WPGU Band of the Week: Snowsera

1. Please list the names of all members of your band.
Bill, Nate, Ian, Jeff
2. Where did you get your band name?
It was handed down from our great, great, great uncle’s tool shed, meaning “to work with snow.”
3. When did you start performing together?
All of us? Third week of March, 2007.
4. Who is your greatest musical influence?
5. Describe your sound in 3 words or less.
Polished Raw RocknRoll
6. What is your favorite place to perform?
The Metro
7. Where is your drink of choice before or after a show?
Beer and caffeine before, water after.
8. What is your latest album called?
9. When is your next performance?
Pygmalion, Saturday Sept 20th at Exile on Main
10. If you could perform with anyone in the history of music, who would it be?
Michael Jackson
11. What historical figure does your music resemble?
The love child of Genghis Khan and Cleopatra.
12. If you could own any exotic animal, what would it be?
A Lorax
13. What is your favorite thing to eat as a band?
14. What cartoon character does your band most identify with?
Quail Man
14b. Why?
Do you even have to ask?
15. What kind of bike do you ride?
One of the mountain variety.
16. What is your favorite joke?
Daddy mole comes out of the hole and says, “I smell pancakes.” Mama Mole comes out of the hole and says, “I smell pancakes too!” Baby mole pops his head out of the hole and says, “I smell molasses.”
17. What is your favorite Eastern European capital?
18. What was your favorite middle school field trip?
They never let us go on trips, we were rebels.
19. How often do you get your hair cut?
Once every month and a half, maybe?
20. What is the best concert you’ve ever attended?
Mew, February 2007, Double Door, Chicago
21. Who are you voting for in 2008?
22. Who did you vote for in 2004?
23. Does man-bear-pig exist?
Outlook does not look good.
24. What is one thing you do that’s good for the Earth?
Drive compact cars.
25. What is your band’s favorite lunch meat?
Turkey for the 3 carnivores
26. What is your least favorite reality TV show?
Reality and TV are mutually exclusive: “Brooke knows Best”. No she don’t.
27. What is your favorite movie?
28. What is the coolest place you’ve ever traveled?
Europe. You’ve never been?
29. If a tree falls in the middle of the forest and nobody’s around, does
it make a sound?
We’ll never know, that’s the best part.
30. What is your favorite kind of underwater creature?
30b. Why?
Because they’re killer old-school.
31. If you could time travel, what would you go see?
Chris Farley live at every SNL broadcast he performed.
32. What’s your favorite video game system?
Okama Game Sphere
33. Which Teenage mutant Ninja Turtle do you best identify with?
Leonardo (Blue)
33b. Why?
Leonardo is known as the leader of the group.
34. What is the craziest thing you’ve ever done in the name of music?
Encountered ghosts.
35. Any advice for the public at large?
Download the EP and vote for Obama, they’re both free.
36. If you could be one of the Flavor of Love girls, who would you be?
Hoopz! Winner on the first try, adorable.
37. What is one cool thing you think everyone should know about you?
¾ of the band have birthdays in September
38. And another?
We love Mexican food. And Vikings. I guess that is two.
39. What is your favorite song to play live?
Quite possibly Perennials
40. Which Mario Kart character is the best?
Yoshi, without a doubt!
41. Boxers or briefs?
42. What is your favorite office supply?
Staples or paperclips. They are both equally intense.
43. Describe your audience in 3 words.
Rabid, Dancing, Attractive
44. What is one thing that everyone but your band finds funny?
Oh you don’t want to go down that path…
45. What is your favorite place to spend a Friday night?
Anywhere we are playing music or talking about music or drinking tea and talking in British accents
46. What is your favorite comedy film?
The new Vin Diesel movie. It’s hilarious.
47. What is your favorite brand of shoes?
Converse, Asics, Adidas – but not in that order necessarily
48. Do unicorns exist?
God lord, yes!

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