Sheel describes the story behind Strange Habits and what´s it´s like to be a musician nowadays
Sheel Doshi is a Media Producer, Engineer and drummer of Strange Habits. Strange Habits is comprised of a group of friends who set out to play progressive music, with meaningful lyrics, and without the limitations of a genre. The band consist of Sheel Doshi, and vocalist Eric McGuire, guitarist Eric McCauley and Brett Sparrey. They released their album Fear of All Fools in March 2014.
- From Michigan, comes from a musical family
- Got started with Strange Habits, him and the singer released albums but weren´t serious.
- Inherited his drumset from his uncle, who´s a professional drummer
- Drum instructor told him he shouldn´t play drums
- His parents sent him to classical piano lessons instead
- Host introduced them as “beastiality must be their strange habit”
- Strange Habits, lyric in their early songs
- Story behind their Frog logo
- Plays guitar, bass, piano and drums
- Youtube vs. Private Teacher
- Networking is everything
- Computer Scientist
- Bananarat, electronic acoustic music
WHAT DOESN’T WORK: doing everything yourself
BEST GIG: played with “A lot like Birds”
WORST GIG: First tour through California, drums mixed way down, whoever mixed it was terrible
BIGGEST CHALLENGE: Making Money Doing It!
ADVICE Never Stop Doing It!
Indie On The Move
SONG OF THE SHOW
“EMF” by Strange Habits