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  • Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) 2011 - Index of articles, videos and images

  • Inside/Out with Jacob Bain, musician, carpenter, fisherman and lead guitar and vocals with the band Publish the Quest
    May 11, 2011

    Describe yourself in five words?
    Stubborn, passionate, offensive, positive, dark.

    What's the best piece of advice you've ever received?
    Don't accept any wooden nickels.

    What's the most ridiculous thing you've ever done?
    Started playing music.

    What is your most treasured possession?
    My journals.

    What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
    Depression - when it's hard to find light in life.

    Do you have any strange hobbies?
    Horse-back riding and rock climbing.

    What do you dislike most about your appearance?
    My nose - it's very specific to our family.

    What is your greatest extravagance?
    This band.

    What have you got in your fridge?
    Some kimchi (Korean pickled cabbage) and Acai juice (Brazilian anti-oxidant fruit).

    What is your greatest fear?
    Being attacked by a shark.

    What have you got in your pockets right now?
    Cigarettes, a pen and a thing full of new peoples' emails and numbers.

    What is your favourite journey?
    The music journey.

    Who are your heroes in real life?
    Aung San Suu Kyi and Jane Goodall.

    When and where were you happiest?
    I'm pretty damn happy right now.

    What's your biggest vice?

    What were you like at school?
    I dropped out of school. Then I went back to school. Then I went to college and did well because I wanted to be there and had paid for it myself.

    What are you doing next?
    Releasing a CD and then going fishing in Alaska!

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