Vancouver Canada

Interview with I M U R

July 13, 2018 Film, Music

Above is Part 1 of the chat I had with Vancouver’s future bass R&B babes, I M U R. Amine Bouzaher (bass/violin), Jenny Lea (vocals/keys), and Mikey J Blige (production/guitar) speak about their beginnings in music, moving around, cultural influences, their first albums, how Mikey got into production, changing majors in university, when Jenny and Mikey first met, the influence of R&B, and sexual autonomy. In Part 2 the band shares how Amine become a permanent fixture in the group,Read More

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 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 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

Interview with SHAED

May 25, 2018 Film, Music

Above is Part 1 of the chat I had with SHAED before they played at the Orpheum on May 8, 2018. Spencer Ernst (guitar, production), Chelsea Lee (vocals), Max Ernst (keys, production) from Washington, D.C. based electro-pop trio, SHAED. In Part 1 they talk about their beginnings in music, Christmas, moving in together as a band, home-studio vs working on the road, their upcoming music, influences on their upcoming material, working with Manatee Commune, and album artwork done by RachelRead More

Interview with Cub Sport

May 16, 2018 Film, Music

Above is the first part of a chat I had with Drummer Dan Puusaari, keyboardist Sam “Bolan” Netterfield, frontman Tim Nelson, and guitarist Zoe Davis from Australian indie pop band Cub Sport. This was recorded in front of the Toiletsnake Mural behind the Fox Cabaret in Vancouver on May 2, 2018 for FaceCulture as a part of my internship. In the first part, we chat about being in the place that Tim and Sam got together (Vancouver), the context of This IsRead More