The Paperwaits

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Tell us a bit about yourself? We are the Paperwaits, we are a 4 piece band fronted by Tom and Scott Burchell From Guildford. We enjoy producing our own music in a vintage style using analogue gear. Our music pulls a lot of influence from music of the 1960s and 70s

There are a lot of emerging artists in the UK right now. What sets you apart from the rest? Most modern bands will gig loads and then go to a studio to record their music, even if they are going for a vintage sound this often leads track to follow the same production 'rules'. By doing everything DIY we constantly learn and adapt, as we get better the listener can grow with us.

What’s your back-story? From a young age, brothers Tom and Scott Burchell have been writing songs inspired by 60s and 70s music they listened to from a young age.

What are you working on at the moment? We are currently in the last stages of production for our second album. It's inspired by garage psychedelic music of the 60s and should be released over the coming months.

What's the first song you remember hearing? The Kinks - Set Me Free

You're in a Karaoke Bar - What's your go to song? Alone Again - Gilbert O'Sullivan

What was the first gig you went to? Guildfest

Which song do you wish you'd written? Life On Mars by David Bowie Is one that comes to mind.

Which song changed your life? That's such a hard call but I think it would have to be a song like Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen.

What song is stuck in your head right now?Surfs Up by The Beach Boys

What was the first Album you bought? Every Second Counts by The Plain White T's

Which song made you want to play music? Mr Blue Sky by ELO

What modern artists have you been listening to? There's a lot of great music coming out these days if you look in the right places. Tame Impala, Mac Demarco and Foxygen are producing some really great tunes.

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Date Saturday 17 February 2018 at 19:00
Address The Boileroom Music and Community Arts Venue, Stoke Fields, Guildford, United Kingdom, GU1 4LS
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