Deli: How did the band start and where did the band name, Random Variables, come from?
Random Variables: The three of us met in grad school and worked together as teaching assistants. Moreover, we all shared this great lab space in the bowels of our department's building. Through the course of casual conversation, we discovered that we all not only loved rock, but could play it too. So, when our department announced a "Coffeehouse" event, we decided to put something together; mostly covers, but we also wrote a few parody songs about professors, courses, etc.
Of course, we couldn't just be "Three Grad Students Playing Covers and Goofy Songs," so...click here to read the rest of the interview with Random Variables.
Listen: Random Variables -- "Distract"