We asked Mathew Gold 19 random questions

2017-05-24 09:00


Mathew Gold (Photo: Instagram)

Johannesburg – We’re super excited about the release of Mathew Gold’s new self-titled album, and his track Magnetic Field.

So much so that we decided to have a chat with the Cape Town-based muso. And while we took the time to talk about his music, we also asked a few extremely important questions – you know, like about the contents of his fridge. 

Get ready to learn 19 random things about Mathew Gold. You’re welcome. 

1. What makes you happy?

Seeing people smile when I play guitar.

2. What question do you hate being asked the most?

I’m generally cool with most questions, but when people ask me if I’m another artist.

3. What’s in your fridge right now?

Croissants, milk and guacamole.

4. What’s your hidden talent?

My hidden talent is that I can beatbox. And I can tap dance.

5. What’s the best gift you have ever received?

I won a boat cruise.


6. What is your guilty pleasure?

Binge-watching series without telling anyone.

7. What’s your favourite series?

Game Of Thrones until I die.

8. One thing you never leave home without?

My lip balm.

Complete the following sentences:

9. My favourite place in the world is…

Cape Town

10. Every man should own…


11. The last lie I told was…

I’m on my way.

12. What’s your fondest childhood memory?

Playing hide-and-seek and Mario Brothers.


13. If you were an animal what would you be and why?

Rafiki from The Lion King – so I’d live in a tree and sing, and tell everyone what to do.

14. Tea or coffee?

Rooibos tea only.


15. Describe your perfect day.

It would involve a braai. It would involve a swim. And it would involve acoustic instruments.


16. Who DON’T you want to be stuck in an elevator with?

Donald Trump.


17. Who would you love to be stuck in an elevator with?

Rashida Jones.

18. Snapchat or Instagram?


19. Sunny day out or rainy day in?

A rainy day in.