XS ROCK: Tell me about the latest band news? Any new projects coming out, live shows or announcements?
Robert: Midnight Foolishness has a new single and video out for our song “2017.” We are playing with Fastball on February 7th at The Chance and HedPE on March 20th at Dingbatz.
XS ROCK: How long has the band been together?
Robert: This particular line-up is fresh, however, the band has been around for a little over five years.
XS ROCK: What was your main motivation for starting or being in a band?
Robert: I always thought that I had some cool songs.
XS ROCK: Which do you prefer? Writing new songs and recording or playing for a live audience?
Robert: I like both! Our new record has been a lot of fun to work on. JOE ARRINGTON From ROYAL CODA /ALOT LIKE BIRDS plays drums on it.
XS ROCK: Do you have any outrageous tour stories from the road? If so, please fill us in.
Robert: Nothing PG13, but we always have fun, even when times are tough.
XS ROCK: What’s the strangest request that you’ve ever received from one of your fans?
Robert: The strangest request was to sign a neck in Pennsylvania a few years ago..
XS ROCK: Were your parents supportive of your aspirations to play in a rock band?
Robert: I’m not sure if they know I do this.
XS ROCK: What are your favorite tracks to play live?
Robert: As of right now, “2017” is a lot of fun to play live
XS ROCK: Which band or artist inspired you to perform? Why?
Robert: It has mostly been Miracle of 86, Kevin Devine.
XS ROCK: If you could design a dream tour for your band, who would be on the bill?
Robert: It would be BLINK 182, GREEN DAY and MIDNIGHT FOOLISHNESS
XS ROCK: What do you consider your greatest accomplishment so far?
Robert: I’m not sure we have one yet. We are still trying to earn it.
XS ROCK: If you weren’t performing in a band what kind of career do you think you would have?
Robert: A painter because I’ve done it for a while.
XS ROCK: What type of equipment do you use for live shows?
Robert: We are endorsed by MESA BOOGIE, AMPEG, and ERNIE BALL MUSIC MAN.
XS ROCK: What do you think of the current music scene?
Robert: It’s slow right now. They need a hungry Brooklyn band like us to keep things moving.
XS ROCK: For anyone that doesn’t know you, what would they be surprised to know about you?
Robert: I really like Arby’s, especially on tour!
XS ROCK: If someone had never heard you before, how would you describe your sound?
Robert: Pop/punk/emo and metal at times.
XS ROCK: Is there anything that you’d like to promote or say to your fans out there?
Robert: CHECK OUT OUR NEW VIDEO “2017”!!!
XS ROCK: Thanks again for taking the time to talk with XS Rock!