WPGU Band of the Week: Curb Service

Please list the names of all members of your band.
Larry E. Gates II. The end.
Where did you get your band name?
It’s a long story that involves some illegal activities. Ask me later.
When did you start performing together?
Exactly one year ago.
Who is your greatest musical influence?
I try to live above the influence.
Describe your sound in 3 words or less.
Great God Almighty!
What is your favorite place to perform?
New York – cause if I can make it there, then something something.
Where is your drink of choice before or after a show?
In my hand.
What is your latest album called?
Fly Casual.
When is your next performance?
Sat. Oct 25th @ Mike & Molly’s – 9 pm.
If you could perform with anyone in the history of music, who would it be?
Liberace. I think he would really hold it down and I could just phone it in.
What historical figure does your music resemble?
Napoleon. Short & feisty.
If you could own any exotic animal, what would it be?
A foreign exchange student.
What is your favorite thing to eat as a band?
Your mom’s cooking.
What cartoon character does your band most identify with?
Ren Hoek
He looks a little wired, doesn’t he?
What kind of bike do you ride?
Sadly, my bike is in storage.
What is your favorite joke?
The interrupting cow.
What is your favorite Eastern European capital?
Sarajevo – cause it’s fun to say.
What was your favorite middle school field trip?
The Parke County Women’s Correctional Facility.
How often do you get your hair cut?
Every 2 months or every 6 years – whichever comes first.
What is the best concert you’ve ever attended?
Soundset ’08.
Who are you voting for in 2008?
How is this even a question?
Who did you vote for in 2004?
I wrote in “Bruce Vilanch”.
Does man-bear-pig exist
Only in our dreams.
What is one thing you do that’s good for the Earth
Instead of “rinsing and repeating”, sometimes I just “rinse”.
What is your band’s favorite lunch meat?
Cajun Turkey.
What is your least favorite reality TV show?
All the ones that are not Project Runway.
What is your favorite movie?
Pulp Fiction. It’s perfect.
What is the coolest place you’ve ever traveled?
The magical land in the back of my closet.
If a tree falls in the middle of the forest and nobody’s around, does it make a sound?
Yes, but it doesn’t try nearly as hard.
What is your favorite kind of underwater creature?
Duh. They’re SIRENS! They MADE me type that.
If you could time travel, what would you go see?
Bill and Monica in the Oval Office. Just to see it all go down, so to speak.
What’s your favorite video game system?
Commodore 64.
Which Teenage mutant Ninja Turtle do you best identify with?
Donnie Wahlberg.
Wait, what was the question?
What is the craziest thing you’ve ever done in the name of music?
Bought a minivan.
Any advice for the public at large?
Yes. VOTE!
If you could be one of the Flavor of Love girls, who would you be?
Brooke Hogan.
What is one cool thing you think everyone should know about you?
I’m an organ donor.
And another?
I played college basketball.
What is your favorite song to play live?
”Happy Birthday”.
Which Mario Kart character is the best?
I kinda hate Mario.
Boxers or briefs?
No briefs here.
What is your favorite office supply?
The Sharpie.
Describe your audience in 3 words.
Cougars and stoners.
What is one thing that everyone but your band finds funny?
David Spade.
What is your favorite place to spend a Friday night?
Hitchhiking on I-57. Ah, good times.
What is your favorite comedy film?
The Jerk.
What is your favorite brand of shoes?
Although I have a large sneaker collection, I pledge no allegiance to any specific sneaker brands.
Do unicorns exist?
Not any more, my friends. But I’m sure they were just REALLY big goats.

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