Top five desert island albums?
JC: Reel Big Fish's "Our Live Album is Better than Your Live Album," Rancid's "And Out Come The Wolves," Ike Riley's "Salesman and Racists," The Mighty Mighty Bosstones's "Let's Face It," Streetlight Manifesto's "Keasbey Nights."
SE: ZOX's "Take Me Home" Marcy Playground's "Marcy Playground," Streetlight Manifesto's "Somewhere in the Between," The Allman Brothers's "A Decade of Hits: 1969-1979," Raffi's "Bananaphone."
Theme song on a Monday morning?
JC: "Pressure Drop" by Toots and the Maytals featuring Eric Clapton.
SE: "Sherry Fraser" by Marcy Playground.
Soundtrack on a Saturday night?
JC: "Noise Complaint" by Big D and the Kids Table.
SE: "It's Alright" by Starpool.
What's the first album you ever bought?
JC: "Fush Yu Mang," by Smashmouth. I'm not proud.
SE: Oh man, probably Eve 6's self-titled album in fourth grade.
What's your guilty music pleasure?
JC: Hands down, it's Gwen Stefani. She's still pretty hot, too.
SE: Kelly Clarkson.
What's the best live show you've ever seen?
JC: I caught the Mighty Mighty Bosstones's Hometown Throwdown at Lupo's (Providence, R.I.) last New Year's Eve. They played with Darkbuster, the Street Dogs, and ZOX, and put on an incredible show.
SE: Streetlight Manifesto and Reel Big Fish at the 9:30 Club in DC.
If you were the dictator of a small country, what would your national anthem be?
JC: "Big F****** Star," by Reel Big Fish.
SE: "Let the Bodies Hit the Floor" by Drowning Pool.
If you were going into battle, what song would be blasting on your iPod?
JC: "Killin' in the Name" by Rage Against the Machine.
SE: "I'll Make a Man Out of You" from the "Mulan" soundtrack.
Artist/band you banked on making it big and then they broke up:
JC: Harvey Danger didn't exactly break up, but I liked them back when people still thought "Flagpole Sitta" was cool.
SE: Creme de la Crimm, though I heard they may be making a comeback next year.
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