Darren has been a fixture, and a constant with in the LA music scene and beyond, for over 2 decades. He is veteran of many bands such as Further, The Summer Hits, and his current band, The Tyde. Darren is also a passionate surfer and California lifestyle enthusiast. 1. Name: Darren Scott Rademaker - aka- DRAD 2. Age: 52 3. Star Sign: Virgo 4. Occupation: Survivor 5. Where are you from, where do you live? Midwest born, Southern bred, California for life. 6. How would you describe your personal style? Springfield Mod, or California Bad Ass. 7. If you were an animal, what animal would you be? Lion or Bear, Dolphin could be too. 8. What are some of your favorite movies, books, artists, songs/or bands? MOVIES- Mary Poppins, Billy Jack, Evel Knievel, Lifeguard, Morning of the Earth, Talledega Nights BOOKS- Play it as it lays-Didion, The Pumphouse Gang- Wolfe, Women- Bukowski, Once is Not Enough-Susann SONGS- I want to hold your Hand, Diary, Caught up in you, Dream On, Atmosphere, Blue Thunder, Digital Love BANDS- The Guess Who, The Carpenters, Kiss, Buzzcocks, Teardrop Explodes, Dinosaur Jr, MBV, The Memories 9. What stands out as one of the stupidest things you have ever done? I once mistakenly went to a Pirate themed party dressed as a Cowboy. 10. What stands out as one of the finest, or best things you have ever done? Making music with my brother Brent. 11. If you could have lived in any place or time where and when would that be? Malibu, or London, 1965 12. Do you cook and if so what do you make best? These days I mostly make salads, or smoothies and tea. But I'm a man style BBQ'er at heart. My Dad's baked beans on the grill are probably my most famous dish, that or my garlic bread. 13. What do you think makes a guy stylish, cool, and masculine? Being real makes the best men's style. Do what you know. If you are a faker it's super obvious. And mix it up too....it's 2014. 14. What person or persons do you admire most and why? Scott Walker - Voice and style. Miki Dora- Attitude and style. Bob Dylan- EVERYTHING.