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Beat Magazine Joined: 9th December 2010
Last seen: 5th June 2012
Empress Hotel
714 Nicholson St
Fitzroy North

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Q&A: Paint Me A Phoenix

Bearing the terrible clichéd nature of this question, what do you reckon people will say you sound like?
Cosmic dust; is widely present in space, where gas and dust clouds are primary precursors for planetary systems. The Zodiacal Light is produced by sunlight reflected from particles of dust in orbit around the sun. The tails of comets are produced by emissions of dust and ionized gas from the body of the comet. Dust also covers solid planetary bodies, Interstellar dust is found between the stars, and high concentrations produce diffuse nebulae and reflection nebulae purple monkey dishwasher…

 

What can a punter expect from your live show?

A good arrangement of progressive/acoustic/psychadelic melodies, haunting vocals, and a heavy fixation on violin and cello, backed up by dynamic guitar and bass lines creating shifts and changes in time that can both send you to sleep, and leave you wanting to stay up all night listening to rage against the machine.

 

What’ve you got to sell CD wise?
We just launched our two track CD last week with the help from Xenograft, Lebelle and Murdena at The Empress. You can grab a copy at one of our gigs or message us on the lamebook.com and we will send you one for free!

 

Tell us about the last song you wrote?
It’s called Little Black River and it’s on our two track CD. It’s about my occasional lack of faith in my fellow man/mankind. We live on a beautiful planet, it’s more than a shame that some of the things we do to it are not so beautiful. It’s frustrating… paint me a phoenix? Are there any eyes that are open?

 

If your music was a chocolate bar, which one would it be and why?
Yum.. you can make this happen right? Umm.. maybe a Cherry Bounty? It was limited, some believe it was just a myth. Or maybe one of those Wonka Mudsludges!

 

What makes a good musician?

All musicians are good in their own right, but what makes a musician great is someone who can adapt to any style or any situation, knowing where and when to serve the song and not their musical ego’s and someone that listens.

 

Anything else?

Check us out at facebook.com/paintmeaphoenix.