Tuesday, 25 November 2008
ok pilot are so hot right now! ok pilot
ok pilot are a punk and roll hardcore outfit from the mean streets of exeter.
they have just got back from playing the fest 7 in gainsville!
i work ith chris (the bassist) so i decided to interview him!...cheak it.
IALC: hello chris
what was the crazyist thing to happen at fest appart from you wakeing up spooning tom?
> For me, playing in a warehouse, playing in front of a room full of people who are singing along, dancing and crowd surfing was pretty crazy. It's not crazy by rock 'n' roll standards, but for a UK band, so far from home it felt pretty crazy. >
did the yanks like you?
> I hope so, it felt like they 'got' us more than most people in the UK, but we were dumped at the epicentre of our chosen style, so it would've been a bit shit if people did'nt like us I guess. We got a humbling amount of positivity back from people so, I hope so.
> what the best thing to happen to ok pilot this year?
> Paying with Glass & Ashes which led to us meeting Mike who, at the root of it all, got us onto the Fest 7 line-up. It all grew from that.
> do you think exeter has a good scene?
> I think Exeter's got an amazing scene, I think people take it for granted, complacency sets in and the shows suffer. There are so many awesome shows every week, it's hard to keep up, I just hope it doesn't get too saturated.
> what scene any where in the world would you like to be> apart of?
> I think the US East coast has it sorted. From Bost and Washington down to Richmond Virginia and down to Florida, its got some amazing scenes and some incredible bands who all seem to be doing something fresh, or at least keeping a fire burning.
> are you going to make a record any time soon?
> We're recording again in January, but i think the songs are going to put out on other splits, but nothing's set in stone. They'll probably be put out as a demo as well, but we'll see, no plans for a proper record as yet though.
> oh are the girls fit in gainsville?
> yes, end of.
> what about the guys?
> there are hotties everywhere, for guys and girls theres something for everyone. I've only seen a specific cross section but if you're into people who are genuinely into bands then yehah!
> do you think its ok to go for a shit and have a mangina? > no comment
i think its fine.>
next weeks interview ...... chaps!!