Matt King Richmond Hill, Ontario

Who are you?
Matt King.

What are you up to?
Growing my hair, playing music with my band, "Newfound Interest in Connecticut."

Hometown and current HQ:
Richmond Hell, Ontario.

Current fixations:
Napster, reading the classics (Seuss).

Mind altering work of art (not your own):
Wooden Stars: the Moon

Most memorable/inspirational gig and why?
Playing with The Meligrove Band in my friends basement. That's when I knew we had made it.

What should everyone shut up about?
How they were fans before they became famous.

Your greatest strength and weakness:
Strength: pretending to be handicapped to get good parking spaces. Weakness: kryptonite.

Your vital daily ritual:
Sleeping.

Guilty pleasure:
S Club 7.

If I wasn't playing music I would be:
Not playing music, or trying to play music.

Your most memorable day job:
Video store clerk (w/ extensive porn section).

Best/worst advice received:
Best: don't put it there, it'll get stuck.
Worst: it'll fit, it'll fit.

I would drop everything to play a benefit for:
Yankatism, because it sounds bad, even though I just made it up.

What makes you want to take it off and get it on?
Not hairy fat men, no matter what the others tell you.

What personal trait would make you kick someone out of your band? And have you?
Having leadership qualities, not yet.

When I think of Canada I think:
Rock and Roll beavers with shortlongs (or mullets, depending on location).

Music and sex: Is there a difference? Why?
Have you ever made love to a guitar before? Not something to try twice.

Strangest brush with celebrity:
Elvis Stojko's dad mowing his lawn.

What does your mom wish you were doing instead?
Doing my homework for school.