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Q&A – Stephen O’Malley

1: Analog or Digital?

2: What time did you wake up today?
945 AM

3: Last thing you read?
Nietzsche “The Birth of Tragedy” in progress

4: Whats your first memory?
German shepherds in an autumn field, New Hampshire.

5: Tea Or Coffee?
Double espresso

6: Last thing you cooked?

7: If you’re reborn who or what would you like to be?
Hidden and arcane coniferous giant on the Pacific coast.

8: What inspires you?
Space, time and form. The endless variations and perspectives of each.

9: Last record you played?
John McLaughline & Carlos Santana “Love Devotion Surrender Sessions August 1973”

10: Favorite piece of musical equipment?
Travis Bean Standard
1973 SUNN Model T (w/KT90s)

11: Last movie you saw?
Narnia 2 (sorry, hotel room)

12: Who do you love?
Truly: my dear friends. I also have the capacity to fall in love with women easily.

13: Do you have any pets?
Not currently, except my French friend.

14: Are you useful?
I hope not to be useless.

15: Biggest fear?
Burdening with uselessness.

16: What do you value the most?
The love of my people.

17: Famous last words?
“my greatest work”

Raised on Pacific Northwest gloom and doom, Stephen O’Malley is a founding member of Sunn 0))) and a primary member of Khanate, Burning Witch, Lotus Eaters, and KTL (with Peter Rehberg). When he isn’t on tour (which is just about always), Stephen calls Paris, France home and has recently composed for the French choreographer/director Gisèle Vienne.

Check out his ongoing projects/posts over at Ideologic.

  1. Andrew on March 26th, 2009

    So jealous of the Travis Bean.