Have You Heard: Hazards Of Swimming Naked

1 December 2015 | 11:38 am | Artist Submission

"Eight days, seven flights, five cities, five shows, nowhere near enough sleep and a whole bunch of shenanigans you're not allowed to print."

Answered by: Gareth Rigden 

When did you start making music and why? We all grew up in a small country town in far North Queensland with two options for recreational activities: music or drugs, and we all chose music (more often than not).

Sum up your musical sound in four words? loud-quiet-not-so-loud-not so quiet-louder-quietest-not quiet-loudest. 

If you could support any band in the world  — past or present — who would it be? Tough, let's do both. Past would be Antonin Dvorak (that dude knew how to party), present would totally be Slint.

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If you could only listen to one album forevermore, what would it be and why? That would be a music lover's worst nightmare. Guess it would De-loused In The Comatorium by The Mars Volta. That album for me never gets old, every time I listen to it I hear something new. 

Greatest rock 'n' roll moment of your career to date? Probably our last Aus tour with This Will Destroy You in June. Eight days, seven flights, five cities, five shows, nowhere near enough sleep and a whole bunch of shenanigans you're not allowed to print. That's pretty rock and roll.  

Why should people come and see your band? If they don't, it will be the best gig they never saw. 

When and where for your next gig? Our next show is this Saturday 5 Dec at the Beetle Bar in Brisbane with Majora, Kodiak Empire and more. 

Website link for more info? hazardsofswimmingnaked.com.au