Getting to Know: East Coast Rock act, Little You, Little Me


In today’s Getting to Know, we meet Little You, Little Me, an East Coast rock act that once counted a K9 as a club gig crowd member. If you are an indie artist or in an indie band that would like to partake in a Getting to Know feature, contact to receive the questionnaire and instructions. Thanks!

LittleYouLittleMeBand Name: Little You, Little Me
Band Members: Gavin Downes (vocals, guitar), Corey Bonnevie (vocals, guitar), Geoff Smith (bass, backing vocals) and Michael Milburn (drums)>
Years Active: 4 or 5
City of Origin: Saint John, NB.
Latest Release: What Have You Been Doing With Yer Time?

Who are you and what do you do?
“I’m Corey and I sing and play guitar.”

In 20 words or less, how would you describe your band?
“We’re a band brought up from low incomes and poor attitudes and we make semi-melodic noise. We’re pretty energetic too.”

Why should people care about your band?
“No one has to care about our band, but if they do, that’s cool.”

What is the most hilarious, frightening, or weird thing you have seen from the stage or while on the road?
“Anything funny usually comes from Geoff being too intoxicated. English becomes difficult and he’ll say or do silly things. Aside from him, we had a dog sit at the bar at one of our shows. That was kinda weird.”

If you become a band that eventually fills stadiums or arenas, what would be the most ridiculous thing you’d require backstage?
“We’ll never fill stadiums, trust me. I’ve put some time thinking about this one and I can’t even think of ridiculous things. We’ll get whatever Katy Perry or Lady Gaga would ask for.”

Which band could your band defeat in a street fight? What methods would you use to ensure victory?
“We’re not fighters. We’d probably lose in any street fight. We’d only practice methods of escape.”

What is the most pretentious thing you’ve seen or heard from another musician/band? Did you love it or hate it?
“Nothing really worth mentioning, sorry.”

How do you feel about smartphones lighting up concert venues instead of lighters?
“Smartphones are more practical than lighters. So, smartphones.”

If you had to be a tribute act for just one band, who would it be and why?
“Very hard to pick just one band that we have common ground on. I want to say Eric’s Trip or Thrush Hermit – mainly to share some East Coast love.”

Is it better to burnout than to fade away?
“Burnout, if it means we all die simultaneously. Fade away, if it means we make too many records (50 or more).”

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