What inspired you to first start making music? And how did you come to be in your current incarnation? Or if you prefer, a brief bio about you.
I started playing the trumpet when I was in primary school. My mum and dad made me practice 15 minutes every day. It felt like an age. Then I just got into making stuff up and found some music friends who wanted to do the same.
Provide us with some info about your latest release…
Our EP came out last year. It’s called Recovery.
It’s about feeling quite old.
My right knee has started clicking a lot. We may sample these clicks to use as percussion in the future.
Which ones would you consider your main influences both music-wise & non-music-wise?
I’m really into Roxy Music and Talking Heads. Maybe a bit too much. I also love Oasis.
Non-music inspirations are spinning in the gym, having a great time with my girlfriend Helene (HI HELENE!) and going to Top Golf in Chigwell.
In what way does your sound differ from the rest genre-related artists/bands and why should we listen to your music? In other words, how would you describe your sound?
I used to have a really long description, but people got a bit bored. So I usually describe our music as pop music but slightly weird.
I think it’s worth a listen, you might like it.
Please name your 3 desert islands albums, movies & books…
Good Morning Spider – Sparklehorse
The Invisible – The Invisible
Cable – Down Lift the Up Trodden
Here’s three I’ve enjoyed this year:
Albert Speer – his battle with the truth, Gitta Sereny
The Mayor of Casterbridge, Thomas Hardy
Traction: Get a Grip on your business, Gino Wickman
Do you prefer studio or performing live and why?
Live is best. It gets you out the house.
Is there any funny-unique story you would like to share with us, always in relation to your music ‘career’?
We played at a venue called Yes in Manchester last year. Tim the guitarist played a really loud chord that was so out of tune it wasn’t on the normal A-G music scale.
We refer to this note as ‘H’, and I hope I never hear it again.
Which track of your own would you point out as the most unique and why?
I really like a song from our first EP – it’s called ‘The Blue’ and I like it cos its quite explosive.
Would you like to share with our readers your future plans?
We’re writing our third EP at the moment. We’ve got about five tracks together and looking forward to recording them soon.
Free question!!! (Ask yourself a question) you wish to answer and haven’t been given the opportunity…
Curated by: Christos Doukakis
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