Who are you and where are you from?
Chad Anthony Ubovich, I’m from Southern California.
Who are your favourite artists from home?
My current favourite would probably would probably be my friend Emily’s country band, or CFM.
What’s it really like touring?
A lot of patience and a lot of trouble-shooting.
What’s your favourite city/town/venue to play?
They’re all rad—Dublin’s definitely rad!
What’s your ideal festival line-up?
The Chemical Brothers, Gary Numan, Suburban Lawns, Radiohead (hehehe).
What has been your biggest achievement of the year?
What has been the worst moment of the year?
Getting pneumonia for a month.
What was the worst piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
Haha! I don’t think I’ve gotten any bad advice.
What do you do to relax?
Sit on my bed and zone out.
What are you reading?
Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins.
How about TV, anything good on the box?
Nathan for You.
Do you have a favourite YouTube video?
Extreme Idiots (all volumes).
What website do you visit most? (discounting email etc)
Youtube or Netflix.
What is your favorite:
Currently, Suburban Lawns.
Currently ‘Lazarus’ by David Bowie.
Lost classic song?
‘Forever’ by Roy Wood.
I don’t pay that much attention to labels.
Who is currently your favorite artist?
Kendrick Lamar and Drake.
Any new artists that you are most excited about?
I can’t think of any.
What was the last great gig you saw?
I just saw Ty’s Mugger* show, and it was fucking crazy! (*Ty Segall & the Emotional Muggers).
And the worst?
I’m not sure; I see a lot of bad shows.
What should we expect from your Irish shows?
Uh…fun. I’ve only been to Ireland once before this last year; it was a great time—lovin’ the Irish!