Yes-or-No: Dayve Hawk (Memory Tapes)

Memory Tapes, otherwise known as Dayve Hawk, is a bit of an enigma. His quiet presence on the internet belies a strong musical presence that has ultimately served to create one of the most solid fanbases of any indie musician out there today. We got the chance to interview him in our latest installment of Yes-or-No; check out his responses below.

1. Do you prefer being a producer to being a musician? – No
2. Did you always know you’re musically gifted? – No
3. Do you want your daughters to become musicians? – No
4. Have you ever been fired from a job? – Yes
5. Is your album, Grace/Confusion, your best yet? – No
6. Do you shower every day? – Yes
7. Do you have a favorite place to tour? – Yes
8. Do you enjoy being a parent? – Yes
9. Do you eat breakfast? – Yes
10. Do you have a guilty pleasure? – Yes
11. Do you plan to release anything new in the next year? – Yes
12. Are you still affected by the social anxiety you experienced when you were younger? – Yes
13. Do you want more children? – No
14. Do you manage your own social media accounts? – No
15. Is there a specific artist or band you’ve been dying to collaborate with? – Yes
16. Are you religious? – No
17. Do you remember your first gig? – Yes
18. Do you make a point of keeping your career separate from your personal life? – Yes
19. Do you enjoy creating music videos as much as you enjoy creating music? – No
20. Did you enjoy answering these questions? – No

Disclaimer: Yes-or-No is a segment in which people we select to interview are prompted with 20 questions, and they are asked to respond with either “yes” or “no.”