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Q & A – William Fowler Collins


1: Analog or Digital?


2: What time did you wake up today?

6:00 AM

3: Last thing you read?

NY Times article on Rhys Chatham

4: Whats your first memory?

A montage of adventures as a young child in Ashfield, Massachusetts.

5: Tea Or Coffee?


6: Last thing you cooked?


7: If you’re reborn who or what would you like to be?

A rudra veena (

8: What inspires you?


9: Last record you played?

Isis “Wavering Radiant”

10: Favorite piece of musical equipment?

Fender Stratocaster. American, late ’80’s.

11: Last movie you saw?

Step Brothers

12: Who do you love?

My wife, family, friends…

13: Do you have any pets?


14: Are you useful?


15: Biggest fear?

Fear itself

16: What do you value the most?

Family, health, music…

17: Famous last words?

You’ll get yours.

William Fowler Collins lives and wears a cowboy hat in New Mexico. Apart from founding and curating the Spectre Series, William’s second album, “Perdition Hill Radio” was recently released on Type, stream the entire thing here. Also, a great interview with him over at Digitalis.

  1. high aura'd on July 28th, 2009

    Amazing album , and I highly recommend getting the double LP for the extra track-

  2. weis on August 2nd, 2009

    yes, I concur…one of the best releases of the year