Q&A: Ildiko

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Q&A: Ildiko


Define your genre in five words or less:

Variations on folk noir.

Bearing the terrible clichéd nature of this question, what do you reckon people will say you sound like?

People usually say something along the lines of sad music for sad people. We are changing our name to Bloodhound next year. 

Do you have any record releases to date? What are they? Where can I get them?

Yeah, I have an LP, The Carousel Stray. You can get a CD at one of our shows or you can download the album for free or donation at ildiko.bandcamp.com

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

If I could travel back in time I still wouldn’t be able to afford the flight to go meet Mark Linkous so I’d go ten years back and show J Walker of Machine Translations my ‘stuff’ but I think he’d be more interested in my time machine. I’d do this because he’s good at ‘stuff’.

What do you think a band has to do these days to succeed?

Not sure, if I knew, I’d be successful. I think a time machine would help.

When are you doing your thing next?

Sunday December 30 at The Evelyn. It will be our last show as ildiko before changing the name to Bloodhound. We are doing our ‘thing’ with The Whorls.

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

Anything else to add?

I don’t really want a time machine if you were thinking of getting me one. I don’t like travelling much because I get stressed and lose ‘stuff’. We are changing our name to Bloodhound next year, okay?