1. Favorite Album Cover ART?
The Nation of Ulysses’ plays pretty for baby
2. What album(s) do you own in more than one
-Iggy Pop’s lust for life
-Lou Reed’s transformer
-Joni Mitchell’s s/t
-Prince’s gold experience
-Jon Spencer Blues Explosion’s orange
-there are more, these are the one’s i remember off the top of my head
3. Analog or Digital?
depends. a lot of electronic music would not sound good in analog. and vice versa.
4. What band do you hate more than anything in
Morrisey/Smiths, Pretty much any rock/hip hop group on the radio
5.What albums of your parents did you borrow or
The Beatles – revolver
The Rolling Stones – flowers
John Denver’s greatest hits
Abba’s super trouper
Bob Seger’s night moves
6. Secret Guilty pleasure album?
Anything by Lisa Loeb (note Zappa connection), Tool
7. Favorite movie soundtrack?
Philip Glass’ Koyaanisqatsi, Prince’s Purple Rain or Eno’s Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks
8. Favorite compilation album?
Goldies drum & bass one is pretty damn good
9. What do you drink when you listen to _____?
I’ve never linked any beverage to music.
10. top three on your wish list?
My Blood Valentine box, Lou Reed, John Cale and Nico live, Woodstock: Three Days of Peace & Music [25th Anniversary]
11. Favorite place to buy music?
Other Music (NYC), Soundgarden (Baltimore), Ear-X-Tacy (Louisville)
12. First concert?
Poison & Warrant, 1989
13. Best concert ever? (there’s something about DC)
Prince, DC (2002)
Tortoise, DC (2000)
Soul Coughing, DC (1999)
Trans Am, DC (1997)
‘N-Sync, DC (2000) – i shit you not, they put on a dope show
14. Favorite Venue?
930 Club, by far
15. Farthest you’ve traveled for a show?
14 hours, for a few Soul Coughing shows
16. Favorite crooner?
a dead one. (right on Dan)
17. Favorite musical decade?
70s was good.
18. Favorite label?
Thrill Jockey, Command Records, Dischord
19. You’re the DJ at a small party of close
friends. What do you play?
Zappa, VHS or Beta, whatever…
20. What do you listen to when you are getting
ready to go out on the town?
20 1/2.When you first wake up?
21. Favorite cover song?
Hot Blooded as covered by Trans Am
24. Favorite box set?
Velvet Underground, The Police or the Beach Boys (for bands)
Soul Spectacular or 70s Soul Experience or American Roots Music (for genre related)
25. How do you usually discover new music?
networking, live shows, interviews, allmusic.com
26. Best road trip sing-along album?
James, Beatles, Funkadelic
27. What are your desert Island top 5 records?
1. Tortoise – millions now living
2. Trans Am – surrender to the night
3. Prince – 1999
4. Frank Zappa – Hot Rats
5. Funkadelic – s/t
6. The Flaming Lips zaireeka
PS. Most of these answer change hourly.