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3×3: Melaena Cadiz on Quad Drums, Road Salad, and Why Siblings Make Great Teachers

Mar 23, 2016

3x3: Melaena Cadiz on Quad Drums, Road Salad, and Why Siblings Make Great Teachers

Artist: Melaena Cadiz
Hometown: I grew up in Kalamazoo, MI. Now I live in Los Angeles, CA.
Latest Album: Sunfair
Personal Nicknames: hmm not really

 

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Which decade do you think of as the "golden age" of music? 
The '70s (with the '90s as a close runner-up)

If you could have a superpower, what would you choose? 
Flying

If you were in a high school marching band, which instrument would you want to play?
I’ve always wanted to play those marching quads with the four drums. 

 

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What's your go-to road food?
We travel with a stocked cooler, and I make a road salad with spinach, hummus, sunflower seeds, and whatever else we have in there. 

Who was the best teacher you ever had — and why?
My younger brother’s a luthier and classical guitarist. He gave me the first guitar he made and has taught me so much about music.  

What's your favorite fruit? 
Watermelon 

 

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Boots or sneakers?
Sneakers

Noodles or rice?
Rice

Pacific or Atlantic?
Pacific

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