Alligator

Musicians — Glasgow

Photo: Daniel Blake

Name, where are you from?
Alligator, Glasgow.

Describe your style in three words?
Italian Football Tops.

What’s the best gig you’ve ever been to?
The Amazing Snakeheads, Broadcast, Glasgow. Off its nut!

If you could be on the line up with any two bands in history?
Michael Jackson & Prince, because the fee would be ridiculous.

Which subcultures have influenced you?
British '60s pop, UK punk and glam, New York in the mid '70s.

If you could spend an hour with anyone from history?
Diego Maradona. Go out in Naples and get all USA '94.

Of all the venues you’ve played, which is your favourite?
Dauwpop Festival 2018, Netherlands. It was proper nice weather and the punters and staff were all so sound.

Your greatest unsung hero or heroine in music?
Mike Skinner. Legend.

The first track you played on repeat?
'Purple Pills' by D12. 

A song that defines the teenage you?
'Ziggy Stardust' by David Bowie.

One record you would keep forever?
'Revolver' by The Beatles.

A song lyric that has inspired you?
"Do you wanna make tea at the BBC?"
- Joe Strummer

From 'Career Opportunities' by The Clash.

The song that would get you straight on the dance floor?
'Purple Pills' by D12.

A song you wished you had written?
'Daydream Believer' by The Monkees.

Best song to turn up loud?
'Mr Skeng' by Stormzy.

A song people wouldn’t expect you to like?
'Perfect Places' by Lorde. Banger.

Best song to end an all-nighter on?
Catfish & The Bottlemen to get people out the gaff.

Any new bands you are listening to right now?
'Twentytwo' by Sunflower Bean. 
'I Love LA' by Starcrawler. 
'Melted Ice Cream' by LUCIA. 

Photo: Daniel Blake

Name, where are you from?
Alligator, Glasgow.

Describe your style in three words?
Italian Football Tops.

What’s the best gig you’ve ever been to?
The Amazing Snakeheads, Broadcast, Glasgow. Off its nut!

If you could be on the line up with any two bands in history?
Michael Jackson & Prince, because the fee would be ridiculous.

Which subcultures have influenced you?
British '60s pop, UK punk and glam, New York in the mid '70s.

If you could spend an hour with anyone from history?
Diego Maradona. Go out in Naples and get all USA '94.

Of all the venues you’ve played, which is your favourite?
Dauwpop Festival 2018, Netherlands. It was proper nice weather and the punters and staff were all so sound.

Your greatest unsung hero or heroine in music?
Mike Skinner. Legend.

The first track you played on repeat?
'Purple Pills' by D12. 

A song that defines the teenage you?
'Ziggy Stardust' by David Bowie.

One record you would keep forever?
'Revolver' by The Beatles.

A song lyric that has inspired you?
"Do you wanna make tea at the BBC?"
- Joe Strummer

From 'Career Opportunities' by The Clash.

The song that would get you straight on the dance floor?
'Purple Pills' by D12.

A song you wished you had written?
'Daydream Believer' by The Monkees.

Best song to turn up loud?
'Mr Skeng' by Stormzy.

A song people wouldn’t expect you to like?
'Perfect Places' by Lorde. Banger.

Best song to end an all-nighter on?
Catfish & The Bottlemen to get people out the gaff.

Any new bands you are listening to right now?
'Twentytwo' by Sunflower Bean. 
'I Love LA' by Starcrawler. 
'Melted Ice Cream' by LUCIA. 

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