Special Thumbs – Norman Music Festival

Special Thumbs

Psychedelia band, Special Thumbs, speaks with me in this Norman Music Festival performer question and answer session. Special Thumbs will perform at the Jack Daniel’s Gray Street on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 3:30 pm. Since this is the festival’s tenth year, here are ten questions to get to know them.

1. To get people to know you, how would you describe yourself and your music?
Dummies.
Robust melodies enriched with vocal harmonies and supported by walls of psychedelia.

2. What song would you like a person who hasn’t heard your music listen to first?
Smothered. Listen here:

3. What’s your song writing process?
Write. Rewrite. Record. Dissect. Rewrite. Re-record.

4. What are your thoughts on the Norman Music Festival?
Local + Free = Amazing

5. In general, what inspires you?
Spaceships, hand puppets, anything a la mode, box wine.

6. You’ve just been offered an all expenses paid trip. Where would you go?
Mariana Trench.

7. Any plans while you’re in the Norman area?
Eat pizza.

8. Anything else you want the public to know about you?
We care.

9. What do you think should be the Ninth Wonder of the World?
Mariana Trench.

10. What was the most extreme adventure you’ve had?
Zip-lining across the Mariana Trench.


The tenth Norman Music Festival is on April 27, 28, and 29, 2017. Read more interviews from performers in the festival, present and past, here.

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Dennis Spielman

I'm Dennis Spielman, the Producer of Uncovering Oklahoma, which I started in 2009 as a way to show that Oklahoma isn't boring. As for about myself, I’m a creative person that writes imaginative stories. I also run The Show Starts Now Studios, which is my umbrella organization for all of my shows I create. Come join me on Patreon as I create content that adds adventure and wonder to peoples' lives. More about my stories and projects are at DennisSpielman.com

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