So, Survival Knife‘s Justin Trosper (ex-Unwound, Replikants, Worst Case Scenario) and Meg Cunningham (Blues Druid) sent over these slightly laconic answers to all the questions in this q and also a.
q: What is the last song you (really) heard?
justin trosper: “Teams that meet in caffs” by Dexy’s Midnight Runners.
meg cunningham: “Fearless” by Pink Floyd
q: What is your most common reaction to hearing your own music?
jt: I coulda/woulda/shoulda….
mc: I get the feeling like Im ready for more / & inspires me to think further
q: What is your favorite artist/band to see live?
mc: C Average / Rush
q: What is your favorite venue (in NYC, if applicable)?
jt: Vera in Groningen, NL. I think the last place I played in NYC was Brownies (ed. note: RIP Brownies).
mc: hmmmm…. not a specific venue, but venues where we are up close and personal with the crowd I like best. Anywhere.
q: What piece(s) of culture are you really really excited about right now?
jt: The Musical Instrument Museum in Scottsdale, AZ.
mc: African & Native American beading (I also make jewelry) .
q: Anything we should know about your latest project (whatever that might be)?
jt: I’m doing an improv ipad show while my girlfriend paints this Friday in Olympia. And I’m fixing my pedalboard tonight.
mc: Record Release…. & mini tour VERY soon… You should know that I’m stoked! Also, excited for what the future holds….
Loose Power by Survival Knife comes out on April 29th via Portland OR’s Glacial Pace Recordings. You can preorder the LP @ insound.com, and you can stream the whole of Loose Power right now over at pitchfork.com.
Upcoming Tour Dates:
05.01.14 – Portland, OR @ The Crystal Ballroom w/ Modest Mouse
05.02.14 – Portland, OR @ The Crystal Ballroom w/ Modest Mouse
05.08.14 – San Francisco, CA @ The Hemlock Tavern
05.09.14 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
05.10.14 – San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
05.16.14 – Portland, OR @ Bunk Bar (Album Release Party)
05.17.14 – Seattle, WA @ Barboza
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Survival Knife is on Glacial Pace
Survival Knife is on Fat Possum
Survival Knife is on Kill Rock Stars
Survival Knife is on Sub Pop
Survival Knife is on Insound
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