Band of the Week
Picture Atlantic: Nikolaus Bartunek – Vocals/Guitar, Brian Graves – Keyboards, Ryan Blair – Bass, Daniel Martinez -Drums
Hometown: San Jose, CA
As they take the stage to perform you get an immediate sense that you are about to witness a performance by a very special band. That is exactly what Picture Atlantic is…very special. Nikolaus Bartunek, Brian Graves, Ryan Blair, and Daniel Martinez command the stage with their powerful and gritty indie music. With an air and classy style reminiscent of The Beatles and powerful stage presence that would make any hardcore band proud, Picture Atlantic is embarking to become a huge success. I had the pleasure to sit down with lead singer Nik Bartunek after their recent performance at Live 105 BFD.
Joey: Hey Nik how you doing? First off, I have to tell you it’s been awhile that a band has excited me so much like you guys! Watching you play and listening to your music, you know big things are in the making.
Nik: Things have been good for us. Been busy with the band, naturally, but otherwise keeping busy. Thank you for the kind words. It’s always nice to hear we excite people. Makes me feel we are doing something right.
Joey: So you guys have been having a lot of fun playing lots of shows? You also were part of an amazing lineup at Live 105’s BFD. You guys killed the Soundcheck Stage. How was it playing at BFD? [Read more...]