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Kid Congo and The Pink Monkey Birds

Tuesday 28th June / presented by Tanya Bunter

La Araña es la Vida, The Spider is the Life is the title of a new Mexican flared rock record from Kid Congo Powers and The Pink Monkey Birds.

Lead singer and guitarist of the band, Brian Tristan also know as Kid Congo, has a deep history playing in world renowned bands like the Cramps, The Gun Club and Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds.

RTRFM’s Tanya bunter had the chance to speak with him and she started off by asking if watching his sisters listen to music and head to gigs as an infant straight away ignited his infatuation to do the same when he got older…

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Tristan has commonly referred to his life as being skewed, in the second part of their discussion she asks if he believes this was a perception he was born with or if it was moulded as a reaction to his environment…

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In the last part of the conversation turns into a language lesson as Brian Tristan starts off by explaining how to pronounce La Araña es la Vida, the title of the new record…

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