5 Minute Interview with Zac Nisbet

How and why did you get involved with Irvine Beat FM? : I spent 10 years with hospital radio in the 80s and 90s. My daughter wanted to get involved with Irvine Beat FM, so I spoke to a few of the guys about bringing her down. I am happy to be involved doing anything and was surprised to be offered a show after a voice test.

What are your favourite types of music? : Genuinely love all types of music but Indie and rock would come out front.

Name your favourite artist(s) : David Bowie, The Smiths, The Stone Roses, Bjork, The Beatles, Deep Purple, Goldfrapp, Joy Division, The Clash, Air Miles, Kane, Suede, Arctic Monkeys.

Name your favourite album(s) : Aladdin Sane – Bowie. Closer – Joy Division, The Stone Roses – 1st, Never Mind The Bollocks – Sex Pistols, Suck it and See – Arctic Monkeys

Name a song that makes you hit “Repeat” when you listen to it : Rock the Casbah – the Clash

Name a song you can’t help singing along to : Virtually all Beatles songs- who can’t?

Favourite novelty song : The Laughing Gnome – David Bowie or Star Trekkin’ by The Firm

Which, if any, musical instruments can you play? : Rhythm and Bass guitar

Can you sing? If so, what’s your Karaoke favourite? : Don’t you Forget About Me -Simple Minds or Real Gone Kid- Deacon Blue

What do you love about Irvine? : Actually it’s the people

Best view(point) in Irvine? : The harbour side

If someone visits Irvine for the first time, where MUST they go? : The beach

What’s your favourite breakfast? : Porridge

What’s your favourite dinner? : Breast of chicken curry

What’s your favourite biscuit? : Tunnocks Teacake

If it’s my round, what drink should I get you? : Southern Comfort and lemonade.

If you have a day off and some cash in your pocket, what would you do? : Go to Fopp in Glasgow and buy CDs

When did you last have a lie-in? : Today – I’m on holiday

What are the last three things you bought? : A jacket, a hoodie and an ice cream

Do you have a hero? : Musical ones like David Bowie and John Lennon?

Have you met anybody famous? : Huey Lewis, The Stranglers

Who would you most like to interview? : Bowie

Favourite film? : Tombstone. The Godfather

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