Freeworm The Exclaim! Questionnaire
Published Feb 01, 2000Who are you?
Freeworm, a long distance runner recycled into computerised music.
What are you up to?
Morphing from a studio worm to a live performer.
Hometown and current HQ:
Learning foreign songs by heart and singing them back without having a clue to what I'm saying.
Mind altering work of art:
Nature by (author unknown).
Most memorable/inspirational gig and why?
Scanner, on mushrooms at Angel's in Montreal. I swear, while the guy was sweeping radio frequencies, he tapped into my brain.
What should everyone shut up about?
What they saw on TV the day before.
Your greatest strength/weakness:
Strength: Trusting everyone and being honest.
Weakness: Getting fucked.
Your vital daily ritual:
Spreading a bit of looove
Cheesy pop songs always sound better in foreign languages.
If I wasn't playing music I would be:
Sleeping more, eating more.
Your most memorable day job:
Taking care of mentally ill people, they rock! All their personality traits amped and wired.
Best/worst advice received:
Best: Might as well jump. (Van Halen)
Worst: Don't forget me when I'm gone. (Glass Tiger)
I would drop everything to play a benefit for:
What makes you want to take it off and get it on?
Two women kissing with the sound of rushing water through a pipe in the wall.
What personal trait would make you kick someone out of your band and/or bed? And have you?
Talking too much and yes I have. It took me two practices before doing so
When I think of Canada I think:
A boat too big to steer smoothly. We should all split up and stay good friends. Small is beautiful.
Music and sex: Is there a difference? Why?
The secret is to mix and match.
Strangest brush with celebrity:
Went to see Megadeth at Barrymore's in Ottawa. Couldn't get into the show (too young) so the guys from Testament, waiting downstairs, asked me if I wanted to attend the nudy bar next door.
What does your mom wish you were doing instead?
Besides me being happy, I honestly don't think she cares.