Q&A Scene: Dallas Crane

Get off the Dope!

Q&A with Dave Larkin ~ Dallas Crane

Tell us about your new single/ album/ tour?

Well our new single Get Off The Dope is a bit of a preview to the forthcoming album, and we’ve just released a clip to go with it channeling our inner Monty Python! Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFvJNXMi8hE

How would you describe your sound in food form and why?
We’re a bit of a well cooked omelette. Plenty of tasty flavours in there, and every now and then a gristly bit to keep things honest!

Which song resonates most strongly and why?
For me, we have a new song called “Billie’s Gonna Die Young” which is a more furious chuggalong that we’re used to. There’s a good section at the back where we get to just hang on the groove and do our thing over the top. Not as organised as a lot of our other stuff and a good excuse just to delve rock in it’s purest and dumbest form.

Any on the road anecdotes?
Ask me in a week! We’ll be keeping a tour diary on the website dallascrane.com.au, so check out all the updates there. Hopefully something disastrous happens that gives everyone a good read!

Where do you draw inspiration from?
Where do I start? Always discovering great stuff every day that makes me go “wow”. We got so many band submissions for this tour from young guys wanting to tour with us, and I couldn’t believe how good everything was. It was really hard to cull it all down to a handful of acts. I wanted to give everyone a gig! We’re so lucky we have so many great artists in this country.

What’s next for you?
We finish the album off in the studio over March and will have it out later in 2015. It’s good to be thinking about Dallas Crane songs again and doing gigs. We’ve desperately missed it.

What’s your scene?
Right now it’s a room with no lights on. An unmade bed. A laptop with 9% battery and a mosquito that just refuses to die.

About Dallas Crane

Dallas Crane launch ‘get off the dope’ video & kick off Australia Day album preview tour.

All tickets details are available at the band’s website www.dallascrane.com.au.

Thur Jan.22
Flow Bar – OLD BAR (Mid North Coast, NSW)
with special guests

Fri Jan.23
with special guests “Child” and “BroBort”

Sat Jan.24
with special guests “Child”, “The Royal Artillery” and “Dirty Hearts”

Sun Jan.25
with special guests “Davey Lane”, “Child” and “Cowsmuff”

Mon Jan.26
with special guests “The Trafalgars”
Doors Open @ 7pm

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