What is your name? Where are you from?
My name is Ranking Roger and I’m from Birmingham.
What do you do?
I am the frontman for the band called The bEAT.
Describe your style in three words?
Punky reggae ska.
How should your music be listened to?
With headphones to get the real depth.
What do you miss about home when you’re on tour?
My privacy, and my bed.
What British music icons inspire your sound today?
None really today, in the yesteryears bands like Velvet Underground, Toots and the Maytals, Lee Perry, Talking heads, The Monkees. There were many but those are just a few.