BoC Presents: Yusuf Siddiquee, MAYVE, Looms, and Bottler at Cape House

BoC Presents

Yusuf Siddiquee, MAYVE, Looms, and Bottler at Cape House

Interview by Amanda Poznyakov

Photographs by Rick Perez

Bottler

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How would you describe your music?

“Electronic. I always tell people. I don’t know if this is accurate or not, but I would say bonobo with more bass.”

“I guess you can say dance music, but with substance.”

“Dance music without substance is great. We grew up playing classical and jazz. The compositional aspect of that influences us a lot. we played in like rock bands growing up too.”

“So, music you can dance to.”

What’s your favorite song to sing in the shower?

Pat- “This morning I was singing Inspector Norris”

Phil- “I took a bath the other day, and I was listening to Paper Trails.”

Pat- “Love Shack!”

Phil- “I’d say Head Over Heels by Tears for Fears”

What’s your hidden talent?

Pat- “I try to show my talents really well. We don’t do much besides play music. So we’re like pretty one dimensional.”

Phil- “I can run pretty fast.”

Pat- “I can run like a six minute mile.”

Phil- “I can cook really well too.”

What’s the last show that you binge watched?

Pat-“I think this is the last one. But Ozark with Jason Bateman.

Phil- “I just binge watched Rome on HBO.”

What advice would you give your 13 year old self?

Pat- “Try harder with everything, don’t be so lazy. Try to be happier.”

Phil- “Pretty much the same.”

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Looms

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If you could have one super power what would it be?

Harry- “To fly!”

If you wake up in the morning and don’t remember anything, why?

“I probably drank too much.”

Nick-“No, I was probably abducted by aliens.”

Louis- “I was abducted by drunk aliens.”

What is your biggest fear in life?

Sharif- “Probably not being able to perform.”

Harry-“I have a fear of dying.”

If you weren’t here right now, what would you be doing?

Sharif-“If I wasn’t here, I would probably be working or practicing music.”

What artists have influenced you?

Harry- “Billy Corgan, James Brown, Michael Jackson. Anything R&B from Motown”

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MAYVE

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What’s a movie that made you cry?

Mike-“I think Almost Famous. I feel like I cried during that because the rain song plays and it was a sad scene, put it together it was really sad.”

Nick- “That Adam Sandler movie, ‘Reign Over Me’. I don’t know why.”

Mike- “I cried during The Fifth Element too.”

What was the last show you binge watched?

Nick- “The Good Place.”

Joe- “Honestly, I was binge watching Gypsy for a while but I have no idea what’s going on in it.”

Mike- “I binge watched The Office all the time.”

Which limb could you live without?

Nick-“I guess my leg.”

Mike-“Yeah, my leg.”

Joe-“My foot.”

What is an instrument you wish you could play?

Joe- “Guitar!”

Mike- “I wish I could play piano better.”

If you weren’t at this show right now, what would you be doing?

Mike- “We would be hanging out with Rick.”

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Yusuf Siddiquee

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What was the last show you binge watched?

“Master of None, not that exciting but Master of None.”

What is your favorite song to sing to in the shower?

“Ivy by Frank Ocean”

What’s a movie that made you cry?

“It happens all the time these days. But let’s just say Titanic.”

What makes you smile the most?

“Oh, performing!”

What scares you the most?

“Not being cool…actually, maybe death, heights, and swimming. I can’t swim.”

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