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Ethan Barnes



Indie Show

All things indie

Indie Show All things indie The biggest anthems, the best local indie tracks and the occasional guest. Includes all your entertainment news in Nerd Chat, Guess the link and Project Indie artist of the week. Wednesday 6:00 pm trending_flat 8:00 pm Sunday 6:00 pm trending_flat 8:00 pm Presenters person_outline Presenter Luke Lewis person_outline Presenter Stephen Howell person_outline Blogger Ethan Barnes

Q. What’s your role at Newport City Radio?

A. I’m a Co-Presenter on The Indie Show with Luke and Stephen, as well as helping around with
the live sound tech at events. I’m on the blogging team also.

Q. What’s your favourite part of being on the team?
A. The feeling of being welcome and the overall friendliness of everyone.

Q. What song makes you want to dance?
A. Anabolic Spudsman (Thique Edition) – Bilmuri, Spencer Stewart and Will Ramos

Q. What’s the best way to spend a Sunday afternoon?
A. If it’s the winter, it’s sat by the fire with a Whiskey with some good music playing. If it’s
summer, then it’s the same except that instead of by the fire, it’s outside in the sun.

Q. Favourite kind of cake?
A. Any kind of brownie (especially from Cake Lab)

Q. What Pantomime character is most like you, or would you like to play?
A. I’d probably like to play Genie from Aladdin.

Q. Which celebrity would you like to be for a day?
A. Keanu Reeves. I’ve always been interested in how his day-to-day life is. He seems so nice.
We all definitely have something to learn from him.

Q. When you were 10 years old, what did you think you would grow up to be?
A. I thought I’d grow up to be a chef in a fish restaurant.

Q.Tell us something not many people know about you
A. I have hearing loss in both of my ears.

Q. What’s the best sandwich filling?
A. Good ham and cheese. They can be used for anything. Toasties, Cold, with crisps, and other
additives like tomatoes. All around good.

Q. Do you play a sport or are you a keen spectator?
A. I’m more of a watcher of wrestling than other sports.

Q. What should a visitor to Newport do or see?
Head to Rodney Parade for either a Newport County or Gwent Dragons game.

Q. Recommend a book that everyone should read
A. Shadow – Michael Morpurgo

Q. Favourite all-time movie?
A. Ooh, it depends. Animated: probably Spiderman Across The Spiderverse. But as for live-action, maybe something like John Wick. There are a lot of really good films to choose from.

Q. What was the first concert you went to?
A. I can’t remember the date but it was to see Foo Fighters.

Q. Who is your hero?
A. Definitely Super Mario

Q. Tell us something you are grateful for
A. I’m grateful for my Family and Friends.

Q. Tell us about a good piece of advice you were given by a parent or teacher
A. Allow yourself to make mistakes, it’s always great to learn from them.

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