Name of project: Owlet Nightjar
Real name: Tim Key
Age (of project): 1 year
Hometown: born and raised in Nelson, now based in Wellington
Associated acts: Newtown Rocksteady, Merlin Webster / The Merlin Webster Experience
Musical guilty pleasure: Playing wailing bluesy guitar solos over pretty much anything! Probably why I got kicked out of a super mellow folk trio I used to play with!
Formative musical experience: My parents met to the Jimi Hendrix (Band of Gypsys) song 'Them Changes' being covered by kiwi band Ticket at a dance in Christchurch! That's about as 'formative' as it gets, right?!
Artist: Owlet Nightjar
Song: Stand Your Ground
Composer: Tim Key
Album: The Regenerative Principle