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Next , comment on the camaraderie the three of you share , how it appeals to others , and how it ’ s helped you help each other during these trying times that are especially trying for touring musicians . Calvin : Being on the road so much , we ’ ve all seen each other at our highest and lowest . We ’ ve all been in the back of the van throwing up at some point ! We all understand when we ’ re at our lowest that it will pass , and we ’ ve learned when to give each other space .
Our collective drive to make this dream a reality always humbles us and makes us realize petty fights aren ’ t worth throwing away all our hard work to build what we have .
Lastly , how does the cello set the band apart ? Calvin : We use cello not as an artistic choice but more out of necessity . I never learned bass and always wanted to be in a rock band , so I realized -- mostly in part to 2Cellos -- that I could play most of the notes a bass has less the bot-

Next , comment on the camaraderie the three of you share , how it appeals to others , and how it ’ s helped you help each other during these trying times that are especially trying for touring musicians . Calvin : Being on the road so much , we ’ ve all seen each other at our highest and lowest . We ’ ve all been in the back of the van throwing up at some point ! We all understand when we ’ re at our lowest that it will pass , and we ’ ve learned when to give each other space .

Our collective drive to make this dream a reality always humbles us and makes us realize petty fights aren ’ t worth throwing away all our hard work to build what we have .

Lastly , how does the cello set the band apart ? Calvin : We use cello not as an artistic choice but more out of necessity . I never learned bass and always wanted to be in a rock band , so I realized -- mostly in part to 2Cellos -- that I could play most of the notes a bass has less the bot-

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