Roadie Of The Month - March 2018
Anthony “ Antho” Mathews
3/ Currently Reside?
Monitor & FOH Engineer / Tour Manager
5/ Years on the road?
6/ First band you ever worked for?
Repeat Offender, 2006
7/ Favourite AUS venue?
The Tivoli, Hands Down
8/ Favourite AUS Bar or Restaurant?
Navala Churrascaria Brisbane (Brazilian BBQ)
9/ When and where was your first OS tour?
10/ Favourite OS country to tour?
11/ Favourite OS venue?
The Norva – Norfolk Virginia – Has an arcade and basketball court back stage. Well it did.
12/ Favourite OS Bar or Restaurant?
Max Burger - Sweden
13/ Last three bands you have toured with?
Peking Duk, The Jungle Giants, Parkway Drive
14/ What three tools are the most important to your role?
In ear monitors, Clean RF, Good Crew
15/ What are the three things you can’t leave for tour without?
Laptop, The stupid adaptor for your headphones for iphone, Nike Free Runs ( Need that arch support! )
16/ What’s your drink of choice after the truck is packed?
Show nights – Coconut Water or a virgin dirty steve - Vodka redbull, hold the vodka
Day Off – Hendricks Gin with Tonic and Cucumber
17/ Who’s the most played artist on your ipod?
This month it is Bon Iver
18/ Whats your favourite band / album of all time?
Blink 182 – Enema of the state
Frenzal Rhomb – San Souci
19/ Whats your favourite book / Podcast ?
Book – Everyone loves you when you are dead – Neil Straus
Podcast – Stuff You Should Know
20/ Any great websites out there for people to check out?
21/ What do you do when you are not on the road?
Bodyboard, exercise, spend time with friends and family
22/ Words of Wisdom?
Go cheap, pay twice.
We have a pretty cool job at the end of the day, we see more of the world in a year than most people see in their entire life so make the most of it.
23/ You can contact me on?
Monitor Parkway Drive 2018
Monitors Ball Park Music Groovin the Moo - 2015
Monitors for Flight Facilities with Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, 2015
Monitors Violent Soho - Laneway Festival 2016
FOH - The Amity Affliction - 2015
Violent Soho huddle 2016