ALTERNATIVE MUSIC FESTIVALS - Slam Dunk 2018 preview; Selfish Things take on the festival A-Z challenge!

Following their announcement of being added to the acoustic stage line-up at this year’s Slam Dunk festival, we continue our preview series with Selfish Things‘ frontman Alex Biro taking on the festival A-Z challenge!

A song that made you want to make music?

The Wolves Act I and IIBon Iver
 

Best rider you’ve had?

Bacon Wrapped Scallops.

 

Craziest festival experience?

Warped Tour 2008. It rained so hard that we were moshing in water up to our knees. There was no drainage so when people fell they kind of disappeared for a second. Unreal. 

 

Dream festival to headline?

Reading. 

 

Easiest song you wrote?

Without You.

 

Favourite festival moment?

Watching Dashboard play stolen Side Stage at Taste of Chaos festival 2016. 

 

Guest you’d most like to join you on stage during Slam Dunk festival?

Andy Leo because he’s a fucking hero. 

 

Hardest thing about doing the festival circuit?

Finding time to sleep. 

 

Interesting fact about one of your members?

Cam can eat ghost peppers and isn’t even phased by them. 

 

Jokes you have in the band?

Saying “woof” to literally everything under the sun. 

 

Key to surviving a festival?

Sunscreen, water and a charged cellphone.

 

Longest distance you’ve travelled to play a show?

4900 odd kilometres to start the Simple Plan tour. 

 

Muddiest festival you’ve attended?

Warped Tour Toronto 2015.

 

New band on the Slam Dunk line-up you love?

Cave Town

 

One dream act you’d like to see alongside you on the Slam Dunk bill?

Wheatus.

 

Previous festival performance you’d most like to have watched?

Woodstock.

 

Question you most dislike being asked?

I’m not actually sure. Just stock questions that have been copy/pasted without any real research or forethought.

 

Reasons why Slam Dunk is so great?

It brings together people who wouldn’t otherwise connect through meaningful music. 

 

Secret set at a festival you were most surprised by?

Haven’t experienced one to be honest.

 

The festival scene has evolved over the years, what’s the best thing you find about festivals?

Finding acts that you otherwise wouldn’t have discovered. 

 

Uncomfiest camping experience?

When I was in the 5th grade and went to some shitty campsite with my best friend and his brothers. I slept like shit and it was colds as fuck. 

 

Worst/weirdest festival experience?

Haven’t had one.

 

X marks the spot – where would be your perfect location for a festival?

Iceland.

 

Year you most wished to have been on the bill at Slam Dunk?

This one.

 

Z- zombies – who is the most drained after a festival?

Me, 100%.

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