HIGH FIVE FRIDAY #3 — MUTADO PINTADO

This week for our High-Five Friday column we’ve got the one and only Craig Higgins Jr, AKA Mutado Pintado. You may know him as one third of Black Daniel, who were the subject of the first interview to ever appear on Is Your Clam In a Jam? in good ol’ 2010, as well as key figure in countless other electronic projects, including Paranoid London and brand new project Save featuring Marc Nguyen Tan of Colder.

MUTADO PINTADO

MUTADO PINTADO

PICK FIVE WORDS TO DESCRIBE YOUR SOUND

Du-en-de four seven.

PICK FIVE DECADES AND THE ONE SONG/ALBUM THAT DEFINES IT FOR YOU

1960s
James Brown– Say It Loud, I’m Black and I’m Proud

1970s
Suicide– Suicide

1980s
The Butthole Surfers — Rembrant Pussyhorse

1990s
A Tribe Called Quest — The Low End Theory

2010s
Death Grips — Exmilitary

PICK FIVE ARTISTS/LABELS/PEOPLE THAT GIVE YOU FAITH IN MUSIC

Death Grips
For their dedication to disrupting the system and giving faith to those of us that are sick of the cookie cutter.

Tom Robinson
For his dedication to music and helping up and coming artists.
BBC6 Music
For playing everything under the sun and providing a great platform for musicians.
Alexander Sebley
For his dedication and passion towards art and music and the way he makes music videos.
The Internet
For allowing artists to be artists when there is no money and providing us all with stuff that has to come out of their pores whether we like it or not. 

PICK FIVE ESSENTIAL PIECES OF MUSICAL EQUIPMENT/FX/EVERYDAY THINGS YOU NEED TO MAKE MUSIC

UA LA-610 MK II
Dave Smith Mopho
Shure SM-7B
Any Guitar That’s Around
Roland CR-8000

PICK FIVE WORDS OF ADVICE FOR THE WEEKEND UP AHEAD

Let It Take You Away.

Check out Mutado Pintado’s latest single, The Tick below and go get the Save EP here.

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