This week sees Russian trio Swanky Tunes take part in our 8 Questions, having just recently served up a truly brilliant remix of “Geisha” from Rose Villain. Read on to find out more about this talented act…
1) Who are three of your all-time favourite artists, past or present?
Daft Punk, Iggy Pop and “Soviet Sinatra,” Muslim Magomaev.
2) Is there a particular tune that you have never got sick of?
Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day”
3) Describe your perfect day…
A day as it described in the song above.
4) What would people who know you well say about you in three words?
Russian Swanky Guys.
5) Ideal studio layout…
A studio that is full of our friends.
6) What is your most valued material possession?
There is a Russian proverb that saying: “rather have a hundred friends than a hundred roubles” or rather, “where your friends are, there your riches are.”
7) Is there something musically you would like to do more of next year?
We’d like ourselves to be working on more vocal stuff, but of course we won’t forget about our club roots.
8) Where do you want to be in 10 years?
We wish we could visit and perform on Mars.