Whitey

The mighty Whitey was in The Toyshop in December 2005 and he graciously took a little time out of unleashing all kinds of merry audio hell to tell us a little about himself…

Name of artist/band:

Whitey

Name of band members (and instrument of choice):

NJ Whitey – vocals, guitar, keys, electro bits

Where are you from (town/country)?

Coventry, UK

Quick band history – when formed, previous bands you were in, etc, etc.

Formed 3 years ago. Previously in ‘a million bands, but none of note’.

What label are you signed to? (And how did it come about?)

Recently finished this year’s 1234 album [The Light at the End of the Tunnel is a Train] promotion period. Now recording a session for Polydor/Universal.

What project are you doing here at Miloco (e.g. recording, mixing or remixing/single tracks or album) and when’s it due to be released?

A spring single, then a summer album – in an alternative-electro-Beachboys-punkmetal stylee.

How would you describe the material you’re working on?

Scampering off sideways

Who’s producing (and why did you choose them/what’s good about them)?

Me Ð with co-production from Robert Harder – because we know each other well.

Which Miloco studio/s are you using (and why)?

The Toyshop – full of old stuff […in a good way. Ed]

Which Miloco engineer/producer/assistant are you using and how have you found them?

Ben [Thackeray] – very tolerant, crap at pool and a top chap.

(You can view Ben’s CV here)

Do you have any upcoming live dates/other events? Please list them.

Not till March. Then the universe…

Whitey was talking to MILC in the winter of 2005

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