I usually consider the turntables as a chord-instrument like a piano or guitar. That is the basic thing of Electric Barbarian: trying to use the turntables as a replacement of the chords. Only the best scratchers can do that and improvise with it.
Oh Rufus, you naughty trend bucker you!
“Up until now we’ve been a bit like a baby marsupial in its mother’s pouch. You have to know when the time is right to hop out into the wide world, and we want to do that fully grown.”
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I love this EP. Standing on its own two feet, meeting the world on its own terms and almost a classic.
"I had come to discover that my favourite form of entertainment was just mixing everything and then seeing what happened to my body. " – Nikki Sixx
“We’ll karaoke all night long/We’ll Macarena to the break of dawn”. Now if that’s not enough of a warning for you, I don’t know what is.
"This band were ready for us and I wasn’t ready for them."
"Look I’m telling you, Steinbeck’s good, but Kerouac, Kerouac’s the one… No, no, you can say what you like Richard, but you can only appreciate what Kerouac’s saying once you have done the road thing. To judge him purely on literary merit is to miss the point I think."
Gruff makes ready to go. “Erm I’m going to get a drink. You got any more of them nuts?” (Gruff, for the record has been slyly scoffing all the complimentary nuts the entire length of the interview).
"We all have a creative input but I think it’s fair to say that Sharon has the final say on the trousers."