Q&A: Apache Medicine Man

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Q&A: Apache Medicine Man


Define your genre in five words or less:

Proggy Bluesy Super-Fuzzy Rock!


What do you love about making music?

Wow. Being a medium between the collective unconscious and the human race. Expressing deeply rooted emotions through sound, poetry and energy. The list is endless and increasingly dramatic!

What do you hate about the music industry?

The fact that there’s no MUSIC in the INDUSTRY! Besides, even the term “music industry” is an insult to the art-form. As if music can be traded for money. What kind of fluoride laced hogwash have those reptilian bastards been feeding us?! I’m sorry, David Icke slipped me a roofie the other night and I haven’t felt the same ever since.

What can a punter expect from your live show?

The most brutal yet infectiously melodic wall of FUZZ that ever escaped the clutches of a power trio. Oh, and boobs. Lots of boobs.

When’s the gig and with who?

Saturday January 19 at The Evelyn with Rainbird, The Feel Goods, and Purple Tusks. A heavily psychedelic night that will see us (the main support) digitally launch our second single Evil Woman from our upcoming debut EP set for release later this year.


If you could go on tour with any musician or band, who would it be?

My little brother’s band Horsehunter. They are sludgy/fudgy/doomy/droney goodness. They have been causing quite the stir in the underground stoner/metal scene and they are the coolest bunch of dudes over this neck of the woods. Besides, I’d like to be able to say that I toured with them BEFORE they were making records with Matt Pike haha.

Tell us about the last song you wrote.

The latest song we have written is going to be performed live for the first time at this Saturday’s Evelyn show. It’s part one of a two-parter inspired by Ancient Sumerian mythology. It tells the tale of their goddess Inanna (who is also represented by the celestial body Venus) in her journey into the underworld. It sees her murder by the queen of hell who’s also her older sister and later her resurrection and return to Earth as the goddess of spring. It seemed a fitting story as it symbolises a lot that I’ve been thinking about lately and also that I wrote the main instrumental theme on the night of the transit of Venus last year.