Interview: Ilja John Lappin (Bass/Vocals) of The Hirsch Effekt (Video/Audio)

Urian – an uninvited guest, whose encounter is usually quite undesirable, and the title given to The Hirsch Effekt’s new album. Due to be released on September 29th, 2023, via Long Branch Records.

An outstanding release that delivers an elating experience. One of the most creative records of 2023. The Hirsch Effekt will leave many people open-mouthed at what they have accomplished here.

Read our full review here.

We spoke to bassist and vocalist, Ilja John Lappin about the new album, the creative process, the way in which the band come together to get the album complete, what other creative outlets they have, and so much more.

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