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3×3: Roselit Bone on Black Randy, Indigo Nights, and Bald Spots

May 17, 2017

Artist: Roselit Bone
Hometown: Portland, OR
Latest Album: Blister Steel
Personal Nicknames: Josh “Skip” McCaslin — vocals, guitar. Val “Flåm” Osterberg — flute, vocals. Barry “Alan” Walker, Jr. — pedal steel. Victor “Frankie” Franco — guitar, vocals. Matt “Mayhem” Miller — bass. Daniel “Shitpig” Gruska — trumpet. Andy “Dice” Manla — accordion, percussion, keys. Faith Grossnicklaus plays violin and doesn’t have a nickname yet.

Who is the most surprising artist in current rotation in your iTunes/Spotify?

Black Randy and the Metrosquad

If you were a candle, what scent would you be?

“Indigo Nights”

What literary character or story do you most relate to?

Suttree from the Cormac McCarthy book of the same name, or Rieux from The Plague by Camus.


Photo by @deaths_pulse

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What’s your favorite word?


What’s your best physical attribute?

My bald spot.

Which is your favorite Revival — Creedence Clearwater, Dustbowl, Elephant, Jamestown, New Grass, Tent, or -ists?


Banjo, mando, or dobro?


Are you more a thinking or feeling type?

I don’t do either.

Urban or rural?

I would work in the city and live in the country, if given a choice.

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