10 Questions Interview - Darrin Kobetich / by Prewitt Scott-Jackson

Welcome to FWN's 10 Questions Interview. We are lucky to have musical guru and stringed assassin Darrin Kobetich join us today -- an ingenious player with the mind of a seeker. 

DK plays House of Blues June 16 & 17th, his smokin' Bluegrass group, Blackland River Devils are at The Free Man Cajun Cafe on the 23rd, then there's Thursdays at S&R where you can find him playing with the tribal jazz ensemble RageOut Arkestra led by MONDO drummer extraordinaire, Eddie Dunlap. --LB

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 Darrin Kobetich - Photo by  David Creature

Darrin Kobetich - Photo by David Creature

1) With which creatures do you share quarters?

DK: unfortunately cats and dogs...

2) Most likely Pop Culture Alien Overlord?

DK: Mr. Bean?

3) What can't you live without?

DK: music

4) Ultimate Morning-After Food?

DK: cheerios

5) Personal Symbol of Freedom?

DK: middle finger

6) Build a Bridge or Open a Door?

DK: both

7) Super Hero Alter Ego?

DK: whoever was the Man-Thing, (Dr. Theodore "TedSallis)

8. Underdog you Root for most?

DK: the awkward ones

9) Given the choice to come back as any animal, which one would you choose?

DK: dinosaur

10) Most important individual with the initials MJ? Why?

DK: Mary Jane - legalize it

 Kobetich playing a Turkish thing called a Cumbus (pron: djoomboosh), NOT a Banjo - Photo by  Chris Emory

Kobetich playing a Turkish thing called a Cumbus (pron: djoomboosh), NOT a Banjo - Photo by Chris Emory

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about the word writer person:

Lyle Brooks sometimes exists as The Flashbulb (IG:@flashbulbtx). Among a plethora of other cool things & happenings, Lyle has fetched water for John Cale, made copies for Morton Subotnick and once lit Jim Jarmusch's cigarette out in front of a Merzbow show. He has eaten Mexican food with Fungi Girls and Italian food with Yells at Eels and documented them both. Tho his vision comes and goes, we are pleased to report his ears are in working order