December 5, 2017 |

Plastic Barricades take on the A-Z challenge

Plastic Barricades take on the A-Z challenge

December 5, 2017 |


Want to know more about Plastic Barricades? Well we do and asked the North-Londoners to take on our A-Z challenge!


A Song Which Made You Want To Make Music:

NirvanaIn Bloom

Best Rider You have Ever Had:

Noodles and beers

Craziest Moment You’ve Experienced In The Band:

Being voted #1 out of 222 band in London in Global Battle of the Bands 2014 and thus playing to a packed Hard Rock Café London.

Deepest Lyrics One Of Your Songs Features:

Masterminds” from “Mechanics of Life” album

Chase your hopes and dreams

And enjoy what tomorrow brings

There are no limits – just frontiers

Up high in the atmosphere

Easiest Song You Wrote:


Favourite Song In Your Set:

Our Favourite Delusions

Guest You’d Most Like To Feature On Your Record:

Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie and James Mercer of The Shins and Simon Neil of Biffy Clyro and Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters

Hardest Thing About Being In A Band:

Anything to do with marketing and self-promotion

Interesting Fact About One Of Your Members:

Our debut album was recorded in our backyard studio. Dani plays bass in different musicals around London, Frazer teaches drums and streams video games, Dan restores vintage guitars and is currently writing his first novel

Jokes You Have In The Band:

The main joke after this last UK tour is about trying to find where we’ve parked the van after the show and then giving up and taking the train.

Key To Writing a Song:

No keys needed, these doors are always opened. Just need to figure out if you have to pull or push the door.

Longest Distance You’ve Travelled To Play A Show:

London to Glasgow was pretty epic. That is around 400 miles.

Most Inspiring Musician You’ve Ever Experienced:

Lads from Biffy Clyro are very inspiring, both live and in the studio. Same goes to Mr Grohl and his Foo Fighters

New Band You’d Recommend:

Have a listen to Voksal from London, Lasting Days from Bristol, The Zangwills from Chester and Fukushima Dolphin from Brighton

Opening For This Band Would Be Ideal:

Death Cab for Cutie

Place You’d Most Like To Tour:

USA and Australia are waiting !

Quote That You’d Like To Pass On To Readers:

“I’d rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not” – Kurt Cobain

Reason For The Title Of Your Recent Release:

Humans usually don’t come with a manual, so we decided to come up with one. Result – our latest album called “Mechanics of Life

See Us Live At:

The noisy club near you in 2018. That goes for residents of UK and also Europe.

The Old Days Of Music Were Better Than Those Current, do you agree:

Not necessarily! They didn’t have Spotify 10 years ago and those CD jewel case were always broken pretty quickly.

Unusual Merchandise:

Rubik’s cube with artwork.

Variations You’d Like To Do On Any Of Your Songs:

Drum n bass remixes for some of them would work very well!

What Do Your Fans Mean To You:

They mean the world to us! Smart, honest and ready to go and donate blood or support another charity. We truly believe that they can change the world to the better.

X-rays or any treatments needed for band related injuries:

Nah, just a band-aid and a back rub

You’re late for a show, who’s fault is it:

It is always the fault of all those other people, who are creating immense traffic on the motorways. They are all probably late for something as well. It is a vicious circle, that is why we are looking forward to jetpacks or a small copter.

Zoo animal that best describes the personality of your band:

Any big cat would do. Sleeps during day time, hunts at night.