Fats White - Newsletter Interview
26 Jun 2005 // An interview by Kraven
The following interview was carried out by muzic.net.nz and was published in the muzic.net.nz Newsletter on 26 June 2005.
Which NZ artist/band do you think will be a huge international success one day?
The Love Boat
Who would you most like to tour with?
Nine Inch Nails or Dresden Dolls
What is your most embarrassing concert moment?
The other week we played a very late night show, someone in the audience started having an epileptic seizure as soon as we strummed up the first song. I felt strange for the person, coz we couldnt stop!!!
What are you planning on doing during 2005?
Playing live, playing, filming stuff, writing, we gotta live CD coming out real soon!
How did you come up with the name Fats White?
I drank too much absinthe with some philosophy students one night out west, and I could not speak properly everything came out all wonky...
What is in your CD collection at home?
Ivor Utler, Wildman Fisher, Giorno Poetry Systems, Pumice, Zappa, Beefheart, Martin Emond Tribute Soundtrack, The Fall, Tubeway Army, Henry Cow, Kevin Ayers, Kevin Coyne...
What advice would you give other budding musicians/bands?
Keep growin', keep writing, keep practicing, keep your head down, never cancel a show, if you ever play with Fats White - do your bit and stick up posters too!!!!
About Fats White
Fats White's music runs the gamut from the purest evil to heartbreaking tenderness...
Visit the muzic.net.nz Profile for Fats White
Fats White is a 2-piece that live on Karangahape Road in Auckland, and have an edge and voice that hails first and foremost from the street. They play anywhere to anyone and have a lot of love for what they do.
Fats White recently opened for Boston band Dresden Dolls.