Tuesday, April 19, 2016

#CMW Artist Showcase - The Fontaines

We had a quick chat with this duo as they are getting ready to perform at Canadian Music Week. Don't miss their performance in Toronto!

Hammer Records: Tell us what you think of when you think Canadian Music?
The Fontaines: Leonard Cohen & "The Safety Dance".... what an awful band name that would make.

Hammer Records: How did you get involved in Canadian Music Week?
The Fontaines: We got involved after a lot of different people said we should play CMW this year. We performed at CMJ in New York, and that has a similar vibe so we figured it would be a cool excuse to see a new country.

Hammer Records: What do you have planned for Canadian Music Week?
The Fontaines: Festivals are this unique combination of chaos and tight scheduling, so, I'd say that besides our showcase we'll be making appearances around town. I also wanna try your maple syrup and maybe hear a few accents.

Hammer Records: What message do you want to send to Canadians listening to your music?
The Fontaines: Well, we're really excited that this is our introduction into the Canadian music scene. We hope people dig the tunes and wanna come hang with us in California.

Hammer Records: Whats coming up for you?

The Fontaines: We are about to release our second EP, "The Fontaines ii"! It's available for pre-downloading on our bandcamp. We'll be going on tour this summer, as well as writing and recording. We're really doing it all right now! Happy days! 
You can find us on 
Soundcloud: https://m.soundcloud.com/thefontaines), Spotify, iTunes, Twitter, Tumblr:(http://thatfontainesound.tumblr.com), Instagram. You name it, we've got it. We love chatting with the people who like our music through social media! 

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