Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Emerging Artist Interviews: Lesson Zero

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1.    What was the first record/cassette/CD that you owned and how did it change you? Meet The Beatles made me want to play music

2.    If you could pick any musician's brain over a beer, who would it be? Paul McCartney

3.    What would the name of your band's biography be? Lesson Learned

4.    Which musician would you be most comfortable dating your mom? John Lennon – she’s dead too

5.    Name your dream tour: up to 5 bands, dead or alive. OK GO, Paul McCartney, Blues Traveller,  Til Tueday, Jimi Hendrix

6.    How would it feel to play with your favorite band? Very good and more than a little scary

7.    What's the funniest moment your band has ever experienced?

8.    ...the craziest/most bizarre?

9.    Who are you musically influenced by that no one would ever guess by listening to your music? Genesis

10.                       Tell us about the most unique member of your band and why he/she has earned this title. Steve Thomas who is larger than life and is sometimes known to time travel

11.                       If someone invested a million dollars into your band, how would you use the money? Record and promote

12.                       How do you feel being on stage when the audience is having an amazing time? In tune

13.                       Which 5 songs would you cover if you had a cover band? One, Einstein On The Beach, Come Home, Found Out About You, Run-around

14.                       If you swapped ipods with other members of your band, what's the most surprising music you'd find? Lounge music

15.                       Name the place you'd most like to play a show, anywhere in the world. Amarillo

16.                       What's the most memorable musicial moment of your life? Hearing my first record on the radio

17.                       If you got a band tattoo, which band would it be? I wouldn’t

18.                       Tell us a situation where another band really helped you out. Jackie Brooks, bass of The British Walkers used to come to our rehearsals and show us licks and sold us some of his old equipment – our bass player had the best gear.

19.                       What moment has made all of the hard work being a musician worth it?

20.                       If your band was a comic, what would each member's super power be? Steve travels through time, guitar George has a photogenic memory, Tom can play in 9/8 time, and Kerry can think really deep thoughts - Marvelhead