Open Ocean
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Halcyon Days

JILL

Name: Jill Bradshaw
Occupation:
Freelance Creative Consultant, singer/bassist in Open Ocean
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Current Location: Brooklyn, NY

Astrological Sign: Leo

Who inspires you in your profession? The past tends to inspire me more than the present.

Why should people be jealous of you?  Cuz I have a killer cat.
Where do you like to eat and why? At home with friends or outside with a fish taco.
How do you get motivated? Music.
What pisses you off? People.  They’re always doing dumb shit.
Who’s on the top of your playlist? Depends on what I downloaded that day.  Today it’s The Feelies.
What is your catch-phrase? I’d like to think I don’t have one.

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Name: Sarah Frances Kuhn
Occupation:
Guitarist/ Vox for Open Ocean
Hometown: Music City USA

Current Location: Brooklyn NY

Astrological Sign: Taurus

Who inspires you in your profession? Freddie Mercury, Arthur Lee.

Where do you like to eat and why? At home on my patio or on or near a beach.
How do you get motivated? Green juice.
What pisses you off? The gulf oil spill.
Who’s on the top of your playlist? Bob Dylan.
What is your catch-phrase? Ofege, Mighty Lemondrops.

EVIE

Name: Eviana Hartman
Occupation:
Drummer, Open Ocean / designer, Bodkin
Hometown: Chicago

Current Location: Brooklyn

Astrological Sign: Aries

Who inspires you in your profession? I tend to be inspired by people in other professions, from other eras. I’m not sure what this means.

Why should people be jealous of you?  They shouldn’t!
Where do you like to eat and why? At home, because it doesn’t happen often enough and because we can eat on the outdoor deck, and lately at this little Brazilian place in Williamsburg called Beco, because they have pao de queijo (cheese bread balls), which turn my frown upside down.
How do you get motivated? Looming deadlines, mostly!
What pisses you off? The oil spill.
Who’s on the top of your playlist? At the moment, Pink Floyd’s UmmagummaCluster and Eno, and the new Ariel Pink.
What is your catch-phrase? “Running 15 minutes late, sorry, I’m on my way!”

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Name: Susan Domelsmith
Occupation:
Jewelry Designer and Keyboardist for Open Ocean
Hometown: Austin, Texas

Current Location: Brooklyn, New York

Astrological Sign: Gemini

Who inspires you in your profession? Anyone who can make a good living doing what they love to do.

Why should people be jealous of you?  Because I am my own boss.
Where do you like to eat and why? Al fresco at sunset in the summertime is about as good as it gets.   A rooftop or a bonfire adds extra points.
How do you get motivated? With yoga and fun music.
What pisses you off? Negative attitudes.
Who’s on the top of your playlist? It changes daily, but The Talking Heads, Sea and Cake, and Jesus and Mary Chain are making me happy today.
What is your catch-phrase? “Having fun is the key to success.”



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