by / November 5th, 2014 /

Incoming: Cheatahs

Who are you and where are you from?

My name is Nathan Ernest Hewitt from Cheatahs and I live in London, England.

Who are your favorite artists from home?

Moon Gangs, Part Chimp and Fuck Buttons

What’s it really like touring?

It’s really fun and strange and difficult and enlightening and addictive.

What’s your favourite city/town/venue to play?

Brudenell Social Club in Leeds is probably the best venue in the UK right now.

What’s your ideal festival line-up?

An line up that exposes you to new acts and acts you wouldn’t necessarily have bothered to check out before. A line up that opens you up.

What has been your biggest achievement of the year?

Putting out our debut LP in February was pretty cool.

What was the worst piece of advice you were given?

Let someone else take care of it…

What do you do to relax?

Write songs and spend time with my wife.

What are you reading?

Island in the Stream by Ernest Hemingway

How about TV, anything good on the box?

Finally finished The Sopranos.

What is your favourite:

Record? Elliot Smith – Either/Or

Song? ‘American Girl’ – Tom Petty

Lost classic song? ‘In a Big Country’ – Big Country

Record label? – Blue Note

Who is your favourite current artist?

Cate le Bon

A new artist that you are most excited about?

White Sands

What was the last great gig you have seen?

I sttill think the best gig I’ve seen this year was Fuck Buttons at the Forum in London.

What should we expect from your Irish shows?

It is the last show of tour so whisky, I expect

Cheatahs play at Dublin’s Workman’s Club on November 26th with support from TwinKranes. Tickets are €11.75 and available here.