Christchurch alt-rockers Adam Hattaway and The Haunters are touring their third album Woolston, Texas in April and Could. Picture / Provided
Christchurch musician Adam Hattaway shares journey reminiscences from the street
What do you miss most about journey proper now?
Having the ability to see good concert events. There’s a lot extra in America. If it wasn’t for Covid, my band and I’d’ve been touring there this yr.
What are your strongest reminiscences out of your first abroad journey?
Visiting Fiji as a toddler, I used to be very impressed by the deep-fried pancakes. Additionally, we acquired to drink kava and it made us children go fairly numb and go to sleep. I used to be 10 years previous and the native band taking part in on the bar let me take part with them.
What was an ordinary household vacation like when rising up?
Dad making us go tenting and my hating it. Tents suck!
What’s the biggest journey you’ve got ever been on?
Other than the excursions we have put collectively round NZ in my band, I acquired to see Van Morrison within the States.
And the worst?
I performed a gig in Rotorua and by chance stayed on the place that had been named the worst lodging in New Zealand. There was blood on the curtains. We additionally acquired locked out for 3 hours after midnight and could not get up the man who ran the “24-hour service desk”. Man, fairly fortunate that is the worst I’ve skilled. Fairly good life huh?
What’s the vacation spot that the majority shocked you – good or unhealthy?
I performed in a band on a cruise ship across the Pacific Islands 5 years in the past. It was an excellent intense and unusual expertise.
The place was your most memorable dawn/sundown?
I noticed the bands Wilco and Large Thief in Portland, Maine. It was an out of doors present, with an incredible sundown.
What’s the very first thing you do whenever you get house from an extended journey?
Keep away from taking a look at my financial institution stability.
What do you miss most about house whenever you journey?
Taking part in the guitar. After about two weeks I actually miss taking part in.
The place is the one vacation spot you have to see in your lifetime?
I need to go to the moon, goddammit! I am going to by no means have the cash for that form of expertise so I am going to completely satisfied apply to be a guinea pig for any form of house journey, Mars, the solar, you identify it.
Christchurch alt-rockers Adam Hattaway and The Haunters are touring their third album Woolston, Texas in April and Could. Tickets and data from undertheradar.co.nz