Very few indie rock bands get to be known in the South where jazz and funk are a religion. But this is where Generationals deliberately chose to compose their post-Eames Era album, under the influence of Daniel Black and Park the Van. I got hold of Grant Widmer during their stop in St Louis.
Midzik: You’ve been playing quite a lot since the beginning of 2009. Where do you find this energy without reaching a kind of a saturation point?
Grant Widmer: It’s hard. When we were younger we just used to drink a lot but I think getting older I just like to perform. Grant Widmer: One thing that usually keeps us motivated is that usually there are a few people that know you and like your band and you want to make sure that they get a fair check to hear your performance. Frankly when we get on stage it is just adrenaline so you don’t really thing about all this