Interview with Pete Devine of Pete’s Rock News and Views (http://petesrocknewsandviews.com)
PD: What type of artist are you?
MG: Singer Songwriter
PD: Tell us the brief history of yourself.
MG: I am the former front man for Manchester band Fragile Audio. I was the songwriter for the band but we decided to go our separate ways in May of this year, after a final performance in front of 2000 people at Made In Manchester Festival. During my time in the band I worked with some high profile artists and recorded for a week with The Brian Jonestown Massacres Anton Newcombe and Mark Gardener from Ride.
PD: Who are your musical and non-musical influences?
MG: Beatles, Rolling Stones, The Doors, Oasis, Radiohead, Blind Melon, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Black Angels.
Bill Burr, Jim Jefferies, Bill Hicks,
PD: What are your dreams and goals?
MG: To continue writing and performing music and also being a designer.
PD: Who writes your songs, what are they about?
MG: I write all my songs and they are about life in general.
PD: How do you promote your band and shows?
MG: Usually through printed format, social media and promoters.
PD: What do you think about downloading music online?
MG: Its great but I do like the tangible physical release of music as well.
PD: What song do you wish you’d written and why?
Brian Jonestown Massacre – Nevertheless
MG: Because its just an absolutely amazing piece of work.
PD: What are some of your pet peeves?
MG: Fake Artist who pretend to be rock n roll.
PD: What is your proudest moment in music?
MG: Working with Anton Newcombe and Mark Gardener in the studio.
PD: So what are you working on at the moment?
MG: My first solo album
PD: What music have you available online and where can we buy it from?
MG: My first single is ‘At The End Of The Day’ is available on the first of August. The Fragile Audio back catalogue is also available on all the usual streaming services.