Who are you and where are you from?
My name is Dick Valentine of the band Electric Six and I’m from Detroit, MI and Brooklyn, NY.
Who are your favorite artists from home?
From Detroit, Insane Clown Posse and from Brooklyn, oh I don’t know….that girl from Sleigh Bells is kind of hot…let’s go with Sleigh Bells.
What’s it really like touring?
What’s your favourite city/town/venue to play?
Favorite venue is the Effenaar in Eindhoven or First Avenue in Minneapolis. Favorite city for me personally is Barcelona.
What’s your ideal festival line-up?
Coldplay, U2, Bono, Jack White, Klaxxxxxons, Rhianna, MC Chris, MC Fuck, DJ Dogdick, North Korea, Marilyn Monroe, Britney Spears, Maroon 5, Adam Levine, Cee-Lo, Duran Duran, Mike and John, Cheryl and Daryl, Radiohead, The Fuck Brothers, Fuck Buddy, Fuck, Wolf, Fuck That Wolf, Fuck That!, One Direction, Two Direction, Three Direction, Four!, One Potato.
Tell us a tour story…
You’ll just regret it. I’ll pass on that, it’s for the best.
What has been your biggest achievement of the year?
Controlling my lifeforce.
What was the worst piece of advice you were given?
What do you do to relax?
What are you reading?
Improve Yourself Now!!! by Dr. Israel Horowitz, DDS.
Who is your favourite current artist?
What was the last great gig you went to?
OMG, there have been so many!!!!!! Everyone sucks these days!!!!!
What should we expect from your Irish shows?
Electric Six play the Limelight, Belfast on Friday and Academy, Dublin on Saturday.