Who is THN?
Patrick Rushforth on PC, piano and bongos
Where in Somerset are you from?
When did you form?
How did you get together?
I first met myself in a bar in the sleazier area of Twerton, where I was waiting to meet me and re-write musical history.
After I'd got together, I started to make music - then I carried on. Now here I am, with both of me in tow.
How would you describe your music?
Dance-like but not quite dance, hip but not quite hop, elements of shoegaze and glitch, pianos
How did the band gets its name?
Who are your musical influences?
Aphex Twin, Autechre, X-Ray Spex, Operation Ivy, Orbital, The Orb, Prefuse 73, Seefeel, My Bloody Valentine, DJ Shadow, Boards of Canada, Scratch Perry etc
What is your most memorable gig so far?
A mate's 21st birthday. I played a couple of songs on the piano and then did a cover of a song called The Centaur by Buck 65. Everyone loved it, which was cool.
Where would you most like to play?
Close to home, so I don't have to get out of bed too early.
Finally, tell us some interesting facts about yourself
- I'm good at hopping.
- I celebrate Christmas twice a year.
- I'm writing a novel.
- I'm left-handed.
- In the last three years, I have spent a total of £9 on getting my hair cut.
- I don't like mushrooms.