WPGU Band of the Week: Santa

Please list the names of all members of your band.
Tommy Trafton, Otto Stuparitz, Mack McConnell, Steve Plock, Ztan McConnell
Where did you get your band name?
It’s that tiny little nub that joins the two halves of a peanut.
When did you start performing together?
April of 2006
Who is your greatest musical influence?
Young Men’s Christian Association
Describe your sound in 3 words or less.
Blood-orange rock
What is your favorite place to perform?
Canopy Club
Where is your alcoholic drink of choice?
Poured over in our curry
In our little brother’s curry.
What is your latest album called?
My Bones EP
When is your next performance?
Saturday, November 1 @ The Canopy Club
If you could perform for anyone in history, who would it be?
Andy Kaufman
What historical figure does your music resemble?
Thomas Jefferson. He was a ginger and brewed 100 gallons of homebrew a year.
If you could own any exotic animal, what would it be?
Any of two mammals that lay eggs
What is your favorite thing to eat as a band?
Captain D’s Sea Food Emporium
What cartoon character does your band most identify with?
Baloo from the Jungle Book
He swims, dances, drinks, and scratches his back on a tree.
What kind of bike do you ride?
Baloo also flew a plane on Tailspin.
What is your favorite joke?
Sarah Palin
What is your favorite Eastern European capitol?
What was your favorite middle school field trip?
The jelly bean factory
How often do you get your hair cut?
We don’t worry about them anymore because we got laser hair removal all over our scalps. huzzahhh
What is the best concert you’ve ever attended?
Collectively, Radiohead
Who are you voting for in 2008?
Barack Obama and Joe Futrelle
Who did you vote for in 2004?
Dorah the Explorer…MISTAKE!
Does man-bear-pig exist?
Can I get man-bear-bacon?
What is one thing you do that’s good for the Earth?
Otto runs a unicorn rescue and abuse center
What is your band’s favorite lunch meat?
What is your least favorite reality TV show?
Fox News
What is your favorite movie?
Troll 2
What is the coolest place you’ve ever traveled?
If a tree falls in the middle of the forest and nobody’s around, does it make a sound?
Yeah, it sounds like this:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCTlhBhOAbg
What is your favorite kind of underwater creature?
Sea Horse
They have a cute hoof.
If you could time travel, what would you go see?
The conception of Steve, our drummer.
What’s your favorite video game system?
Excel Spreadsheets
Which Captain Planet character do you best identify with?
We are most like heart from South America, but we think wind is cuter.
Blondie over Monkey
What is the craziest thing you’ve ever done in the name of music?
We spray painted out taints. DIAMONDS
Any advice for the public at large?
Spray paint your taint
If you could be one of the Flavor of Love girls, who would you be?
The tall one
What is one cool thing you think everyone should know about you?
We shaped like Africa.
And another?
We are good dancers.
What is your favorite song to play live?
Holy Hum
Which Mario Kart character is the best?
Paratroopa / Toad
Boxers or briefs?
What is your favorite office supply?
The Easy Button
Describe your audience in 3 words.
Hats and scarves
What is one thing that everyone but your band finds funny?
What is your favorite place to spend a Friday night?
On the road
What is your favorite comedy film?
Titanic, only when you have a cowboy hat on top of the TV so that it looks like the main characters are wearing it throughout the movie.
What is your favorite brand of shoes?
Air Force Ones
Do unicorns exist?
…Have you been to Otto’s website?

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