Introducing: Klammer

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The New Wave of Dark Wave, from Leeds…

YOUR NAME: Steve Whitfield.
BAND NAME: KLAMMER.
WHAT DO YOU DO/PLAY? Guitar, vocals.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN TOGETHER AS A BAND/PLAYING MUSIC? 4 years.

GIVE US 3 REASONS WHY WE SHOULD TRACK DOWN, LISTEN AND DISCOVER YOUR MUSIC?
1 – We are good. 2 – We are from are from W.Yorks. 3 – You’ve not featured us before.

WHERE DO YOU SOUND BEST – FESTIVAL, CLUB, BEDROOM – OR SOMEWHERE ELSE?
Club and in the studio.

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST…
RECORD: David Bowie, Station To Station
CD: The Cure, Disintegration
DOWNLOAD: LCD Soundsystem, LCD Soundsystem

SO, WHEN IT ALL GOES RIGHT AND YOU’VE GOT A MANSION AND A SUPERMODEL GIRL/BOYFRIEND, WHAT WILL BE YOUR BIGGEST MUSICAL INDULGENCE?
Better studio.

SO, WHEN IT ALL GOES WRONG AND YOU’VE ACRIMONIOUSLY BROKEN UP CITING HUGE MUSICAL DIFFERENCES, WHAT DO YOU FALL BACK ON?
My existing studio.

PLEASE CITE SOME INTER-BAND MUSICAL DIFFERENCES…
Hobnobs Vs Chocolate Hobnobs. Leeds Vs Huddersfield.

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Leeds band, KLAMMER

WHO ARE YORKSHIRE’S FINEST IN CULTURE, SPORT AND MUSIC?
Harry Gration, The Brownlees + Gang Of Four.

NAME YOUR SUPERGROUP – WHO’S PLAYING WHAT AND WHO’S ON VOCALS?
Drums: Budgie (The Banshees). Bass: JJ Burnel (The Stranglers). Guitar: Robert Smith (The Cure). Vocals: David Bowie.

GO SEE THIS FILM: Blade Runner.
GO READ THIS BOOK: Wild Swans.
GREAT LOST BAND/ARTIST: Sheffield’s Comsat Angels.
WOULDN’T BE CAUGHT DEAD SUPPORTING: Razorlight.
LONDON, L.A OR LEEDS?: I’ve lived in London and been to LA a few times, Leeds is where I live by choice.

AND FINALLY… AS YOU LEAVE THE STAGE, WHAT ARE YOUR PARTING WORDS.
Thanks and see you next time.

For more info visit: facebook.com/klammerband

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