Nine Questions with Marvin Lee Reininger

Name:  Marvin Lee Reininger

Birthplace:  Clarkston, Wa.

Currently residing: Lewiston, Id.

Musical past and present in one rambling run-on sentence: I have been a part of or played in 7 bands.  MASTER PO, THE RUMMIES, THE ELECTRO-MAGNETS, THE BAD BATS, thE burpieS, bum notes, and HEARTS FALL LIKE LEAVES.

Website: Marvin Lee Reininger

1.  Who are some of your favourite composers, musicians and bands from the past and present? 

The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Billy Childish, Jarvis Cocker, Black Flag, Ian MacKaye, MF DOOM aka DOOM, and Mike Patton. 

2.  Is there a particular song or musical passage that never fails to move you emotionally? 

The tail-end of CAN’T YOU HEAR ME KNOCKIN’ by The rolling Stones. 

3.  How would you describe your perfect day? 

Coffee, tunes (whether playing music or listening to music), good food, a couple beers in the evening, and a full nights rest.  Yep, I’m a simple man. 

4.  What would your friends say they appreciate the most about you? 

I have no idea.  Ask them! 

5.  What is your most valued material possession? 

Fender Mustang 

6.  Who were you, or would you be nervous to meet? 

I was super nervous when I met Mike Patton and Sherman Alexie. 

7.  If you could blink your eyes and be in a favourite place right now, where would that place be? 

I’m already there. 

8.  Is there something you would like to do more of in the future? 

Play more music, write more, read more, more more more more. 

9. Where would you like to find yourself in ten years? 

In the same position I am in now.  Happy to be back home!

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