Who are Von Twist?
Jack McGregor creates some funky beats on the drum kit.
Guy Baillie-Grohman then adds some throbbing bass lines.
Some fat guitar chords are added by Edward Cresswell, upon which Fiona Tout stirs in some truly memorable honky tonk piano riffs!
Oliver Owen then sings some lyrics he has previously written over the top, aided by some truly swanky dance moves!
Finally, it is up to Michael Bryant to mix some hot, hot, hot guitar licks to the twist, and hey presto - Von Twist are alive and amplified!
Where in Somerset are you from?
When did you form?
How did you get together?
We were surrounded by a divine light one day when suddenly...
How would you describe your music?
New wave garage, blues, art, punk, with a twist of Von!
How did the band gets its name?
Again, we were surrounded by a divine light when suddenly...
Who are your musical influences?
We have countless influences, some of them are: The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Talking Heads, Bob Dylan, Iggy Pop, The Who, The Velvet Underground, David Bowie and The Beatles.
What is your most memorable gig so far?
We don't really have a 'most memorable gig', because we try and make each concert we play better than the last.
So, yeah we don't have one.
Where would you most like to play?
Anywhere really as long as the crowd really enjoy themselves.
But, headlining every festival in the world would be quite nice, as would being the first band to play on a currently undiscovered alien world!
Finally, tell us some interesting facts about yourself