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Meet the band
Joe Murphy

Birthplace? Sheffield
Star sign? Gemini
Does this mean anything to you?
I'm two-faced.
Favourite biscuit? Dark chocolate digestive
Favourite album? The Madcap Laughs (Syd Barrett)
Favourite single? Nag Nag Nag (Cabaret Voltaire)
Disorders? Obsessive compulsion
Favourite piece of technology? Dodgem car
Favourite colour: Red and white stripes
Best Dr. Who? Patrick Troughton
Favourite Brian? Clough
3 favourite places in London: BFI, Skoob, Tower Of London
3 favourite places in Sheffield: Kop (S2), Rare And Racy, Central Library
3 favourite vanished places in Sheffield: Limit, Hole In The Road, Abbeydale Grange Comprehensive
Beatles album: Rubber Soul
Tipple: Red wine
Carry On actor: Kenneth Williams
Politician: Dennis Skinner
TV: Scandinavian crime, Keiser Report
Likes? Trains. Maps. Cathedrals. Libraries. Cats.
Dislikes? Bullies. Banks/pharmaceutical companies/oil corporations/etc.
Favourite films? The Lady Vanishes, Sunset Boulevard, The Big Sleep, Viridiana,The Bicycle Thieves, Seven Samurai, Ikiru, The Saragossa Manuscript, Vertigo, Psychomania, Wings Of Desire, Withnail And I, Bad Boy Bubby, Secrets And Lies, Bombon El Perro, Tell No One, The Lives Of Others, No Country For Old Men
Under The Influence: Artists and songs I've covered over the years at Under The Influence at the Boogaloo in Highgate: Leonard Cohen - Closing Time, Jacques Brel - Mathilde/Jef/Marieke, Clash - Washington Bullets, Bowie - Queen Bitch, Kinks - I'm Not Like Everybody Else, Julian Cope - Robert Mitchum/Sleeping Gas, Auteurs - The Upper Classes, Pulp - Wickerman

 
Eilish McCracken

Eilish  McCraken

Birthplace? Ronkswood Hospital (Worcester)
Starsign? Virgo
Does this mean anything to you? Does what mean anything to me?
Favourite biscuit? They've got frilly bits around the edges, raisins in the middle and they're a bit shortbready. You get them in variety packs.
Leisure pursuits? I like to sleep, drink Guinness, cycle and climb trees.
Pet hate? Inability to pour a decent pint of Guinness
Beatles album: Revolver
City: Helsinki
Favourite Buzfuz song? Rebellion With Fries
Disorders? RADHD (Relevant attention deficit hyperactive disorder)
Favourite piece of technology? Electric violin
How (on Earth) did you become involved with Sergeant Buzfuz? Didn't I lose a bet?
Which shampoo do you use? Herbal Essence for 'normal hair'
Best Dr. Who? Tom Baker
Favourite Brian? Molko
Favourite material? Velvet
Favourite film? The Shining, The Orphanage
Favourite jazz album: I have no favourite jazz album
Children's TV programme: Tiswas
Carry On Actor: Sid James
Best Place in London: Where my friends are
Most treasured ppossession: My photo albums

 
Ian Button

Ian Button

Birthplace? Crayford, Kent
Starsign? Aries
Does this mean anything to you? It's just another label, man.
Favourite biscuit? Ginger Nuts, any brand.
Favourite Buzfuz gig to date? Riverside BBC 6.
Leisure pursuits? Old cars, old TV shows.
Pet hate? People in front of you in the supermarket queue not having their money ready.
What would your all-time top 5 playlist be?
1. Jonathan Richman - Roadrunner (once)
2. Orange Juice - Blue Boy
3. David Bowie - Kooks
4. The Velvet Underground & Nico - All Tomorrow's Parties
5. The Blue Orchids - A Year With No Head
Favourite Buzfuz song? Kay Malone
Disorders? Only the one by Joy Division
If you were an animal what would you be and why? A royal corgi, for endless brilliant reasons.
Favourite piece of technology? The compressor/limiter.
How (on Earth!) did you become involved with Sergeant Buzfuz? They asked me very nicely.
What other bands are you in? Paul Hawkins & Thee Awkward Silences, David Cronenberg's Wife, Deep Cut, The Anthony Anderson Project, Rotifer.
Which shampoo do you use? John Frieda Brilliant Brunette (yes, I know)
Best Dr. Who? Pertwee
Favourite Brian? Murphy
Favourite material? Denim
If you could be in ANY other band in the world, which one would you choose? The Beatles, but I wouldn't replace Ringo, we'd have 2 drummers.
Favourite film? Alfie

 
William Barr

William BarrBirthplace? Dublin
Instrument? Mandolin
Music: Beatles, Velvet Underground, Faust, Townes Van Zandt, Go-Betweens
Beatles LP: Revolver
Favourite jazz album: Kind Of Blue (Miles Davis)
Favourite track: Feeling Good (Nina Simone)
Tipple: Tankeray gin
Sayings: Joe, do we have a gig tonight?
Film: Five Easy Pieces, If, Morgan - A Suitable Case For Treatment
City: Manhattan, NYC
Best place in London: Hangar Lane gyratory system
Most treasured possession: My indestructible liver
Biscuit: Jacobs Mikado
Childen's TV show: Spongebob Squarepants
Carry On Actor: Charles Hawtrey
Star sign: Sagittarius
Doew this mean anything to you? I was born on the very same day (same year) as Bill Hicks


 
Joss Cope

Joss Cope - bass guitar (coming soon...)

 
Stu Crane

Stu Crane - cigar box guitar (coming soon...)