Maggie, Pierce, and EJ
AX: Where are you from?
MPE: Philadelphia, PA
AX: How would you describe your music?
MPE: Mutt music…a mixture of everything and the kitchen sink…with sweeeet harmonies leadin’ the cart.
AX: If we were to go to one of your live shows, what could we expect?
MPE: Melodic songs, a memorable show with lotsa instrument switching, lotsa energy, melancholy and joyous tunes.
AX: Who are some of the band’s biggest influences?
MPE: Lambert, Hendricks and Ross, Pixies, Joni, Zappa, Dead, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Corn Fed Girls, Led Zep
AX: What’s the history behind the band? How did you all get together?
MPE: [We were] grade school chums.
AX: What sparked your interests in the music industry? Was there a particular event or person that made each of you decide to get into music?
MPE: We’re much more interested in music than the industry. All our parents are musicians and artists for starters.
AX: What do you hope people can take from your music? From your live shows?
MPE: Positivity, thoughtfulness, [and] inspiration.
AX: What makes MPE different than other bands in your area or genre?
MPE: Most bands have 1 sound, we have several. People often comment that they have never heard any band like us.
AX: Where do you see this project taking you? Or where would you like to have it take you?
MPE: To the top…. Theaters around the world with adventurous listeners diggin’ our love of music and all the different sounds we lay down.
AX: Where can people find out more about the band and pick up you CD and merch?
MPE: www.mpeband.com, and at shows.