20 questions with patience hodgson – CHILD
Indie-pop group The Grates is notorious for their hyper and enthusiastic live performances, and at the forefront of it all is lead singer Patience Hodgson. Did you already know that bandmates John Patterson and Patience Hodgson have in fact been secretly dating for several years? According to. With a history dating back to early-settler days, this Brisbane suburb is of Camp Hill on the radar for Patience Hodgson and John Patterson.
Once back in Australia Hodgson rejoined Patterson and Skyring to resume rehearsing in the Patterson family garden shed. I was bored of playing keyboards so I started playing guitar, and Alana just drums however she wants. We played our first couple of shows there about a year ago and miss playing there terribly. They had recorded it as an 8-track recording using two cheap microphones in Patterson's shed; it received high rotation on Triple J. In their early years their live set would be written at rehearsal, "Hodgson often composed the lyrics on the spot, initially more interested in the melody than the words.
I think when Daniel Johns first got some success, he didn't really know about music history, so he studied it, but I don't feel like I need to know.
I just pick up stuff as we go along. Kathryn Kernohan of FasterLouder felt it was "a perfect taster They supported the Go! Team on their tour over late to early Nate Dorr of PopMatters opined that it provided "an infectious variety At times, there's a sense of catchy frivolity to the proceedings, but it can easily be forgiven And they are talented.
Nothing worth having comes easy, except for when it comes to relationships — if they are hard, leave. All work and no play makes you boring. Everything in moderation, including moderation.
InJohn and I opened our cafe Southside Tea Roomfor loads of reasons, including our love of small American bars. Then, this year, we expanded the shop next door with Death Valleya bar, and Red Robin Supper Truck out the back in the beer garden.
At the time, I had moments of crankiness over his absence, but upon reflection, it was great. No one to second guess me, I just got around the house shirtless, which is excellent for sore nipples, and no Netflix compromises.
Plus, I love Rachel and will invent any silly project to spend more time with her.
As a child, there was always lots of drawing in my house — my mother has an artistic mind. I really want to paint our house in flowers like the folk of Polish town Zalipie.
I fantasise about doing that with Soda all the time, that, and gluing Shopkins on shoes! Working on something creative is my mood-altering substance.
The Grates Are Getting Married | Pedestrian TV
It feels amazing when you nail it and horrible when you fail, but failure only serves to make the success taste even sweeter. We live these amazing lives with washing machines and supermarkets, so I want to do something fun in my spare time, the kind of things that my great, great grandmother with 10 kids and an abusive husband could only fantasise about.A Date with John Waters
What do you have in place in your current life that allows you to be a mum and also be a creative? I believe you can do everything, just not at the same time.
Street Style: The Grates’ Lead Singer Patience Shows Us Her Brooklyn-Infused Style
I also feel like I had a baby to have a life changing experience. Advertisement I think in 20 years, if it was still just me and John, we would be weary of each other, without the wildcard drama children bring. Saying that, I did manage to rehearse, make a backdrop and bedazzle a coat for The Grates last tour, which I diligently worked on at night between 7.
Take out dinner really helped free up time too. It means dirty floors and stale clothes, used cars and take away dinners, smiling as you gaze upon a finished craft and smiling as you gaze on your bub who has just learnt to clap.