Welcome to the next edition of Better Know a Musician, a semi-regular column where serious local artists answer some not-so-tough questions.
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Next up: Banana Gun’s Kevin Loyd
It’s rare to find a local band that have the stamina to stay together for a decade, but Banana Gun
To commemorate their milestone, Banana Gun
His answers are hilarious, to say the least.
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What’s your favorite swear word?
Fuckin’. It’s a very versatile word. You can use it for all occasions. I might use it every other word if I’m feeling saucy.
What’s your favorite movie?
Tropic Thunder. I’ve watched this film, and I say film, because it deserves it about a million times. I can’t believe it was snubbed at the Oscars. Only Robert Downey Jr., could get away with that performance.
What kind of animal would you be and why?
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A capuchin monkey. One of my nicknames is “monkey.” I do a pretty good impression of a monkey.
If you weren’t doing music, what would you be doing?
Karate master or celebrity chef. By celebrity chef, I mean I would prepare and cook actual celebrities to feed to cannibals.
Banana Gun and decker. 10 Year Anniversary Party. With Wyves and Ali A and The Agency. 8 p.m. Friday, August 9, at Crescent Ballroom, 308 North Second Avenue; crescentphx.com. Tickets are $10-$15 via Eventbrite.