Who Are These People
The Banana Stand is (alphabetically):
Straight Gig: Consultant, Ninja, Galactic Conqueror
'Stand Function: Gear Geek, Recording Engineer, Fancy Title Creator, Post-Production Emancipator, Beer Drinker, Calmness
About: I care deeply about LED meters that bounce in time to your fatty musical creations. Nothing pulls at my loins more firmly than converting kinetic energy to electrical energy and then encoding said energy for storage, editing, and commercial distribution so that it may be later converted back into compressions and rarefactions in the atmosphere for your listening pleasure.
Links: its a secret
Straight Gig: Writer, Social Media, Events, and Marketing Manager
'Stand Function: Co-founder, Public Relations
About: Aaron is a guy who likes stuff, and doesn't like other stuff. If you're interested in his opinions, he'll probably tell you, at length.
Links: here, fearingamericans.blogspot.com, Twitter
Straight Gig: Student, Drink Slinger
'Stand Function: Artist Relations, Tallness
About: Leads The greater Midwest, the 'Stand's house band. Efforts along with us.
Links: BandCamp, Facebook, MySpace
Banana Stand benefited from contributions from those below earlier in our history. They have since moved on to other projects, but they'll always be part of the 'Stand
Straight Gig: Piano Tech
'Stand Function: Recruitment, Concept, Musician
About: Though no longer involved in day-to-day, Ross helped start the 'Stand. Now makes music with Jott.
Straight Gig: Technology writer, editor, occasional talking head
Stand Function: Interviewer, AKA question e-mailer
About: Nick swapped nonstop snow for nonstop rain with a from Rochester, NY to Portland in 2008, and only occasionally looks back with yearning at garbage plates. When he’s not dabbling with gadgets, pursuing deals on Craigslist or fixing his perpetually broken car or motorcycle, Nick can be found asleep.
Straight Gig: Writer/editor with a small book developer.
'Stand Function: Email blasts, enthusiasm.
About: Portland native, has a thing for words and sounds. Played bass in a middle school surf rock trio and will never be that cool again.
Links: The Empty on Facebook, The Greater Midwest on Facebook