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:
Name of band members (and instrument of choice):
NJ Whitey – vocals, guitar, keys, electro bits
Where are you from (town/country)?
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