What Musical Genre Do You Feel Best Describes Your Music And How Would You Describe Your Sound? Alternative would best describe my music and put an umbrella up over genres from rock, psycho billy, folk,
Americana, heavy rock. My sound is kind of raw and rough around the edginess..it's a thing of beauty and light and dark and sadness and sometimes bright.
How Did You Get Your Name? Is There A Story?
The oohz was chosen as if fulfilled and suggested many diverse wants...it's familiarity to 'oohs' was very positive nice, or even 'ooze' covering the nasty sticky stuff. Lastly the primordial oohz was apt in that it reflected the stuff from which anything can develop...see band bio.
What Are or Have Been Your Musical Influences?
AC/DC, Deep Purple, Sex pistols, Neil Young, Flamenco, Santana, Zeplin, Afro beat, not, definitely no,t Nick Cave...thank you!
What Are You Working On Now? Any Future Collaborations We Can Look Forward To?
Am on a continuous voyage of upgrading songs to a better and better standard and in perhaps a hundred years or so I reckon I might just get there. I am also developing a live solo act...and a duet with a friend but, not sure if that is something to look forward to or fear.
What Is Your Ultimate Goal In The Music Industry? What Is Your Plan Of Action?
Have no idea...it would be so nice if some people got to hear my music and then, even better, get to like it. Probably an impossible dream...meanwhile I'm off to play live...with social media produced songs as back up.
What Is Your Favorite Track To Perform Live and Why?
A song called 'hasslin' me' because it only has three chords so i have a one in three chance of playing the right one....not bad odds to my mind.
What Has Been The Biggest Challenge In Your Career Thus far?
I don't really have a career in music or art for that matter...yeah, so getting a career is the challenge i suppose...
What’s Your Typical Songwriting Process?
I just start...sometimes a chord sequence and grow it out from there, then I just tag along after it and wait around until it's done...for better or worse.
How Has Social Media Influenced Your Career As An Artist?
Um...social media seems a great place to go to be ignored or to have ones pockets picked but, am sure, if one has the time and skill to manipulate it correctly, then maybe it's fantastic...but, i have my doubts.
What Are Some Tracks and Artists Currently On Your Playlist?
I don't have any...but I did recently enjoy one called 'where's me jumper' by somebody from the deep and distant, northern punk past. Neil Young is always on my playlist.
What Did You Do Before You Started Making Music?:
Considering that I started making music in my early teens...before that ..., most likely, was picking my nose or squeezing face spots. Alternatively it could be argued that I was concentrating on making fine art work. Actually, I still do a bit of that when I get the chance and can fit it in.
Any Advice For Young People (Men or Women) That Want To Succeed In The Music World?
Keep your fingers and toes crossed.
What Would You Change In The Music Industry If You Were A Top Music Executive?
Set myself afire and jump off the top of the nearest tower block.
How Do You Feel About Originality?
I know it when I feel it.
Is There Anything Else We Should Know About You Or That You Would Like to Add?:
I'm quite mad you know.... :)
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