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"
Last night at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center was great! Kurt Joachimstaler ran sound and the crowd was electric! Get some good pics? Post them and tag us! Now onto Knoxville for artoberfest! #bluegrass #folk #americana #banjo #mandolin #bass #fiddle #violin #guitar #kentucky #ky #louisville #502 #knoxville #artoberfest #edwina
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.
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.
Paul: Wax cylinder.
Dylan or Townes?
Summer or Winter?