The Wong Boys are a duo that hails from Denmark  and that will be playing SXSW.  This pop quiz represents one-half of the duo — Frank Ziyanak.  Their SXSW show is next Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Barcelona (209 East 6th Street) at midnight (12:00 AM).  More 411 at  the SXSW site here.  According to this story they’ve recently signed to a new label and their first single drops today.  How’s that for synchronicity?

March 10, 2009

Name:  Frank Ziyanak [The Wong Boys Singer/Guitarist/Songwriter]
Genre:  Club Rock
Latest Release:  The Wong Boys (Hi Strung Records DK/Sony DK/Tremendous CA/Last Gang CA)
Release Date:  2008

This, That, or the Other
1. Underground OR Mainstream? Don’t matter
2. Maintain Artistic Integrity and Vision OR Make a lot of Money? (or both)??? Got bills to pay & audiences to slay
3. Studio or Stage? Studio — don’t get the stage part…
4. Spirituality OR Hedonism? What does it all mean…
5. Make Love, Have Sex, OR %$*!? Make beautiful children

Fill in the Blank
6. Music is my meal ticket & that’s something you don’t understand.
7. I’m musically inspired by Suicide, Ramones, Velvets, Stooges, Heartbreakers.
8. My favorite old school joint is “Twilight Zone” by 2 Unlimited.
9. If I was a super hero I’d be robbing banks.
10. Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll should change to Blondes, Brunettes, and Redheads.

Short Answer
11. I make music because:  It makes me feel like Bono.
12. I want my fans to:  Do as they are told.
13. If I could share one thing about myself it would be:  I’m a very private person.
14. Wild Card!  No Answer/Left Blank
15. I want my musical legacy to be:  Vast.



Enjoy the track, “T.F.D.”  Check out their MySpace Page


  Frank Ziyanak’s favorite old school joint!