Getting to Know: Dreamy and Steamy Rockers, Boat Culture

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In today’s Getting to Know, we meet Boat Culture. A dreamy and steamy rock act that longs for kiddie pools and beer backstage. If you are an indie artist or in an indie band that would like to partake in a Getting to Know feature, contact [email protected] to receive the questionnaire and instructions. Thanks!

Band Name: Boat Culture
Band Members: Sam Myles (lead vocals, guitar), Duncan Boyd: (guitar, vocals), Paul Hayman (bass) and Chad Courneya (drums).
Years Active: 1
City of Origin: Toronto, ON.
Latest Release: Half Old EP

Who are you and what do you do?
“We write rock tunes to make out to.”

In 20 words or less, how would you describe your band?
“Four piece rock n’ roll band; loud, melodic music with an overall feeling of yearning and hopefulness for the future. Our influences include Christopher Owens, Ariel Pink and Strange Boys.”

Why should people care about your band?
“Because we make tight sounds and we love each other.”

What is the most hilarious, frightening, or weird thing you have seen from the stage or while on the road?
“Girls dancing”

If you become a band that eventually fills stadiums or arenas, what would be the most ridiculous thing you’d require backstage?
“Kiddie pool and beer. It’s been way too hot in this damn city.”

Which band could your band defeat in a street fight? What methods would you use to ensure victory?
“Our friends in the band PONY. We’d take them down with water guns.”

What is the most pretentious thing you’ve seen or heard from another musician/band? Did you love it or hate it?
Anything Kanye West says. And, we love it cause he’s dope and always right.”

How do you feel about smartphones lighting up concert venues instead of lighters?
“Neither is cool.”

If you had to be a tribute act for just one band, who would it be and why?
“The Rolling Stones…because they’re The Stones, man.”

Is it better to burnout than to fade away?
“Burnout…because of Neil Young.”

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