Interview with Lesli Wood, Seattle, Washington

Lesli Wood, front person, guitarist, and songwriter for Skates! (pop band, upbeat, energetic, with a lot of punk influence), also plays lead guitar in the punk band Trash Day and bass for Seattle songwriter Craig Jaffe. Skates! is an outlet for Wood’s carefree pop songs and unforgettable melodies. Influences hint at Hüsker Dü, Talking Heads, and Best Coast. Skates! live shows are energetic and full of melodic goodness, beyond catchy melodies. Proficient Lesli Wood is passionate when talking about her band, their live shows, and the energy they get out of their audiences and vice-versa. She is grateful for her life, her music making, and her bandmates.
Interviewed by Raquel Paraíso, 09/16/2020.