I interviewed Linas Petrauskas of the band Ūkanose.
01.Hi! First of all, why that band name ?
Hello! First of all, thanks for the questions. Ūkanose (In the mist) - the place where the souls of ancestors can hide. Old Lithuanians believed that the bodies of the dead continue their existence as the fog – mist. The ancestors used to say that the mist is the fire of waters, that is created when two diferent origins combine.
What is more, in Lithuanian language the word „ūkanose“ sounds similar to ūkti, ūkavimas ( hoot ), so it is related to sound which is wild, not domesticated, coming from the wind or from the deep forests.
02.The band founded in 2012 had several line-up change before and after the debut album released. What happened ?
The musicians who were in the band before the debut album was released, were not seriously interested in music and didn’t want to work harder. Last line-up change was in the spring of 2018. This time the reasons why some members left the band was that they…
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