q and also a :: The Wound
Straight Outta Leeds… it’s , The Wound (members of No Form and Beta Blockers). The hardcore outfit, comprised of Thomas Wade, Baron Milek, Jack Kennedy and Callum Howe sent us these answers to our questions in this next installment of q and also a.
q: What is the last song you (really) heard?
TW: Autoluminescent by Rowland S. Howard
BM: 1999 by Charli XCX
JK: Problems (DJ SPEEDSICK remix) by Lil Peep
CH: Et Exspecto Resurrectionem by Olivier Messiaen
q: What is the first album you remember purchasing?
JK: Nickelback – Silver Side Up
BM: Red Hot Chili Peppers – Greatest Hits
TW: Hitler Bad, Vandals Good by The Vandals – strong moral compass from a young age
CH: AC/DC – High Voltage CD (2003) when I was 8/9
q: What is the last album that you purchased?
BM: Vashti Bunyan – Diamond Day/Blue Velvet – OST/Neu! – 2
TW: Anita Lane â€“ Dirty Pearl
CH: Kallabris – Plays And Sings For Money LP
q: What is one of your favorite memory of experiencing music in a live setting?
BM: Hearing Classic FM while having a brain scan
JK: Drunk in Hell, Shipley 2015. Dean Blunt, Leeds 2013. Brainbombs, Newcastle, 2017
TW: When Working For The Man kicked in during the encore at a PJ Harvey show.
CH: It’s between Limpe Fuchs in Bradford and Perspex Flesh in Sheffield. Most of my favourite gigs are ones I’ve played
q: What are the best and worst things about being a musician in 2018?
JK: Ransacking services, bad bants, getting attacked by doors
BM: Free scran and of course ransacking services.
TW: The camaraderie has its moments
CH: Service stations, going on holiday, destroying weakeners with brutal sounds.
BM: Cockwomble promoters
JK: The Fear
CH: Faulty drum stools, “next best thing” mentality, arriving at gigs too early
q: What piece(s) of culture are you really really excited about right now (if any)?
CW: Fitzcarraldo Editions and Soulseek
JK: Work of Darja BajagiÄ‡ and the label endangered species
q: What should we know about Strange Feeling?
TW: Itâ€™s yours for Â£4
BM: During the recording I was suffering from an overdose of Synder’s pretzel pieces.
JK: Group effort, many chefs make a tasty soup.
CH: That not all things that are great are difficult to create. Strange Feeling is the first successful culmination of a set of specific ideas that we as friends have been working at (on and off) for years and all in all this current attempt at apprehending them has been one of the most fluid and thankful experiences I’ve ever had writing music.
Preorder @ https://mapledeathrecords.bandcamp.com/album/strange-feeling
The Wound is on Maple Death