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Ahead of playing Krampusmas at Bar Loco, Newcastle on Friday 21st December with Slurs, Lost On Me and Swine Tax. We got to know exciting new, noisy pop trio Pacer a little better.

So, tell us a bit about yourself and what you do?
Rose: I work as a call centre Team Manager and play drums for Pacer.
Charlie: Charlie (from the band).
Dylan: I yell at strangers while holding a bass guitar.

What’s the first record you ever bought?
Rose: Step One by Steps/ABBA Gold.
Dylan: State of Euphoria by Anthrax / Ancient Heart by Tanita Tikaram.

What’s your guilty pleasure musically?
Rose: Eurovision… I host a party annually and watch the semis.
Dylan: Donovan. Until he plays harmonica.

Favourite film of all time?
Rose: Amelie.
Dylan: Chungking Express / They Live.

Your guilty pleasure film?
Rose: Antichrist.
Dylan: Crank / Crank 2

If you could recommend one TV series to binge watch, what would it be?
Rose: League Of Gentlemen.
Charlie: Inside No. 9 if anyone hasn’t managed to watch it yet.

Your favourite book?
Rose: Half Of A Yellow Sun.
Dylan: Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Who or what makes you laugh the most?
Rose: Remembering times that me or friends have made a fool of ourselves – always hilarious in hindsight.
Dylan: The Radio 4 show Just a Minute.

Who or what makes you sad?
Rose: Micheal Buble – so smarmy.
Dylan: Anything at all involving talking dogs.

If you had super power, what would it be?
Rose: Flying.
Charlie: The ability to recognise any song from just hearing it. So basically the human equivalent of Shazam.
Dylan: I’d be just in time. For everything. Never early, never late. On time.

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?
Rose: Telestrations with Jeff Buckley, Jimi Hendrix and Haydn.
Dylan: Joan of Ark, Lauren Bacall, Lemmy. We’d play Risk.

Pacer play Krampusmas at Bar Loco, Newcastle on Friday 21st December with Slurs, Lost On Me and Swine Tax.

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