Funhouse Strippers is a group which I really like.
Their 77-punk have really much attitude and I can hear many old bands
there even if they have a modern sound. Look into this small interview
done in march-07
-We have a lot of members but Karen and CT are married in late 30s and have kids, David and Chrissy married, Jaime and Toby in early 20s single, all of us like to drink too much.
-New York Dolls, Damned, Heartbreakers.
-It´s cool to see what is said.
-Not got that many reviews – kinda lazy getting our stuff out.
-Fun Punk Rocknroll
-Great, easy living and lots of places to play, and some even dance!
-Bush smells pretty bad – but hey the partys almost
Do you think that music and politics goes hand in hand?
-Not really – wanna have fun and forget about that
crazy shit .
-Yah tons of great bands – Bodies, Moneychangers, Flip-tops, Stitches, Trends, - old favorites – Heartbreakers, Dolls, Stooges (oh forgot they got back together)
-It has great bands, and CTs friend Johan lives in Norrkoping.
-Yah – love the Diamond Dogs , Accidents.
-Just have fun and mix it up.
The best with have two women in the band??
-We have threee in the band now – lead guitar and two back ups – really help to get the crowd going .
-Records – Circle Jerks-Group sex , Kids self titled, Heartbreakers LAMF, Teengenerate –anything, New York Dolls.
Concerts –Ccircle Jerks 1989, Stitches 1996, Briefs 2005, Bodies 1997, Ramones 1988 .
First, last and most expensive record ever bought?
-Gogos single, Exploding Hearts re-release, most expensive = Nipple Erectors first press .
-Yah we do a Gizmos’s cover – the one on the cd, Covers are fun and a great way to develop a sound as a band.
-Interviews are a great way to see what all of us think.
-Why do you do it? We love to party have fun and get together and go wild – music is a great outlet and way to keep young.
-Send us 6 tickets and some beer money and we’ll leave tomorrow! Hahaha – would love to go over there, seems like people go wild.
-In our hometown –its small outside the big city of Portland – so the fav place is a café that’s all ages and serves beer! Pretty fun. In the city some great bars like the Tonic that has bigger bands.
-Lot of dancing and craziness.
Which type of people comes to your concerts??
-All ages and types, we like to appeal to wide variety. In our small town we get kids up to grandparents out to our shows.
The best band in punkhistory?
-All by myself – Heartbreakers,,, Rock n Roll – the Kids
Futureplans for the band?
-Have a record coming out next mo on Radio Rec (label in California) – has bands like the Bodies, Shifters, Sore Thumbs, Radio Reelers, etc
-Keep having good time.
-Thanks for your interest and time – sounds like you’ve
got a great thing going out there and wish you the best!