West Wickhams is a duo band consisting of Jon Othello and Elle Flores. They are originally from Tresco, situated in the Isles of Scilly and known as “the island of lost souls.” However, they have recently moved to Richmond, which is located in the county of Surrey.
Punk-style icons the Bromley Contingent are said to have a fictional archrival gang known as West Wickhams.
Follow along as they chat to us about their music lives as well as their most recently released EP “Consider Her Way” in this interview.
What is your real and official showbiz name?
Jon Othello and Elle Flores, West Wickhams
How long have you been making music and what attracted you to it?
4 years, Ghosts of Euphoria
What were your first project and the people you worked with and which year?
Snuggle Kittens 2019
Who or what inspires you or motivates you? And why?
West Wickhams are Jon Othello and Elle Flores, a psyschedelique Garage Noir Deux peace, originally from Tresco on the Isles of Scilly. Tresco is famously the island of lost souls and is home to subtropical plants and shipwrecked figureheads.
They recently relocated to Richmond, Surrey, where the creatures rule. West Wickhams are an imagined rival gang to punk style icons the Bromley Contingent. They are Influenced by: Whitby Abbey, Pipe Organs, Flowers, Polka Dot Cats, Dark Punk, Gothic Novels and Rock n Roll Autobiographies, Castles, Abstract Painting, Euphoria, Mist, Autumn, Halloween, Film Noir, Optical Illusions, Edgar Allan Poe and Andy Warhol.
What are your friend’s and parents’ thoughts on your career in singing?
Not interested unless number 1
What are some of the challenges you face in your career path?
Releasing records and building paths
How do you feel the Internet has impacted the music business?
Meow runs around in a wheel forever tied with cotton
Do you have any advice for aspiring songwriters?
Keep the faith and believe in yourself
What is your current project about?
What does this song mean to you?
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What do you do aside from this profession?
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