Music & Me: Fred Ruddick, 6ix Toys
Friday 12 November 2010
6ix Toys are a funk-laced seven-piece band based in Liverpool. Check out their eponymous debut album to hear why they are rapidly gaining acclaim as one of the hottest acts around.
The first record I bought was...
“Supertramp” by Supertramp.
The first gig I went to was...
My favourite album is...
"Hey Man, Smell My Finger" by George Clinton
But my parents always liked...
I couldn’t marry someone who liked...
Bush - the band
In the studio I like to wear...
I’d love to have on my show...
One thing that must change in the music industry is...
A great album cover is...
"Electric Ladyland" by the Jimi Hendrix Experience
On my iPod I listen most to...
"Give an Example" by No Fakin DJs
If I could have written any song it would have been...
The French National Anthem, it seems to work
The worst song I’ve heard is...
Jemini – “Cry Baby” (It got zero points in the 2003Eurovision Song Contest)
6ix Toys have just got back from Shanghai where they performed “No Drama - The Liverpool Anthem” with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra at the World Expo. The track was created with Sir Paul McCartney to represent the Liverpool Pavilion.
TV reviewBroadcasting House was preparing for a visit from Prince Charles spoiler alert
Glastonbury Michael Eavis reveals final headline act 'most likely' British pair
Film Ewan McGregor joins star-studded Beauty and the Beast cast as Lumiere
TVThe Island with Bear Grylls under fire after male contestants kill and eat rare crocodile
Grace Dent on TV The Secret Life of the Pub is sexist, ageist and a breath of fresh air
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Migrant crisis: Greek soldier saved 20 people singlehandedly off Rhodes beach
- 2 Sofyen Belamouadden murder: The inside story of a crime that horrified Britain
- 3 UK weather: Britain braced for snow as arctic air mass moves in
- 4 Aaron and Melissa Klein: Oregon anti-gay bakers ordered to pay $135,000 after refusing to make cake for same-sex wedding
- 5 'Isis' schoolgirls: Missing British teenager tweets picture of her Syrian takeaway
Poldark, series 1 finale, review: How a costume drama became a Sunday night swoon-fest
Al Pacino admits he was nearly fired from The Godfather and it's still his most 'difficult role'
Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik tops Sunday Times Rich List
Game of Thrones season 5 episode 3, review: Sansa and manhood-lopping torturer Ramsay Bolton - really?
The day I starred in Only Fools and Horses
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Migrant boat disaster: Ukip candidate mocks victims in sickening Twitter post
Nigel Farage wants the BBC to stop making programmes like Doctor Who, Strictly Come Dancing, and Top Gear
Global warming: Scientists say temperatures could rise by 6C by 2100 and call for action ahead of UN meeting in Paris
General Election 2015: Britain would become a 'communist dictatorship' under Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon, claims wife of Michael Gove