Wednesday, April 18, 2007

The Graduate Interview: Corey Warning

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"Anhedonia is a magical accomplishment of rousing melodies… their sound is not only compelling and intriguing, it's not mimicking anything but rather truly inspired which is a breath of fresh air in the cookie cutter universe of indie rock. To sum it up: you need this album to survive," Smother Magazine said about the band, The Graduate. You've had a chance to get some free tickets and gear and now you get to learn a little about the lead singer, Corey Warning's favorite things. After you read, you can buy tickets for their upcoming show at The First Unitarian Church on May 24th, 2007 at 8PM. Get tickets here.

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Full given name: Corey Warning

Hometown: Quincy, IL

Zodiac sign: Capricorn

MAC or PC? Mac

Favorite post-show meal: Pizza (I'm just so used to it.)

Pre-show rituals: That chant they do in the Mighty Ducks movies (quack...quack...quack...)

Worst onstage mishap: Anytime I get drunk before going onstage.

Special skills: Cartwheels

Last book you read: Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk. I read that book once every few months.

Favorite magazine: I'm not into mags.

Must-see TV show: Morel Orel

Last good movie you saw: Jesus Camp

Favorite place you have lived: Besides my hometown, Baltimore, MD while we were recording the record.

First concert ever saw: Limp Bizkit and Eminem (not joking)

If you could go back in time and catch any concert, what would it be? Counterfit was playing in St Louis but my old band had a show so I had to skip out, a few months later they broke up.

Current band (besides yourself) you have been recommending to your friends: Manchester Orchestra, Jonezetta, The Dear Hunter.

Most played song on your iPod: Elliott Smith

Favorite song: New Year - Death Cab for Cutie

Best vacation spot:
Key West, FL

Worst job you ever had: Pushing boxes of candy down a line in a factory for 9 hours a day.

Best job you ever had: The Graduate

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