AAS: Are you excited for Space Rocks? What can we expect from you at the event?
Yes, I’m really excited! I mean it’s the first actual solo gig I’ve done in years, maybe four or even five years. So that’s exciting. But then the whole event is just so cool, with this mix of science fiction, culture, film and music. This is so up my street as a science fiction fan.
I’m going to be there the whole day, because there’s like three different events, a daytime thing and a panel discussion. I’m just going to be there geeking out and trying to introduce myself to Tim Peake.
AAS: So what’s inspiration behind this combination of science fiction and music?
Well I’ve always been interested in science fiction, particularly Phillip K. Dicks when I was growing up. Then I discovered the world of 1980’s sci-fi with films such as Bladerunner, Aliens, The Terminator, Robocop and The Thing. All of those films made a huge impression on me.
For some reason, I missed out on Star Wars. I don’t know why. I was born in 1979, and I just didn’t go to the cinema to see it, or see it ...