Please explain what just happened.


What is your earliest memory?

The poodle attack.

If you weren’t a musician what other profession would you choose?


Please describe the current contents of your refrigerator.



What verb best describes you?

That’s gay.


What would you say to yourself if you could go back in time and have a conversation with yourself at age thirteen?

Wouldn’t do it.

What are the steps you take to regain your composure?

Gay question.

Define “success.”


From what or whom do you derive your greatest inspiration?


What change do you want to be in the world?

Less sketchy Mexico.

Are you pro- or anti-emoticon? Please explain.

That’s really gay.

How are you six degrees from Kevin Bacon?

I don’t know what that means.

What makes you feel most guilty?



Please list three things you never leave home without.


What is the worst piece of advice you’ve ever gotten?

Stay in school.

What is the best advice you’ve ever given to someone else?

Wear a condom.

What do you consider the harshest kind of betrayal?

Public humiliation.

Of all the game shows that have graced our TV screens throughout history, which one would you want to be a contestant on and why?

American Gladiators.

What do you want to know?

More history.

What would you like your last words to be?

“…annnddddDAS! Wassuppers!”

Please explain what will happen.

Figure it out on your own big kid.

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Four years young, THE GROWLERS a rag-tag band of SoCal surf-punks comprised of Brooks Nielsen (vocals), Matt Taylor (lead guitar, vocals), Scott Montoya (bass guitar, vocals), and Brian Stewart (drums, vocals), are crisscrossing the country in a kitted-out bus to spread the gospel of “the archetype of a rock ‘n’ roll band,” as Devendra Banhart recently rhapsodically enthused. They’ve supported or toured with such luminaries of the current scene as Banhart, Vampire Weekend, Julian Casablancas, The Entrance Band, Kurt Vile and more, while simultaneously recalling a bygone era of, as LA Weekly put it, “the Doors during their groovier blues moments.” Are You In Or Are You Out? swirls together sun and sea in eighteen tracks boasting influences –– from African rhythms to Hungarian gypsy music to Zydeco, Shel Silverstein, Johnny Cash, Lee Scratch Perry-era Bob Marley, Harry Nilsson’s 1971 album The Point!, One Hundred Years of Solitude, social consciousness, punks, surfers, skaters, whiskey, weed and women –– in a carnivalesque pastiche for an entirely new cultural moment. It kills. In a come hither fashion.

Catch The Growlers on tour now! Info can be found right here.

4 responses to “21 Questions with The Growlers”

  1. […] TNB TV  The official video for The Growlers’ song called “Little Miss Jack.” Formed in Southern California, the group has been hailed by Devendra Banhart as “the archetype of a rock ‘n’ roll band.” And you can read their answers to the A&C questionnaire right here. […]

  2. toby olausson says:

    growin up what did you listen to for music, this influence your music now?

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  4. Rachel F says:

    What even is this terrible interview? I now think the Growlers are a bunch of self-righteous assholes saying “that’s gay” to all of these responses.

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