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.
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
James Brown– Say It Loud, I’m Black and I’m Proud
The Butthole Surfers — Rembrant Pussyhorse
A Tribe Called Quest — The Low End Theory
Death Grips — Exmilitary
PICK FIVE ARTISTS/LABELS/PEOPLE THAT GIVE YOU FAITH IN MUSIC
For their dedication to disrupting the system and giving faith to those of us that are sick of the cookie cutter.
For his dedication to music and helping up and coming artists.
For playing everything under the sun and providing a great platform for musicians.
For his dedication and passion towards art and music and the way he makes music videos.
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
Any Guitar That’s Around
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.