Q&A: El Moth

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Q&A: El Moth


So then, what’s the band name and what do you ‘do’ in the band?
El Moth – a lot of inexplicable extra-curricular activities with a healthy dose of music on the side.

What do you reckon people will say you sound like?
Better than nails down a chalkboard, these guys are actually alright for a bunch of drunks (minus Leon, he’s a good boy!)

What do you love about making music?
Music is incredibly cathartic and allows you to express that which you might have difficulty with otherwise. There is no better feeling than playing music with your brothers and having the audience open up and let themselves experience what you have to offer. Oh, and the rider is pretty good too…

What do you hate about the music industry?
The time off from gigs…

If you could travel back in time and show one of your musical heroes your stuff, who would it be and why?
If time travel were possible we would most certainly travel into the future and steal songs that haven’t been written yet. Where is the Delorean when you need it?

If you could assassinate one person or band from popular music, who would it and why?
Chad Kroeger, for all the obvious reasons and because you can never trust a man who looks like the Paddle Pop Lion.

What can a punter expect from your live show?
To get home with only a few hours left until work wondering how they ended up so heavily intoxicated and exhausted from getting down to our funky reggae party.

What’ve you got to sell CD-wise?
Nothing as yet but we are heading into the studio very soon and will be launching our debut EP mid-year.

When’s the gig and with who?
Every Tuesday this month at The Evelyn with supports from Ghost Orchid, Skippy’s Brain and Echo Drama. Donation entry and $10 jugs!