Photo by Dana Veraldi
NAME Thomas Arsenault WHAT DO YOU DO? Music, under the name Mas Ysa WHAT ARE YOU CURRENTLY READING/ WATCHING/ LISTENING TO? Reading: The National Geographic magazine published on my birth month and year (a very thoughtful gift idea worth ripping off). Watching: Golf tips on youtube. Listening to: How to Dress Well WHERE DID YOU GROW UP? Montreal / Sao Paolo WHAT WAS THE LAST GREAT MEAL YOU ATE? A Cuban pork belly sandwich in Toronto. I had a rare day off on this tour and coincidentally my Folks were visiting one of my Brothers in Toronto where I was playing. Twas’ a special chance to get fed and chat it up with my Fam who live mucho far away in Uruguay. WHAT IS SOMETHING THAT YOU TREASURE? 6 AM. When I’ve slept, getting up at 6. That light in the woods. And the lighter I’ve taped to a string in my studio. WHAT IS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE YOU HAVE EVER VISITED? Fernando de Noronha WHAT DO YOU LIKE/DISLIKE? I like napping outside. Of recent, I like golf. I like a full day of mimosas. I don’t like almond extract. I don't like when people humiliate other people/ WHO WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE ON THE NEXT DEERDANA SHIRT? Val Kilmer, Vish and Charlie Miesmer embracing. Each wearing an initialed t shirt that together spelled T.O.M. Or Alec Baldwin.