• July 14, 2020

Chris Ballew Interview

Chris Ballew



He answers my questions



1. what influenced you to play music?



IT IS ALL I KNOW HOW TO DO REALLY….I WAS JUST MADE TO DO IT AND I HAVE
NO


CHOICE….SOMETIMES TO MY DELIGHT AND SOMETIMES TO MY FRUSTRATION.



2. If you could have a 3 band bill who would the bands be?



MR. DIBBS (AMAZING DJ) THE LONG WINTERS (CLEVER ANTHEM POP) AND MOTORHEAD

(NEED I SAY MORE)



3. will you ever come back down under to play some gigs?



I HOPE HOPE HOPE SO…WE WOULD LOVE TO COME BACK. WE HAD THE BEST TIME OF
OUR


LIVES THERE…THOSE PEOPLE WERE MADE FOR US AND WE WERE MADE FOR THEM.



4. is any of your stuff you did after pusa is released in australia?



NOT OFFICIALLY…IT WAS ALL DONE ON TINY LABELS AND NEVER VERY HIGH


PROFILE…IT IS ALL THERE ON
CHRISBALLEW.COM NOW THOUGH..



5. if you could have any one in a band apart from yourself who would
they be?



HAVE…..YOU MEAN WHO WOULD I WANT TO BE IN A BAND WITH? PAUL MCCARTNEY,
MR.


DIBBS, IGGY POP AND VIVALDI.



6. what are you listening to at the moment?



LOTS OF ELECTRONIC SHIT….THE AVALANCHES, MR DIBBS OF COURSE, THE LONG


WINTERS, THE FLAMING SIDEBURNS, BEETHOVEN PIANO SONATAS, DAVE ATTEL (A COMEDIAN),


ADAM AND THE ANTS, TOWA TEI (DJ FROM DEE LITE) AND MYSELF.



7. do you have any new releases in the pipeline?



LETS SEE….I HAVE 2 RECORDS I AM MAKING AT ONCE OF ELECTRONIC SAMPLADELIC


STUFF….BOTH SHOULD BE UP ON THE SITE IN A MONTH OR SO…PUSA IS RE-RELEASING

THE FIRST RECORD WITH BONUS TRACKS AND DVD FEATURES….WORKING ON AN ALL
NEW


PUSA ALBUM TO BE OUT IN THE FALL WE HOPE…..AND A CHRIS AND TAD RECORD (WITH


TAD FROM THE YOUNG FRESH FELLOWS) AND A COLLABORATION CALLED CREEPY STICK
WITH


AN OLD FRIEND THAT I HAVE BEEN RECORDING WITH FOR 25 YEARS….HOPE FULLY
OUT


THIS WINTER ON MY SITE AS WELL.



thanks for your time any last words



I LOVE MUSIC…I AM BARELY A PHYSICAL BODY…I FEEL LIKE A BIG COOKIE JAR

FULL OF IDEAS THAT I NEED TO GET OUT OR THE JAR WILL CRACK AND EXPLODE….HELP
I


AM DROWNING IN PLANS AND IDEAS….HELP!



CHRISBALLEW.COM

chris

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