Episode 4: Luke Spiller of The Struts


April 20th, 2020

1 hr 10 mins 6 secs

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About this Episode

This epic video interview with Luke Spiller was recorded remotely in the middle of the COVID pandemic. Together, Luke and SuperUnknown host Dana Distortion discuss quarantine life, and the highs and lows of making it in the music industry. They even give a shout-out to Luke's UK roots with a little game called The British Invasion!

Featuring fresh original music by:
Lost Tapes - 'The Bill'
Tall Days - 'Hey There Man'

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Luke talks about Quarantine Radio, a music channel he started where he spins his favorite records, interacts with fans, and even interviews a few friends. Follow Luke’s Instagram account for more information [4:15]

Luke mentions that he had just interviewed the legendary Mick Rock for Quarantine Radio. Mick, known as ‘The Man Who Shot The Seventies’, has photographed over 100 album covers, capturing iconic images of the likes of Syd Barrett, David Bowie, The Sex Pistols, Iggy Pop, and Lou Reed. Check out some of Mick’s music photography here! [4:25]

For the past few weeks, The Struts have hosted Sunday Service on Instagram TV, featuring new cover songs, skits, and more. Follow The Struts on Instagram to see them in action [8:58]

When Luke discusses his alter ego, ‘21st Century Dandy’, he notes that the character is based on a ‘continuation’ of the song ‘Rollup’, from the band’s debut album. Listen to Roll Up here [20:07]

Luke admits that, during quarantine, one of the things he misses most is hanging out at The Rainbow Bar in West Hollywood. Explore this famed hangout located on the Sunset Strip [26:00]

Each member of The Struts has his own strengths, as Luke and Dana discuss during this episode. Learn more about Luke’s ‘mates’ by following their personal accounts:
Adam Slack - guitar
Jed Elliot - bass
Gethin Davies - drums

To celebrate the release of the episode, we are giving away a Luke Spiller Funko Pop character! Follow @superunknown_podcast for details and a chance to enter the contest! [58:05]

About Luke Spiller
He’s stylish, he’s Young & Dangerous, and he’s the superstar frontman of The Struts.
Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters calls The Struts “the best opening band we’ve ever had.”

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