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3X3: The Misty Mountain String Band on Superheroes, Baristas, and a Musical Take on the Seasons

Jun 22, 2016

3X3: The Misty Mountain String Band on Superheroes, Baristas, and a Musical Take on the Seasons

Artist: The Misty Mountain String Band 
Hometown: Louisville, KY
Latest Album: Red Horizon
Rejected Band Names: Paul rejected all names in favor of one too long for the Internet.

Your house is burning down and you can grab only one thing — what would you save? 
Brian: I don’t care, I don’t know, what would I save?  Just put anything. My cargo shorts.
Derek: My Magic the Gathering collection.  Wait, no my D&D collection.
Neal: I’m home so rarely, it would be months before I found the ashes.
Paul: My movie ticket stub collection from high school — 400 tickets to see Lord of the Rings.

If you weren't a musician, what would you be? 
Brian: It’s not a good day for me to answer questions like this.
Derek: Banjo player.
Neal: Professional caddie.
Paul: An artist … by that, I mean a barista.

If a song started playing every time you entered the room, what would you want it to be?
Brian: Stevie Wonder, "Superstition"
Derek: John Cage’s "4’33”"
Neal: "Throne Room" and "End Title", John Williams (Star Wars)
Paul: Metallica, "Master of Puppets"

What is the one thing you can’t survive without on tour? 
Brian: A constant barrage of insults from my band mates.
Derek: A theology book I mostly disagree with.
Neal: Meals every 20 minutes.
Paul: A cold pop: Dr. Pepper.

If you were a car, what car would you be?
Brian: El Camino.
Derek: A ’57.
Neal: Golf Cart.
Paul: Datsun.

Who is your favorite superhero?
Brian: The Silver Surfer. He surfs the universe looking for answers.
Derek: Dr. Manhattan. 
Neal: Robin, he’s the caddie of superheroes. The assistant to the superhero.
Paul: Batman. Because Neal said Robin.

Vinyl or digital?
Brian: Digital. I own four records, but no record player.
Derek: Digital. 
Neal: Digital.
Paul: Wax cylinder.

Dylan or Townes?
Brian: 
Townes.
Derek: Townes.
Neal: Who?
Paul: Townes.

Summer or Winter?
Brian: Donna.
Derek: Edgar.
Neal: Donna.
Paul: Summer.

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