Here’s the second review of 2018 interview, this one with Argentinian anti-folk troubadour (and Dundee-phile) Diego Billordo, again courtesy of Andy.
Your Own Music
Your own musical highlight of the year?
Mmm, all my tours, all the gigs. I played all over Argentina and in Europe. Everything was great for me this year on tour.
Favourite performance of the year?
Mmm .. I can´t choose one, they were all good.
What’s the best thing that you did musically this year?
Don’t change… I did not change and I kept my convictions. Today.. uuff that’s great… and another thing… that Alan Cormack has played on a song of mine. That will always be unforgettable.
What’s the one thing that went wrong in 2018 you’d like to fix?
Mmm …I did not open a porridge company in Argentina… I need to make this happen soon .. that can’t wait any longer. And less coke and more Irn Bru!
What have you got planned for next year?
Travel to my first tour in U.S. and maybe Japan and others in Asia and Australia … Obvs I wanna go back to Europe… Maybe make a new ep.. in English and Spanish …
Album of the year?
Spare Snare “Sounds”
Song of the year?
“I am God”
Best gig attended?
Muppet Mule in Dundee
Best discovery in 2018?
Brexit is shit
Who should we be looking out for in 2019?
Brexit and his shit
Anything and Everything
Hero of 2018 (M and F)
The guy and girl who made the decision to stop using the heart in Instagram chat.
Villains of 2018 (M and F)
M: Donald May
F: Theresa Trump
High point of 2018
Maradona at the World Cup in Russia after the goal against France. Lol.
Low point of 2018
Argentina soccer national team
Favourite book of 2018
Book? … face…book
Favourite film of 2018
Mark E. Smith and Pete Shelley.
What place will you most associate with 2018?
Travels…. No one place… just travels!
You’ve got a time machine to get you away from the clusterfuck that is 2018 – when and where do you go?
I wanna go….to.. Mmm… In the past I helped people who today make my life very difficult… maybe go back to the past and change that .. so my present existence is much nicer.
Something to look forward to in 2019?
Billordo’s new E.P. ‘Never Had A Folk Hit (Vol. 3), sung in English, is available now from his Bandcamp.