Sunday, March 30, 2014

Hearse Pileup - 140330 - Music Manumit Podcast

Hearse Pileup

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In this episode:
We talk with the band Hearse Pileup.

Here are Doug's notes from the interview ← don’t be fooled, they aren’t in Germany

Matt is a web developer.

IE6 ← August 27, 2001

Tell us about your music and tell us what’s new!
Been around for 3 years

Matt started the band after a long period of doing nothing. British art school people are often insular.

Tony is an old friend. Band is angry.

Matt did listen to a lot of prog, but

Where did the project name originate?
First drummer came up with the bad luck name.

What type of music is it?
somewhere between messy punk/noise

The Coachwhips (, 
Queens of the Stoneage (, 
Iggy (, 
White Stripes (

What’s the deal with “Pretty Shiny Things?”
criticism of capitalism while being entrenched in it.

Matt works at a design company, where he’s gotten some help with band promo.

Johnny Rotten ( is in a house robe. Rotten apparently did some butter commercials.

Martin Atkins:

“Pay what you want” EP


What’s the news on the new drummer?
just got a new drummer!

What’s the news on your gigging schedule?
no gigs yet, but that should be changing soon

How long has it been?
2 months...which Tom claims is nothing!

New material?
lots of new stuff...enough for an album,

They want to do another music video -- probably something new

Defecation is the name of a song!

We are eating shit!

Matt did graphic design, but likes short films!

songs can be violent, but it comes from a critical standpoint'_Den 


Just an accident, but maybe not ShareAlike in the future.

CCMixter interview

Why CC?
Why restrict people?

Also, a good way for publicity

How’d you hear about it?
student protest movement.

Some people think the pay what you want is being devalued.

Wu-Tang clan has one album out!

Definitely not Irish:

7-inch was popular because cheaper

CC in London?
Not a lot locally.

Little Death Machine: -- not CC

Who are some people you think we should try to get on the show (aka, who are the important people in Creative Commons music today)?

The Vitamin Pets: , sadly, no derivatives

Is there anything else you would like to say/tell us about?
Festival upcoming!