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- Posted on Mar 9th 2010 10:34PM by Joseph P. Larkin
Describe your sound in your own words.
In our own words: Merboo-snorgin kobbat-froogin-glogle-shmoggle gary. Translated: Harmony-based acoustic-indie-folk-pop trio.
How did your band form?
Dan: Back at UCLA, Michael, Matti and I were taking Intro to Dinosaurs and we had to write a 20-page final paper. All of us being of the procrastinating night owl breed, we waited until the last night to begin. When Matti and I went over to Michael's, we saw he had a keyboard in his room, so instead of writing our paper, we all stayed up until about 4 A.M. jamming. This was good for music but bad for grades.
What are your musical influences?
Guster, Ben Folds, Death Cab for Cutie, Rufus, Sara Bareilles, Crosby, Stills and Nash.
How did you come up with your band name?
Lady Danville is named after our very influential Danville Preschool teacher, whose identity shall remain anonymous.
What's your biggest vice?
What's in your festival survival kit?
5 feet of duct tape, wrapped around a ballpoint pen.
Who was your first celeb crush?
Michael: Alex Mack [from The Secret World of Alex Mack]
Dan: Esmerelda [from Hunchback of Notre Dame]
Matt: Liza Minnelli
What's your musical guilty pleasure?
Matt: Titanic Soundtrack
Beatles or Stones?
What's the craziest thing you've seen or experienced while on tour?
On our way to Spokane last year, our van got a flat tire. We didn't have a jack, so we flagged down a car. Fortunately, a huge man got out of the car. He was able to lift our van while we changed the tire.
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