Interrogation Under Duress | Clan Of Xymox
The Anti-Social Questionnaire
Interviewed: Ronny Moorings
Of: Clan Of Xymox
Q. What toppings make up the best burger?
A. Cheese , union , pickles
Q. Favourite coping mechanism for touring NOT involving liquor or other intoxicating influences?
A. A good book
Q. If you could be any animal in the world, which would you be, and why?
A. Yes, one of those analyzing questions 😉 Ok , a cat . Lazing about and having servants 😉
Q. Most unusual piece of merch you’ve seen/bought/produced?
A. So far nothing out of the ordinary
Q. What lyric has had the most profound influence on your life?
A. None really. I enjoy lyrics of bands but the music is equally important to me. There are simply too many I like but I can’t say they had an influence on my life. “Life is what you make it “
Q. The internet: Best thing to happen to music in the last 25 year, or the worst?
A. The progression of computers and the digitalization of a lot of vintage keyboards.
Q. If you weren’t in music, what career would you have instead?
A. Writer of traveling stories
Q. What cartoon characters would you be?
A. I have been drawn a lot of cartoon characters by fans so most likely one of them.
Q. What era of music or musical movement influences you the most currently?
A. The bands that got inspired by the 80’s and re interpret it in their own style.
Q. What is the best restaurant in your hometown and what would you recommend to order from there?
A. Münsters in Leipzig Germany. They serve each day something new so you never can tell or predict what is on the menu . The quality is perfect.
Q. Favourite takeout/restaurant on the road?
A. None. We are always looking for a new place on tour and often get very lucky with our choice.
Q. Favourite pro wrestling move?
Q. Diamond Dogs or Alladin Sane?
A. Diamond Dogs
Q. Do you consider moshing and crowd surfing more intrusive and
offensive than fans filming with a phone for most of the show?
A. I don’t find any of it offensive. As long as people are having a good time it’s fine by me.
Q. What music video blew your mind the first time you saw it?
A. Take on me by Aha comes first to mind
Q. If you mainly do vocal tunes, what instrumental song would you cover?
A. Requiem of Mozart
Q. Who is your greatest role model, and why?
A. None. I always tried to be myself and build my own personality.
Q. Favourite film, TV or video game score (you can only pick one)?
A. We just came back from Krakow so Schindlers list comes to mind.
Q. What song is an immediate skip to you, and why?
A. Anything produced with auto tune
Q.What song from any (other) artist would you pick to be your theme song?
A. Depends on the theme