Leif, Dagan and Joel Gets to grips with the Mighty Subba-Cultcha Questions of Justice

1. At what moment did music actually affect your life, becoming more than a mere background?

leif: i was 6 years old and was listening to rafi (baby beluga) and i thought "this shit is gold"… for real.

dagan: i was 8 listening to dire straits playing pool and air guitaring with a pool cue, and i realized the future wasn’t pool it was air guitar.

joel: i’m not sure.  i think music has affected me since i can remember.  if i had to pick a moment i’d say, when i went to the regina folk festival when i was like 8  and made a craft guitar at a craft station and pretended to jam with all the bands i saw.

2. What bands influenced you the most with a) musical style, b) your dress sense?

leif: a) mike olfield – tubular belles (b) 34 waist pants, 36 length, 42 long jacket.

dagan: a) mc hammer (b) hammer pants

joel: a) all the friends i’ve played music with (b) i don’t wear dresses

3. A moment in your life and a song that seem so perfectly intertwined in your memory?

leif: sade, that song off the newer album, umm… lovers rock in a european cafe

dagan: elderly woman behind a counter in a small town by pearl jam as a girl kissed my neck and freaked me out.

joel:  sigur ros (first song on blue album) at my wedding as my wife Riva walked down the aisle.  she was so beautiful and song is also beautiful…

4.The best show you ever saw, and the reasons why it was so amazing?

leif: At the Drive In in Barcelona because it was good and fun.

dagan: Constantines in austin texas at the sub pop showcase because it was empowering and honest.

joel: Fugazi.  i never thought i’d get the chance to see them.

5. The best show you ever played yourself and why?

leif:  all of them were good but saskatoon at the 306 fest was the best. People streaked and stormed the stage.

dagan:  um…

joel: 306 fest in saskatoon, same as leif.

6.Why did you chose to pick up and start playing the instrument you primarily play?

leif:  it just happened that way.

dagan: it looked super cool…

joel: i don’t know….

7. we all have favourite songs for different moments/emotion. What are your;
A) top three love songs

leif:
1) i don’;t want to wait in vain – bob marley
2) beds too big without you – police
3) bobby mcferrin off of the circle song album

dagan:
1) Maps – yeah yeah yeahs
2) nothing compares – shinade o’connors
3) moondance – van morrison

B) top three sad songs

1) hurt – Johnny cash
2) hurt – NIN
3) bed are burning – midnight oil

C) top three party songs

1)  i feel good – james brown
2) the big payback – james brown
3) what you do to my body – lee arron

D) top three get obliterated to songs

1) leif doesn’t drink – the dumb question band
2) the piano’s been drinking – tom waits
3) and justice for all – mettalica   

We know a lot forgotten good polish sound but names of artists and titles will tell you nothing

8. Favourite Joke?

so far, this interview…

9.Party trick?

leif: weird back trick.

joel: leaving early

dagan: doing the worm across the floor.

10.The person you connect with most?

leif: my mom

dagan: my best friend jay/ the crowd man…totally vibing dude

joel: my wife riva

11.Name three people you could quite happily see disappear?

1. George w. bush
2. Houdini
3. Tony blair

12.Are you happy?

leif: more happy that you know.

dagan: yes

joel: yes

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