Urban Vault caught up with South Yorkshire, UK based production duo STICKY BLOOD, to ask them some questions about their music, inspirations and collaborations
Sticky Blood are a music production duo from the UK. In 2013, Andy Nicholson (Andulus) and Jamie Shield (MNKN) came together to form something new and fresh, on the back of a musical chemistry established in their previous collective Clubs & Spades with long time collaborators Matic Mouth and Shinobi.
Based in Sheffield, Sticky Blood have been working and continue working with new artists, song writers and producers from all different corners of the genre spectrum. From emerging song writers such as Tom Prior to Grime pioneers such as Frisco. Sticky Blood are continuously looking for new, inspiring artists to collaborate with to try and create something exciting.
What is the background behind your name?
The name comes from a nick name we had for a friend of ours who we also called squidgy black and we said SB would sound like it was his twin brother.
Where are you from?
We are from South Yorkshire Sheffield and Doncaster north of the wall. lol.
How old are you?
Jamie is 27 and Andy is 30
How long have you been making music?
We have been making music together for about 4 years but separately for about 12 years.
How many songs albums have you released to date?
We have released a few singles this year and a EP last year we are currently working on a instrumental EP.
Hop in the place
Dimes and knuckles
Oh my days
Blood is stickier than water EP
I think that’s them all. We have had so many I can’t remember any dates lol.
Can you tell us about your new song/album, the background and inspirations behind it?
The next thing we will be releasing is a Grime Instrumental EP which will be called Spheres. We wanted to make aiming that DJS can play out and on radio.
How have you ended up in the music industry?
We have both been in bands and then both took on production it felt like a natural progression.
What do you think of the music industry in 2016?
Lol. The music industry is two industry’s. One who wanna make amazing music and push things forward and one that doesn’t care about music but only money.
What have you got planned for 2017?
Just to make more music and work with as many people on our vibe as possible
What inspires you when you make your music?
We get inspiration for everything we talk about space a lot like as in the universe and talk biocentrism we like photography and video and all sorts. So it comes loss of
Who have you collaborated with so far in your Career?
We are always collaborating with all sorts of artists from different worlds. For instance we work with Tom Prior who is a singersong writer and the next day be in the studio with Frisco from BBK making Grime.
Who would you like to collaborate with in the future?
Tough one that. Obviously there is the silly answers like Drake and Kanye but we like to keep it real so I’ll say we are both fans of Cas Is Dead so we will say him.
What’s your favourite track at the moment?
Riff Raff and Skepta Back from the dead.
What do you do when your not making music?
Facebook or Twitter?
Twitter keep it 140…
Thank you for your time and may you carry on making dope, fresh music….