Bridge and Tunnel (Indie)

Written by Jonny Havoc

Bridge and Tunnel
Posted Sep 28, 2007.

Pat- Drums
Tia - Bass
Jeff - Guitar
Rachel - Guitar

How do you guys like working with Beartrap PR?
Chuck is amazing. He is one of the best people and works so hard for his friends. We are really happy to be working with him.

Do you have any upcoming shows?
Lots in october...mainly the tour down to the No Idea fest in FL.

What gives you the most inspiration for your lyrics?
Our buddies, where we live, work, pretty much anything that plays a large part in our lives.

What is the title of your latest album?
We just did a self titled 7inch on No Idea, we are writing for a full length that we are going to records in early February.

Could you tell us a little about it?
We actually recorded the 7 inch songs to be used as just a demo. Our friend phil recorded it in his studio on Long Island.

What is the best thing about playing music?
I dont know, everything? You get to spend time with the people you care about, you meet new people from all over the world and you get to do what you love.

Do you guy have any tours in the making?
Yup, october 19th - nov 2nd, we are doing an east coast tour.

Where are you going to be playing?
All the dates are on our myspace page i think.

What do you think about UFOs?
They are pretty crazy. I bet aliens smoke a lot.

What religion are you guys and does it effect your music?
I dont know how many of us identify with religion. I think tia is jewish because sometimes, i know she has to eat with her grandma around the jewish holidays. Her grandma likes to make dirty jokes.

What do you think of vegetarians?
Umm, they are pretty rad. Rachel is vegan, so we eat a lot of veggies on tour.

What do you guys do for work right now, other than playing music?
Tia makes messenger bags, Jeff is a teacher, I work at a restaurant and Rachel just writes nasty finger tapping parts for guitar all day. Sometimes she listens to radio pop rock as well.

What were some of your favorite bands growing up and what bands have influenced your band the most?
We all have different influences growing up, me personally, i loved early hot water music and a lot of pop punk.

Do any of the members of the band play in any other bands?
Rachel plays in Each Others Mothers and Tia plays in Fellow Project.

Anything you would like to say to your fans reading this interview?
The new Weakerthans records is soo good. The 5th songs is so great! Get it when its out.

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