Movement Chats of Music Plus More!


Alternative rockers MOVEMENT have not one but two albums out, with a third album expected in the next month! All new singles, videos, and total promotion for this album are to follow suite, with much else in store as well. The band chats of it all right below.


1. Please tell us about the history of your band and its members.

Kevin: The 2 key members of Movment are Martin (Vocals, Drums) and Kevin (Bass, Guitars, Synths).
There is also Mark (Live Bass) and Isabella (Live Guitars). Various drummers have been used live.
And the band members are brothers (Kevin and Martin) and nephew/niece (Mark/Isabella)

Martin: The band began as Raw Novembre a long time ago, and Movment was a side project for Kevin and Martin.  Raw Novembre released 2 albums and a compilation album in 2006.
Movement is now the main project for the musical and creative output for both of us.

2. What’s the origin of the band’s name?

Martin: Movment, without the first E, and pronounced moooovmint, was initially conceived as a political or community movement of like minded people. It was meant to appeal to people with similar ideas, a similar taste in music and similar interests, artistically.

Kevin: The spelling was just a means of making the name unique. The idea of a movement still forms part of our goals, and those that listen to our music form a community with like-minded ideas. So, we don’t really appeal to everyone.

3. Where is the band based out of and what is your music scene like there? Are there any local bands you could recommend?

Martin: We are based in Mullingar, a town in the midlands of Ireland. There have been many local bands from Mullingar that have played internationally and have released albums. The Academic are probably the most well-known these days.

Kevin: There are lots of local musicians. We tend to focus on certain genres of music, so just because a band is local does not mean that their music is something that we would be into. We like Rock/Metal/Indie/electronica but there are plenty of local bands that play all kinds of music, including trad and pop. I am not particularly into the idea that a geographical location somehow means the music is good, or you should like all music from a particular location. I will give lots of genres and bands a chance, but I am into certain types and genres of music more than others. So, there is a scene, but bands are not necessarily playing the music that I like. Having said that you should check out Bobby & The Blunts, who are excellent live!

4. How would you describe your style?

Kevin: We are definitely a rock band, but there are so many types of rock, we tend to consider ourselves alternative (not mainstream) and post punk (as in music that was inspired by punk, but not necessarily sounding like a classic punk band) We also fit in the Indie Rock genre, but it is best for others to describe our music, and we have had many labels put on Movment, which describe our sound. Our recent single has been described as post-punk, synth wave, dark wave, industrial metal, techno pop rock... so I think we will leave it to others to describe our sound!

Martin: We are a classic rock band with drums, bass, guitars and vocals but we do add synth elements to what we create, so there is an electronic element to Movment as well. The most important aspect of what we create is that it is unique, and an expression of us and our ideas. We want to sound different and create something new. We want our music to sound like Movment, strange and weird.     .

5. What have you released so far and what can someone expect from your works?

Martin: We have released 2 albums, Broken Down and Transformation. And an EP Red Death Sessions.
And some singles.

Kevin: Our 3rd album, Reinvention, will be released on 24 November. It will be preceded by 3 singles, I Believe In Noise, Crawl Back Inside, and Existence. The first single I Believe in Noise is already available on streaming services, SoundCloud, YouTube and on Bandcamp.

6. Do you have any new music in the works?

Kevin: As I indicated above, our new album, Reinvention, will be out in November. We also have some extra songs, not on the new album, which we may release as a series of singles in 2024.

7. How about playing shows and touring, have anything planned out?

Martin: We have no shows planned at the moment, except for a local album launch in November. But we might put together a touring band in 2024 and do some shows. We are looking into this at present and we are rehearsing with some local musicians.

8. What plans do you have for the future as a band?

Kevin: We are excited by the release of our new album, and that is keeping us busy.
We have to create videos for our singles, and probably some album tracks, between now and December. We do this ourselves. And we are always working on promoting the band and creating artwork for our releases, which we also do ourselves. This is a busy time for us now that our album is complete. All independent musicians will know this.

Martin: We are always writing songs, and we have 6 more songs almost ready for recording, and we will release these in 2024.

9. Where can we listen to your band and where can we buy your stuff?

Martin: All our albums and singles are available on streaming services, Spotify, Apple Music, and other streaming services. We have videos on our Distort The Scene YouTube channel. Distort The Scene is our own record label.

Kevin: And you can buy physical products, mostly CDs, from or – and we also have released our last album, Transformation, via Epictronic, who have made the album available worldwide through their distribution channels.

10. What is it you’d like a listener to remember the most when hearing your music for the first time?

Kevin: It is important to us that a listener makes up their own mind about our music. We are not pushing our music at people. If someone gets to listen to us, they can make up their own mind about the music and what we are singing about. If they like it, add it to a playlist, or watch our videos on YouTube. If they don’t like it, that’s fine. We are sure that our music will appeal to like-minded people. I’m listening to Vox Low at the moment, and I add lists of bands I like to my blog – – I really like The Hives new album!

Martin: If you like rock, indie, punk, electronica, you should like what we are doing. It would be great if our music comes across as real and authentic to our listeners. We are real people, and we hope listeners enjoy what they hear. And we appreciate anyone that takes time to listen to us. There is a lot of music out there so listeners have to make an effort to listen to music these days!  As music fans we hope listeners get as much out of our music as we do from the many bands we listen to.  I’m a fan of Rammstein, Iron Maiden, and New Model Army.

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