60 Seconds With… The Corsairs

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60 Seconds With… The Corsairs


So then, what’s the band name and what do you ‘do’ in the band?

We are The Corsairs. Comprised of Simon, Harrison, Adam and the big J Collins.


What do you think people will say you sound like?

Well we locked our drummer (Josh) in a room and forced him to listen to bands like The Strokes, Arctic Monkeys, and the like, until we had molded him into a catchy beat machine. So if that’s anything to go by, I would say surfy/garage is the right sound.


What do you love about making music?

There is nothing better than getting that rush down the back of your neck when listening to music that you love…. and its even better when they are your own tracks.


What do you hate about the music industry?

Have you seen some of the video clips for pop stars? Check them out and get back to me.


If you could travel back in time and show one of your musical heroes your stuff, who would it be and why?

I would have to say playing some tunes to the late great George Harrison would be fantastic but our guitar shredding maestro Harrison would be wooing Jimi for sure.


What can a punter expect from your live show?

A whole bunch of energy that will eventually make even the most timid punter end up jumping around up front.


When are you playing live next and with who?

We are playing at the fantastic Noise Bar this Saturday June 16, with The Latonas and Agility who are both kick-arse Melbourne bands.


What’ve you got to sell CD-wise?

We have some demo CD to throw out that we will be using to pick tracks for the EP. Because we love our fans we will be giving them out for kisses and phone numbers. Guys, you will get them for free.


Anything else to add?

Don’t miss this show as Simon will be slowly undressing over the course of the set. Nice!