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About Town With Marcus Goodwin of Icecream Hands

Author: 3D
Thursday, 13 September 2007
This week 3D takes a stroll ‘round Melbourne town with Marcus Goodwin of Icecream Hands.

WHEN DID THE BAND FORM-
Around 1991.

DESCRIBE YOUR MUSIC IN A COUPLE OF SENTENCES:
It’s a little bit pop and a little bit rock – I think prock is the term…

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE MELBOURNE VENUE TO PERFORM AT-
The Corner – legendary pub.

WHAT’S SPECIAL ABOUT LIVE MUSIC IN MELBOURNE-
So many world class bands.

WHAT’S ANNOYING ABOUT LIVE MUSIC IN MELBOURNE-
Lack of punters to go around all the great bands.

WHERE IS YOUR FAVOURITE PLACE TO SHOP FOR CDS AND RECORDS IN MELBOURNE, AND WHY-
JB Hi Fi – just ‘cause it’s cheap.

WHERE’S YOUR FAVOURITE PLACE FOR A CHEAP MEAL IN MELBOURNE-
The local curry house where I buy my lunch – it’s called the ‘Ragginchickendoo’

WHAT’S YOUR PICK FOR A SUNDAY AFTERNOON PUB-
Don’t know, I’m usually mowing the lawn on Sunday arvo.

WHAT DO YOU THINK IS THE MOST EXCITING THING HAPPENING IN MUSIC AT THE MOMENT-
The electric guitar – always has been…

TELL US ABOUT YOUR MOST MEMORABLE EXPERIENCE AS A PERFORMER.
Playing the Big Day Out tour in 2000.

TELL US ABOUT YOUR MOST MEMORABLE EXPERIENCE AS A SPECTATOR.
Flaming Lips concert at the Palace a couple of years ago.

WHO: Icecream Hands
WHAT: Come Along EP launch at Spectrum
WHEN: Saturday 22 September
MORE: myspace.com/icecreamhands


TOP 5:
FIVE THINGS THAT ROCK YOUR WORLD


1. Townes Van Zandt: I’m a recent convert but this guy is incredible – another ‘unknown legend’, a bit like the Icecream Hands!

2. My new guitar: it’s a Fender Jazzmaster I bought a few months ago… I’ve wanted one for about 20 years.

3. Jimi Maroudas: producer of our new album The Good China…best guy to work with in the studio – he’s awesome.

4. The Chaser’s War on Everything – shit that show makes me laugh!

5. My wife and two kids – hey, I’m a family man.

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