Introducing: Wot Gorilla?
Freshly stitched math rock with pleasing soft breakdowns, from Halifax…
YOUR NAME: Matthew.
BAND NAME: Wot Gorilla?
WHAT DO YOU DO/PLAY? Guitar/lead vocals.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN TOGETHER AS A BAND? 4 years.
GIVE US 3 REASONS WHY WE SHOULD TRACK DOWN, LISTEN AND DISCOVER WOT GORILLA?
1. We will put a smile on your face.
2. You won’t get bored listening to us.
3. So you know our music’s better than our choice of band names!
WHERE DO YOU SOUND BEST – FESTIVAL, CLUB, BEDROOM – OR SOMEWHERE ELSE?
We sound best in a place that has a decent sound guy!
WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST CD?
Some greatest hits album by Cyndi Lauper.
SO, WHEN IT ALL GOES RIGHT AND YOU’VE GOT A MANSION AND A SUPERMODEL GIRL/BOYFRIEND, WHAT WILL BE YOUR BIGGEST MUSICAL INDULGENCE?
I will hire Grizzly Bear to teach me how to play music properly.
SO, WHEN IT ALL GOES WRONG AND YOU’VE SPLIT UP ACRIMONIOUSLY CITING MUSICAL DIFFERENCES, WHAT DO YOU FALL BACK ON?
It would be some kind of solo project as I will have had enough of bands splitting up!
CITE SOME INTER-BAND MUSICAL DIFFERENCES …
Jonny loves The Beatles, I hate them.
NAME YOUR SUPERGROUP – WHO’S PLAYING WHAT?
Vocals – Mike Patton (Faith No More/Mr Bungle etc).
Drums – Tomas Haake (Meshuggah).
Guitar – Victor Villareal (Owls).
Bass – Chris Squire (Yes).
GO SEE THIS FILM: Tetro.
GO READ THIS BOOK: Don’t read, sorry!
GREAT LOST BAND/ARTIST: This Girl.
WOULDN’T BE SEEN DEAD SUPPORTING: The Enemy.
LONDON, L.A OR LEEDS? Leeds.
AS YOU LEAVE THE STAGE, WHAT ARE YOUR PARTING WORDS?
For more information on Wot Gorilla visit: wotgorilla.com