Tuesday, 13 May 2014

INTERVIEW with Kids N Cats

This week the fantastic Single of the Week is that of Kids N Cats, an Austrian trio consisting of Jeanne Nickels, Marten Kaffke and Peter Paul Aufreiter. Their debut single "Tip Tip" is really awesome so I took the time to interview them about the song, music video, upcoming projects and facial hair. Check out the interview below!

  • For those of us who don't know much about Kids N Cats, describe yourself in 5 words. 
    KIDS N CATS- glow in the dark!!!

  • How did you guys meet and how did you come up with your band name? 

  • You recently released your first single "Tip Tip" which is currently Single of the Week on the blog. What can you tell us about that? 
    It's a song that you wake up to. Go out and create!

  • The music video for the track has some awesome visuals. What inspired those visuals?
    It's basically the work of Daliah Spiegel. You can check out her website, daliah-spiegel.com she's awesome!

  • What was your favourite part of the video to shoot? 
    : The best part was to create this crazy Cindy Sherman-like landscape with really ugly stuff!
    PETER PAUL: To sit down on strawberries, which was actually harder than you can imagine.
    MARTEN: All the close-ups on my face.

    Coloured facial hair= awesome!

  • From the video, it's obvious you guys like to experiment with style, in particular facial hair. Do you think coloured facial hair could be the next big thing? 
    Yes, definitely 

  • The video gained 1000 views in one day. How did you celebrate and what would be your ultimate way of celebrating success?

  • If you could have any famous movie star in one of your videos, who would it be and why? 
    PETER PAUL: James Franco. Guess he would be really fun to work with.
    MARTEN: Tom Cruise

  • Which artists would you say have influenced your musical style? 
    JEANNE: French rappers of the 90s, Les Miserables etc
    MARTEN: harcore and post-punk pop etc
    PETER PAUL: DJ Kose, DJ Paypal, DJ Booth

  • Have you or would you record any songs in German?
    Not yet, but we got lots of songs in French coming up.

  • If you could tour with any artist, who would you choose?
    JEANNE: Tu Fawning

  • Do any of the three of you have any weird or cool obsessions/hobbies?
    Jeanne and Marten get angry when they're hungry. Peter Paul is getting angry if Jeanne and Marten are getting angry.

  • Can we expect any merchandise in the future? 
    There is weird merch coming up

  • What upcoming projects can we expect from Kids N Cats?
    We'll be playing lots of shows, working on fresh videos and remixes, releasing our album and... (drum roll)... A LOT M O R E!

  • Lastly is there anything you'd like to say to your fans? 
    MARTEN: carpe diem
    PETER PAUL: xoxo
    JEANNE: <3


    Well best of luck to Kids N Cats for all their future projects and thanks for letting me interview you guys! You can check out their single here. Also go over to Facebook and give them a like here

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