WPGU Band of the Week: Hathaways

Please list the names of all members of your band.
James Hathaway and Kate Hathaway
Where did you get your band name?
When did you start performing together?
James’ birth
Who is your greatest musical influence?
Tom Turino and T. Rex
Describe your sound in 3 words or less.
Tree Birds Lament
What is your favorite place to perform?
Living rooms
Where is your alcoholic drink of choice?
Hopefully behind the bar
Uh, grocery store
What is your latest album called?
Hand Me Down
When is your next performance?
Our CD Release Show!
Saturday, November 8th @ the Iron Post, 8pm
If you could perform for anyone in history, who would it be?
Our grandpa. Even better if we could play with him.
What historical figure does your music resemble?
Dylan Thomas
If you could own any exotic animal, what would it be?
An oompa loompa
What is your favorite thing to eat as a band?
Esquire’s Peanuts
What cartoon character does your band most identify with?
Tom and Jerry
We tend to pick on each other, a lot.
What kind of bike do you ride?
One with two wheels
What is your favorite joke?
Sarah Palin
What is your favorite Eastern European capital?
What was your favorite middle school field trip?
Does the blow-up planetarium in the gym count?
How often do you get your hair cut?
When the Green Room offers free haircuts
What is the best concert you’ve ever attended?
Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers
Who are you voting for in 2008?
Barack Obama
Who did you vote for in 2004?
John Kerry
Does man-bear-pig exist?
Oh yes, Al Gore is a genius.
What is one thing you do that’s good for the Earth?
We like to make flyers on recycled grocery bags.
What is your band’s favorite lunch meat?
What is your least favorite reality TV show?
Dancing with the Biggest Loser Survivor, or whatever it’s called
What is your favorite movie?
Alice in Wonderful
What is the coolest place you’ve ever traveled?
For Kate- Peru.
For James- Yosemite.
If a tree falls in the middle of the forest and nobody’s around, does it make a sound?
Sound is only sound when it is heard and I am sure there is a critter out there that will hear it. Duhh.
What is your favorite kind of underwater creature?
It has the ability to dominate the water and the land.
If you could time travel, what would you go see?
What’s your favorite video game system?
Which Captain Planet character do you best identify with?
We’re hopeful that all our children will learn from their mistakes. Oh. And if they don’t, they will feel our wrath!
What is the craziest thing you’ve ever done in the name of music?
Taking this survey.
Any advice for the public at large?
Be aware.
If you could be one of the Flavor of Love girls, who would you be?
Wow, seriously? Would you want to be one of those girls? Is this a real question?
What is one cool thing you think everyone should know about you?
We have the same mom.
And another?
We have the same dad.
What is your favorite song to play live?
The new ones
Which Mario Kart character is the best?
Baby Toad!!!
Boxers or briefs?
What is your favorite office supply?
James likes eating glue.
Describe your audience in 3 words.
Pretty Damn Awesome
What is one thing that everyone but your band finds funny?
Bob Ross
What is your favorite place to spend a Friday night?
What is your favorite comedy film?
Shakes the Clown
What is your favorite brand of shoes?
Tony Lama Boots
Do unicorns exist?
Of course, can’t you find them at the reindeer ranch in Rantoul?

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