write anything ever. The words just kinda get chiseled out of the melody after a couple takes.
What is the story behind your band name? How did you come up with ‘102 Mangos’?
102 Mangos: 102 Mango Dr is actually the address of our first house together, and where we made a bunch of our first songs.
If your song could be in any movie or TV show, which one would you want it to be featured in?
102 Mangos: It would be cool to be the soundtrack of an Indie skate move like Mid-90's or a Pete Davidson coming of age movie, ie Big Time Adolescence. A lot of people think it should be the opening song in a Disney Channel movie...never sure if that's a compliment or not.
Who would you say have been some of your biggest inspirations?
102 Mangos: Yeek, Weezer, and Kid Cudi is definitely a big one.
What is a venue or city that you would love to perform at?
102 Mangos: The Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta would be really cool. That's just a seriously dope venue. It would be sick to perform in Frankfurt Germany too, just cuz we have a big following over there for whatever reason.
Are there any upcoming projects you could talk about?
102 Mangos: We do have a demo tape coming out eventually. We can't say too much about it, but it's gonna be really eclectic. Every song on there is super vibrant and different from the last.
Interviewed By Kendall Koval
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