The Count With… The SideTracked Fiasco

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The Count With… The SideTracked Fiasco



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Ten bands everyone should know about:

In no particular order – Pine Gap Aerials, Wizards of Oz, XQuabed, Over-Reactor, Buttertime, Disorion, Feedback Scars, Dirty Sanchez, Gentle As A Lamb and The SideTracked Fiasco of course.


Nine food items that you need to make a kickarse dinner party:

You only need one, one is all you need… FIASCO JUICE! Distilled from the jock strap squeezins of the four members of STF, cold filtered through the ears of The Motivational Sasquatch and left to age for five years in polystyrene hamburger containers we collected on the Lincoln Hwy whilst doing community service for distributing weapons of mass funk-struction.


Eight possessions that define you:

One bass guitar, four strings, one lead, one amp and the funk!


Seven favourite movies/TV shows that go on your mix-tape:

Glen or Glenda, Blue Velvet, Gummo, The Idiots, Way Of The Dragon, Bad Boy Bubby and Pink Flamingo’s.


Six bad habits you can’t escape:

I’m not sure if this counts but I’ve been told I get distracted easily. Number two would be… ha, that turnip looks just like a thingy, I didn’t realise it when I bought it. Wait I’ve gotta tweet about this. I think I’m hungry, I need some funky cheese. Mmmnnnn cheese. Anyway, where was I? Oh yeah my all time favourite city would be Helsinki.  


Five people who inspire you:

The Motivational Sasquatch, The Easter Bunny, The Bogey Man, Santa Clause and God.


Four things that turn you on:

Pain… only pain!


Three goals for your music:

To sell enough records so I can go from Home Brand two minute noodles to Maggi Noodles, to sell out for a huge amount of cash, to die chocking on my own vomit in a drunken, drug induced stupor in a Paris hotel.


Two live gigs you’ll never forget and why:

There was this old homeless guy who used to sit outside The Wesley Mission in Sydney and masturbate furiously to the rush hour pedestrians. Outsider performance art, ironic statement or just a horny old guy you be the judge. But it was a daily occurrence and one of the best live shows I’ve been to. We called him The Hanker! 


One day left before the apocalypse and you…:

Wait patiently.


When’s the gig / release?

We’ll be playing at The Brunswick Hotel on Friday April 20. It’s a five band lineup with Mr Whoo, The Atlantic Fall, Grunt Bucket and EARL. It kicks off at 8pm and is free entry. Our new EP Enter the Motivational Sasquatch is available at all good record stores, iTunes & of course at STF shows.