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Pop/Indie, guitar band with a quirky and original sound.
The Trouts are: Alan Grier- Guitars, vocals, keyboards, drum loops and songwriting. Tony Cullen- Lyricist on Dry Your Eyes, Sow the Seeds, Talk to Me, The Prostitute, Dance with Me, Not so Many Other Girls, Living Dream and Can You Face Another Day Girl.
Have you performed in front of an audience?
I (Alan Grier) have played in a few local bands, but The Trouts have never performed live.
Your musical influences
I love The Beatles. Their incredible creativity is a huge inspiration and the reason I first picked up the guitar. Other influences include The Smiths, Blur, Oasis, REM, Nirvana,Syd Barrett, and a whole host of sixties bands.
What equipment do you use?
Yamaha acoustic guitar, Peavy bass, Fender telecaster, Zoom RT-123 drum machine, Boss BR-8 digital studio,
Anything else?
Most of what we do is... Meaningless, tedious, pointless, Hideous, subconscious, alone, Alone, alone, alone, Sleeping, Dreaming, Thinking of another time, Another place, Anywhere but here... Anywhere but now... Most of what we do is...
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