Here’s a fun interview Jake did with Tim Parsons of Tahoe Onstage.
Interviews with members of Diego’s Umbrella are like the gypsy rock band’s shows: fun, funny and ultimately profound.
“If it weren’t for alcohol, I don’t know how bands would make money. … Without the alcohol, people wouldn’t really be dancing,” drummer Jake Wood muses, pointing to the irony that in contrast to most Diego’s Umbrella concertgoers, he’s not much of a boozer. It’s really not feasible for someone marching with a bass drum, swinging the heaviest available mallets, to be liquored up.
Read the rest here: http://www.tahoeonstage.com/diegos-umbrella-lakeview/