Dean Forrest

Dean Forrest

Are you in a band?

I'm a vocalist in BACKBEAT SOUNDSYSTEM.

What was your first instrument?

Guitar.

What are the top 3 gigs you’ve been to?

Nine Inch Nails, Erykah Badu, and Trente Moller.

Favourite synth?

Sequential Prophet 6 and Moog Sub 37.

Current favourite pedal?

Strymon El Capistan.

Last track played?

Candela – Buena Vista Social Club.

Musical weapon of choice?

Nord Electro or Fender Stratocaster.

Who are three people or bands who have highly influenced you in music?

Bob Marley, Pink Floyd, and Steel Pulse.

If you could jam with any of your music heroes (dead or alive), who would it be?

Bob Marley.

What’s your best cocktail drink?

Dark and Stormy.

What were the last three gigs you went to?

Submotion Orchestra, Mastodon, and Teaching In Dub.

Do you have any non-music related hobbies outside of work?

Photography.

If you could live in any state in America, which would it be?

California or New York.

Most embarrassing gig story? 

Snapped my guitar in half!