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Quickfire Interview With: The High Plains Drifters



The High Plains Drifters Interview

The High Plains Drifters‘ Electro-Pop anthem “Since You’ve Been Gone” has garnered over 100K streams mark on Spotify. The New York City group is lead by Larry Studnicky whose vocals fit extremely well with the instantly catchy synths. I got the chance to interview the mastermind behind this project on his music career.

1 – You’ve been composing songs since…

Sophomore year of high school.

2 – You got involved in the music realm because…

Lyrics and music kept popping into my head and I had to make them real.

3 – Your sound is…

The Eagles meet New Order.

4 – Your biggest inspiration is…

Artists with multi-decade careers.

5 – People should listen to your latest single “Since You’ve Been Gone” because…

It’s catchy and they’ll relate to its story.

6 – If you want to know who THE HIGH PLAINS DRAFTERS are, listen to the track…

Our current single, “Since You’ve Been Gone.”

7 –Your most memorable career moment so far has been…

Being in a studio with Cher and Mick Taylor.

8 – Your dream is…

To keep making music as part of The High Plains Drifters.

Oh… and world peace.

9 – Your next release is called…

It will be a single titled “The One That Got Away.”

10 – Your all-time favourite track is…

Tie between “There She Goes” by The La’s, and “Every Breath You Take” by The Police.

11 – Your favourite place to write songs is…

Wandering aimlessly around Manhattan.

12 – If you weren’t an artist, you’d probably be…

A lawyer.

13 – You’ll only stop making music if…

When I die.

14 – In a few years, you want to be…

On a few more radio stations and streaming playlists than today.

15 – What are you doing for the rest of the day?

Accompanying my wife to an auction and then working.



Hi, my name is Erick Ycaza. I have a BA in Advertising & Graphic Design. This blog is to provide you with daily music news and share my personal style.

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