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We get to know Alexander Tucker a little better ahead of his appearance at The Cluny on Thursday 30th August.

So, tell us a bit about yourself and what you do?
I’m a London based composer and artist who makes musical explorations within the realms of song, noise, pop, classical and drone. My visual art practice includes comics, collage, publishing and painting. 

What’s the first record you ever bought?
The Fat Boys Crushin.

What’s your guilty pleasure musically?
Only pleasure. We live in an age when everything is permissible in music, nothing to be guilty about.

Favourite film of all time?
Ralph Bakshi’s The Lord of the Rings (1978 animation).

Your guilty pleasure film?
The Burbs by Joe Dante.

If you could recommend one TV series to binge watch, what would it be?
Tinker Tailor Solider Spy (BBC 1979).

Your favourite book?
UBIK by Philip K Dick.

Who or what makes you laugh the most?
My nearest and dearest.

Who or what makes you sad?
The ever encroaching bland grey homogeny of watered down culture.

If you had super power, what would it be?
Invisibility, of course!

And finally, you get to play a board game with any three famous people from history, who do you choose and what’s the board game?
Cave Evil RPG with Alan Moore, Max Ernst and Delia Derbyshire.

Alexander Tucker plays The Cluny, Newcastle on Thursday 30th August.

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