Peter Joe Hulmes

Photo - Pete in Studio Studio 1

Date and place of birth

16th September 1962 – Manchester

Top 5 Albums

For Your Pleasure – Roxy Music
The Best Years of Our Lives – Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel
Kimono My House – Sparks
Shakin’ Like a Human Being – Kim Mitchell
Fully Completely – The Tragically Hip

Top 5 Bands

Roxy Music
The Tragically Hip
Max Webster/Kim Mitchell
The Fixx



Top 5 Songs

If There Is Something – Roxy Music (Live version off Viva! Roxy Music)
Xanadu – Rush
To Look At You – Inxs
The Best Years of Our Lives – Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel
Gravity – Max Webster

Top 3 Favourite Musicians - Own Instrument

Bryan Ferry
Kim Mitchell
Rob Halford

Top 3 Favourite Musicians - Other Instrument

Keith Richards – Guitar
Geddy Lee – Bass Guitar
Steve Howe – Guitar

Best or most memorable gig(s) ever seen?

Live Aid (Wembley 1985)
Kiss supported by Girl At Dee Side Leisure Centre on Unmasked Tour
Styx at the Montreal Forum during the Kilroy Was Here tour 1983

Any band or artist you wished you could have seen, but didn't, couldn't - Why?:

Max Webster – they had already disbanded, 1980, before I was aware of them.

Best or most memorable gig ever played

Headlining Clitheroe Castle Festival 1984 with Tokyo, Young and Reckless 700 people, hot and sunny.

Favourite Album Cover(s)

Roxy Music – Roxy Music

Favourite TV shows

Of all time – Twin Peaks
Game of Thrones

Favourite Films

The Bond Movies
Whatever Happened to Baby Jane

Favourite Books

A lot of early Stephen King
Rendezvous with Rama – Arthur C. Clarke
Conspiracy – Anthony Summers

Why do you play the instrument you do?

Front men seemed to be my favourite in bands, idolised Bryan Ferry and was unable to learn an instrument. The easy option.

Favourite Oxym Song(s)

Two Way Mirror
From the City

What are your hopes for the album

That I’m pleased with it!

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