Published Mar 01, 2001Who are you?
Ian Chiasson, age 21.
What are you up to?
I am the Music Librarian at CHSR FM and have my own radio show, "First Unwanted Exposure".
Hometown and current HQ: Cape Breton, NS.
Current fixations: Gender studies and yogurt.
Mind altering work of art (not your own): Gibson SG.
Most memorable/inspirational gig and why?
At the Drive In, Ottawa, ON... Their stage presence and the fact that they are all around nice guys! Plus the afros!
What should everyone shut up about? If ya didn't vote, ya don't get ta bitch!
Your greatest strength and weakness: Strength - open minded.
Weakness - close minded.
Your vital daily ritual: Coffee and e-mail.
Guilty pleasure: I'm not guilty, who said I'm guilty?
If I wasn't playing music I would be: Nothing.
Your most memorable day job: My current one- pet store!
Best/worst advice received: Best advice - you live with yourself 24-7 so make decisions based on that!
Worst - why don't you shut up, Ian?
I would drop everything to play a benefit for: A revolutionary mind!
What makes you want to take it off and get it on? My girlfriend's cheeks!
What personal trait would make you kick someone out of your band? And have you?
Being sexist, racist, etc.
When I think of Canada I think: Divisions.
Music and sex: Is there a difference? Why? Yes, some music is bad, well I guess sex can be too.
Strangest brush with celebrity:
Mr.T at a shopping mall.
What does your mom wish you were doing instead? Living at home.