by / March 23rd, 2015 /

Bee Mick See

Who are you and where are you from?

Brendan Seamus is my real name.  Bee Mick See is my rap name.  I was born in Portland, Oregon – but I’ve been in Belfast since the 90s

Who are your favorite artists from home?

Everclear, The Dandy Warhols

What’s it really like touring?

Gruelling and unpredictable yet incredibly rewarding and exciting.

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

Belfast / The Bar with No Name because home is where the heart is.

What’s your ideal festival line-up?

Sleigh Bells, Kate Nash and Riff Raff.

What has been your biggest achievement of the year?

Completing my debut album The Belfast Yank.

What was the worst piece of advice you were given?

Don’t be a jack-of-all-trades and a master of none.

What do you do to relax?

Hike, listen to music, drink herbal tea and/or beer.

What are you reading?

Before and After Getting your Puppy by Dr Ian Dunbar.

How about TV, anything good on the box?

Silicone Valley, new South Park and Pitbulls & Parolees

Do you have a favourite YouTube video?

West Belfast Harry Styles by The Notorious Barrick Boys.

What website do you visit most?

Noisey.

What is your favourite:

            Record?  Sparkle and Fade by Everclear

            Song?  (At present) – Same Love by Macklemore

            Lost classic song?  Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O’Connor

            Record label?  Fool’s Gold

Who is your favourite current artist? 

Kendrick Lamar

A new artist that you are most excited about? 

Spose

What was the last great gig you have seen?

Chuck Ragan

Worst show?

Vanilla Ice (awful performance, amazing night).

What should we expect from your Irish shows?

Loads of fun, sing-a-longs, shots of Soya Milk and crowd participation.

Bee Mick See’s debut LP, The Belfast Yank, is available now, here, and it’s ace.