Q&A: Howl At The Moon
What’s your name then? Oh. And the name of your band…
Katie. Howl at the Moon.
And what do you do?
Play guitar, sing, write songs
When did you start doing that?
I started writing songs and playing guitar when I was pretty young still. Singing I’ve done since before I could walk. The band has been together for about five years.
Why did you start doing that?
Somewhat out of necessity – it keeps me sane to keep making music. It’s also the most fun thing I think you could ever possibly do… be in a band and / or play music.
Do you think you’re good at doing that?
I reckon I’m pretty ok at it.
If you weren’t doing that, what would you be doing?
I have a day job like most people, pushin’ books around a library, which is a pretty good way to kill a little time and make rent money. This job paid in part for the record we’re about to release, so for that I’m pretty thankful to have held it down.
What makes you happiest about what you’re doing?
I get to spend an inordinate amount of time with amazing people being creative.
And what makes you unhappiest about what you’re doing?
That even when you do it cheap, if you’re doing it on your own it’s pretty pricey. Completely and absolutely worth every penny though.
What’s you proudest moment of doing what you do?
Wrapping up recording our album which we’re releasing this weekend.
And your least proud?
Je ne regrette rien.
When are you doing your thing next?
Saturday March 25 – Northcote Social Club – launching our album Squalls with some awesome bands in two – Pony Face and On Sierra.