Interview – Guinevere Q of The Wyatt Act
Guinevere Q, her bass, her voice, and her primary band The Wyatt Act can be seen around the city playing quintessentially eccentric San Francisco music. With roots in poetry, jazz, and rock, The Wyatt Act crosses lots of boundaries. The quick changes and unusual instrumentation blend perfectly with Guinevere's slam poetry-derived lyrics. SF Sonic had the opportunity to put a few questions to Guinevere recently. SF Sonic: How did Guinevere begin playing bass? Guinevere Q: I started out as a performance poet competing in slams and hosting open mics. That was my original role in The Wyatt Act. I would run around the room delivering poems while the band played. We needed a bass player. Back in 2012, we took a trip up to Portland to check out the music scene. Jason Young Sun surprised me with a bass! I fell in love with that low-end sound, the feel, the rhythmic pulse - it was like having a super power! Been playing ever since. SF Sonic:You seem to be playing with a lot of bands. Which ones