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Ten bands everyone should know about:

The Shrimps, Drumheller, Redcoats, The Clits, Alvie, The Stabs, Witch Hats, Wolfy and The Bat Cubs, DaP.I.C., Parading.

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

9 chicken nuggets.

Eight possessions that define you:

My fingers.

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

Back to The Future, Back to The Future II, Back to The Future III,

Office Space, Road House, Garth Marenghi’s Dark Place, The Mighty Boosh,

Six bad habits you can’t escape:

Driving on the wrong side of the road, running with scissors, swearing

in front of senior citizens and/or children, mild Coca Cola addiction, Beatles fixation, being late for work.

Five people who inspire you:

John Lennon, Tony Lockett, Brian Wilson, Neil Young, Matt Berry.

Four things that turn you on:

Ginger Spice, Baby Spice, Sporty Spice, Scary Spice (not Posh Spice).

Three goals for your music:

To become a bigger Australian folk icon than John Williamson. To get bottled off stage at Pyramid Rock. To define novelty country rock.

Two live gigs you’ll never forget and why:

Padmore Adams at Pony in 2008 (life changing). The Vines at The Forum in 2004 (the only live music I had seen before then was Babba).

One day left before the apocalypse and you…:

Start looting I guess…

When’s the gig / release?

Friday August 5 at The Grace Darling: our Sundance Romance album launch.