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?
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.
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?
We had such a great time at #sxsw2017 ! This tour has been a blast. Thanks to @friendshipfever for all their hard work. Thanks to all the friends and fans who came to the shows, shared a stage with us, or helped us find a place to sleep each night. Now we drive for 36 hours straight. Oh, and we’re opening for Big Sandy and Wayne Hancock on Wednesday at @dantesportland !
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.