Meet The Grooveblaster Q&A

Where are you and what are the vibes like?
In my studio at home. Chill late night vibe.

Three Great Singers
Anita O’Day, Frank Sinatra, Dusty Springfield

What sports are you good at?
Tennis, Basketball

Favorite Songwriters
Brian Wilson, Greenwich/Barry, Jones/Strummer

Ideal Age
Nostalgic for an age yet to come

Worst Song Lyric Ever
‘imagine no possessions’ –John Lennon

Best books on Rock Music
‘Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!’ Bob Stanley
‘Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung: The Work of a Legendary Critic: Rock ‘n’ Roll as Literature and Literature as Rock ‘n’ Roll’ Lester Bangs
‘Temples of Sound: Inside the Great Recording Studios’ William Clark

Albums that had most influence on you
Sandinista! –The Clash
Foxbase Alpha – Saint Etienne
Blue Lines – Massive Attack

Favorite Cities
New York, Atlanta

Favorite Snack
Chocolate bar and Coffee

Last Great Record you heard
Nicole Atkins ‘Goodnight Rhonda Lee’

Favorite Sitcom
Leave it to Beaver

Favorite Journalists through the Ages
Hunter Thompson, Lester Bangs, Robert Christgau

Favorite record sleeves
‘London Calling’ The Clash
‘Whipped Cream and Other Delights’ Herb Albert and the Tijuana Brass
‘Please, Please, Please’ James Brown and the Famous Flames

Favorite Punk Rock Records
Miles Davis ‘Kind of Blue’
The Clash ‘Sandinista!’
Beastie Boys ‘Paul’s Boutique’

Most Valuable Record in Your Collection
Redskins ‘Lean on Me’

Favorite Sports Stadiums
Lambeau Field

Last Book you Read
‘Maggie Cassidy’ Jack Kerouac

Favorite Video Game
Rocket League

Favorite Stadium Rock Group
Van Halen

What Cause would you donate your music to
Freedom in Cuba

Grooves and hooks. Chorus and a groove and don’t bother writing the verse.

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