Interview

Interview with Ryan of Seaway

May 29, 2018 Music

In February 2018, I had the pleasure of chatting with Ryan Locke, one of the vocalists in the Canadian pop-punk group, Seaway ahead of his set at the Vogue Theatre. We had a lil chat about his time in Vancouver (including the snow and hanging with some pals), touring with Neck Deep, where he’d like to Vacation, his favourite places in the world, and his hidden talents. We may have also talked about what happened in Portland? Below is anRead More

Interview with Nina Nesbitt

May 29, 2018 Film, Music

At the beginning of April 2018, the time came where, after waiting about 6 years, the lovely Nina Nesbitt graced Vancouver with her first ever set in the city. Getting to speak with Nina was a dream of mine come true, and it was the first time I experienced conducting an interview on film! We talked a bit about her time in Vancouver, touring with Jake Bugg, how her writing style has changed from her first album “Peroxide” to herRead More

Interview with Mikkel from The Foreign Resort

May 29, 2018 Music

After having a nice chat with Jason and Shannon from ACTORS, Jason shot me a message on Facebook, saying he had a friend who was interested in having a chat with me, Mikkel Jakobsen from the Danish group, The Foreign Resort. I spoke with Mikkel over the phone while he was in Austin, right after a completed crazy week for The Foreign Resort at SXSW in March 2018. We chatted about his experience at SXSW, his favourite parts about touringRead More

Interview with Manatee Commune

May 29, 2018 Music

Back in May 2017, my pal Daniel Young – aka the owner of VIES Magazine – shot me a message for one of the greatest last minute opportunities: covering Sasquatch! Music Festival 2017.  My friend Buhlebenkosi Chinhara, and I caught up with Grant Eadie, the mastermind behind Manatee Commune‘s classical influenced electronic art. Being so close to the border of Canada – hailing from Bellingham, Washington – we had a lovely chat talking about his favourite places in Bellingham, his second job,Read More

Interview with Lostboycrow

May 29, 2018 Music

In January 2018, I had the opportunity to interview someone who is arguably one of my favourite singers, Lostboycrow. I spoke with him on the phone for about 50 minutes and covered a wide range of topics with him. We chatted about the single he released that day “I’m a Sailor Not a Saleman,” what it’s like collaborating with his buddies flor, and Jimmy Harry. The progression and symbolism between each legend of his Traveler album. Hitting 100 million streamsRead More

Interview with Jake + Les of LANY

May 29, 2018 Music

In November 2017, I had the opportunity to interview one of my favourite bands, LANY. I spoke with Jake Goss and Les Priest for about 20 minutes about coffee, their adventures in the Philippines, album artwork, side projects (WRLDS and DREXLER), and of course, Jake’s mum! A full gallery of the interview is below. Interview photos by: Syd Wong. Instax photo by: Alexis Dayfoot.

Interview with Jason + Shannon of ACTORS

May 29, 2018 Music

In February 2018, ACTORS were gearing up to release their post-punk, straight out of the 80s influenced, debut record “It Will Come To You.” They came into Evolution 107.9, after I contacted their management about getting a song for the station, and having a chat with them. We discussed their ties to the local music scene, the design of their album artwork, stories from touring – including an experience straight out of Twin Peaks, and an encounter with THE LisaRead More

Interview with Hayley Kiyoko

May 29, 2018 Music

Alexis interviews Hayley Kiyoko on behalf of BCIT’s radio station, Evolution 107.9 before Kiyoko performs at the Rio Theatre in Vancouver, March 10, 2017. We discuss musical influences, including her Canadian influences and love for Metric and Arcade Fire, how her narrative has changed from her beginnings in music, her new single “Sleepover”, the LGBTQ+ Community, and she answers some fan questions. A full gallery of the show and interview are below. Concert photos by Alexis Dayfoot. Interview photos by MckennaRead More

Interview with Flint Eastwood

May 29, 2018 Music

In March 2018, Flint Eastwood finally made her way up to Vancouver for the first time, opening for PVRIS at the Vogue Theatre. I had the pleasure of chatting with Jax Anderson (aka Flint Eastwood) before she passionately delivered her songs to a somewhat shocked but willing audience. We talked about touring, her favourite experiences on the road, the ever-changing live-band lineup she tours with, why she made the switch from her career in video editing, and her love forRead More

Interview with Charlie Kerr

May 29, 2018 Music

In May 2017, I had the opportunity to interview one of Vancouver’s indie scene staples, front-man of JPNSGRLS and mastermind behind Matt and Sam’s Brother: Charlie Kerr. Chatting with Charlie came so easily, it was like having a conversation with an old friend. We talked about pets, his birthday, head injuries, touring, art, influences, the upcoming films “Ice Blue” and “Blackout”, future plans for Matt and Sam’s Brother, future plans for JPNSGRLS, and his opinion and detailed education on boyRead More