10 Quick Questions For Ponytail

by Dakin Hardwick on May 8, 2009

Greatness.

Greatness.

Ponytail are a band from Maryland, and they are currently on tour. Guitarist Ken Seeno has offered to answer a few questions by e-mail from their travels, so here are his answers.

SP:How would Molly describe her vocal style and how did it evolve?

KS:Scat. It was born from jazz.

SP:Why no bass player?

KS:We like to have two curly haired members and two straight haired members. Where would they fit in?

SP:Did you ever consider lyrics?

KS:Considering…

SP:Explain any struggles you may have describing your band to others.

KS:Usually it’s tough. I typically say “Pop Punk”

SP:What are your favorite places to play?

KS:New York, London, San Francisco, Chicago, Anywhere in France

SP:What are your favorite guilty pleasures?

KS:Chocolate Bars, New Age Music

SP:How do you push the evolution of your sound?

KS:We try to not tell each other what to play. I think that keeps things in limbo.

SP:Who are you listening to now that you’d like everyone to know about?

KS:The Pioneers, Iasos, Michael Rother, The Jerky Boys

SP:Who are some of your favorite bands to play with?

KS:Dirty Projectors, Abe Vigoda, Cryptacize, Gentle Friendly, Titus Andronicus, Dan Deacon

SP:Puppys or Kittens?

KS:Kittens

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Ponytail have many, many tour dates in the future. You should see them in your town. It will be well worth your time and effort.


May 7 2009 8:00P
Kilby Court Salt Lake City, Utah
May 8 2009 8:00P
Neurolux Boise, Idaho
May 9 2009 8:00P
Vera Project Seattle, Washington
May 10 2009 8:00P
Holocene w/ Tests – “Kamehameha” Vinyl on Gaarden Records Release Show! Portland, Oregon
May 12 2009 8:00P
Bottom of the Hill w/ Cryptacize San Francisco, California
May 13 2009 8:00P
Howie and Sons Visalia, California
May 15 2009 8:00P
The Echo Los Angeles, California
May 16 2009 8:00P
Acrobatics Everyday Irvine, California
May 17 2009 8:00P
Phix Gallery Phoenix, Arizona
May 19 2009 8:00P
Bash Riprocks Lubbock, Texas
May 20 2009 8:00P
Red 7 Austin, Texas
May 21 2009 8:00P
The Cavern Dallas, Texas
May 22 2009 8:00P
The Bottletree Birmingham, Alabama
May 23 2009 8:00P
529 Atlanta, Georgia
May 24 2009 8:00P
Local 506 Chapel Hill, North Carolina
May 25 2009 8:00P
Ottobar Baltimore, Maryland
May 28 2009 8:00P
Primavera Sound Festival – Pitchfork Stage Barcelona
May 30 2009 8:00P
Primavera Sound Festival – Joan Miro Park Barcelona
Jun 14 2009 8:00P
Northside Festival Brooklyn, New York
Jul 14 2009 8:00P
Pearl Street Nightclub w/ Yeasayer Northampton, Massachusetts
Jul 15 2009 8:00P
Bug Jar w/ Yeasayer Rochester, New York
Jul 16 2009 8:00P
Grop Shop w/ Yeasayer Cleveland, Ohio
Jul 17 2009 8:00P
UW Madison Memorial Terrace w/ Yeasayer Madison, Wisconsin
Jul 18 2009 8:00P
Pitchfork Music Festival Chicago, Illinois
Jul 20 2009 8:00P
Skullys Music Diner w/ Yeasayer Columbus, Ohio
Jul 21 2009 8:00P
Mr. Smalls Theatre w/ Yeasayer Millvale, Pennsylvania

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Marie May 8, 2009 at 4:08 pm

The answer to the bass player question is the best!

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