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3×3: The Krickets on Japanese Tea, Disappearing Acts, and Mediterranean Islands

Feb 9, 2017

3x3: The Krickets on Japanese Tea, Disappearing Acts, and Mediterranean Islands

Artist: The Krickets
Hometown: Fairhope, Alabama (Emily); Auburn, Alabama (Melissa); and Mobile, Alabama (Katrina).
Latest Album: Spanish Moss Sirens
Personal Nicknames: Melissa: Lissa. I tried to get people to call me “Shades” in third grade, but it never took.



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If you had to live the life of a character in a song, which song would you choose?

Emily: “Caldonia” by B.B. King
Melissa: I would be a siren from “The Song of the Spanish Moss Sirens.” Is it fair for me to pick my own song? I just really like sirens!
Katrina: The narrator in “Freeborn Man,” but as a woman.

Where would you most like to live or visit that you haven’t yet?

Emily: The Mediterranean Islands
Melissa: I would love to visit every continent before I die, but especially go to Japan and have a Cha No Yu (tea ceremony).
Katrina: I’d love to travel anywhere new. Doesn’t matter where.

What was the last thing that made you really mad?

Emily: No sleep.
Melissa: The last thing that made (insanely) mad was this afternoon, when I was taking an online orientation that took an hour and then magically disappeared right before I finished it. I have to do it all over again.
Katrina: They didn’t have the dipping sauce I wanted at the Little Caesar’s tonight.


Thanks for having last night, @firstcityartcenter!:). Photo cred- Season Ammons

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What’s the best concert you’ve ever attended?

Emily: Dr. John sitting in with Widespread Panic.
Melissa: The best concert ever was Nine Inch Nails in Atlanta in 200….4?
Katrina: Any bluegrass fest.

Whose career do you admire the most?

Emily: Julie Sweet
Melissa: The career I admire the most is my sister’s. She’s a wine maker in Oregon and has given up so much to pursue her passion. She always faces her fears head on and follows her wildest dreams.
Katrina: I admire anyone with passion who does anything with love.

What are you reading right now?

Emily: Uncommon Faith — Felicia McQuaid
Melissa: Right now I’m reading The Lost World and a compilations of short stories by H.P. Lovecraft.
Katrina: Choke by Chuck Palahniuk


We  NYC!!

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Whiskey, water, or wine?

Emily: Wine
Melissa: Whiskey. Jameson.
Katrina: Whiskey

Facebook or Twitter?

Emily: Facebook, Twitter leaves me clueless
Melissa: Facebook. I’m still not sure how to use Twitter
Katrina: FB. (Why is the Gram not an option?)

Grammys or Oscars?

Emily: Grammys
Melissa: I’ve never been a big awards ceremony fan. I’ve never paid attention to them.
Katrina: Grammys

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