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Rene Matić

Artist — Peterborough

Name, where are you from?
Rene Matić, Peterborough

What do you do?
Artist

Describe your style in three words?
Femme, Skinhead, Daddy.

What’s the best gig you’ve ever been to?
The Selecter at the Concorde in Brighton, best track is 'Celebrate the Bullet'.

If you could put any three bands in history on a lineup?
The Bodysnatchers, X-Ray Spex, Patti Smith.

Which subcultures have influenced you?
Am a Skinhead through and through.

If you could spend an hour with anyone from history?
Nina Simone

Where is your favourite independent venue?
100 Club, it’s where I saw the Specials and you can feel the warmth of its history as soon as you walk in the door.

Your greatest unsung hero or heroine in music?
The band ‘Death’.

The first track you played on repeat?
'Me Against The Music' by Britney ft. Maddona.

A song that defines the teenage you?
'Rock & Roll Suicide' by David Bowie.

One record you would keep forever?
Lou Reed’s 'Transformer' - 'I’m So Free'.

A song lyric that has inspired you?
Nina Simone’s 'Young Gifted and Black'.

A song you wished you had written?
Althea and Donna’s 'Uptown Top Rankin'.

Best song to turn up loud?
The Slits cover of 'Grapevine'.

A song people wouldn’t expect you to like?
'Poor You' by Daniel Johnston.

A song to get you straight on the dance floor?
'Do I love You?' by Frank Wilson.

Best song to end an all-nighter?
'Purple Rain' by Prince.

Any new bands you’re into at the moment?
My friend's Non-binary 'boy band' - Brown Belt.

Name, where are you from?
Rene Matić, Peterborough

What do you do?
Artist

Describe your style in three words?
Femme, Skinhead, Daddy.

What’s the best gig you’ve ever been to?
The Selecter at the Concorde in Brighton, best track is 'Celebrate the Bullet'.

If you could put any three bands in history on a lineup?
The Bodysnatchers, X-Ray Spex, Patti Smith.

Which subcultures have influenced you?
Am a Skinhead through and through.

If you could spend an hour with anyone from history?
Nina Simone

Where is your favourite independent venue?
100 Club, it’s where I saw the Specials and you can feel the warmth of its history as soon as you walk in the door.

Your greatest unsung hero or heroine in music?
The band ‘Death’.

The first track you played on repeat?
'Me Against The Music' by Britney ft. Maddona.

A song that defines the teenage you?
'Rock & Roll Suicide' by David Bowie.

One record you would keep forever?
Lou Reed’s 'Transformer' - 'I’m So Free'.

A song lyric that has inspired you?
Nina Simone’s 'Young Gifted and Black'.

A song you wished you had written?
Althea and Donna’s 'Uptown Top Rankin'.

Best song to turn up loud?
The Slits cover of 'Grapevine'.

A song people wouldn’t expect you to like?
'Poor You' by Daniel Johnston.

A song to get you straight on the dance floor?
'Do I love You?' by Frank Wilson.

Best song to end an all-nighter?
'Purple Rain' by Prince.

Any new bands you’re into at the moment?
My friend's Non-binary 'boy band' - Brown Belt.