Bear Claps: Interview

The second interview I did on July 23rd was Ottawa band Bear Claps.
The members consist of:
Derek Ledoux
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Jenna Johnson
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Tyson Everitt
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I interview them at the chinese restuarant Imperial Palace on Dalhousie St.
Audio interview click here (unedited)
How would you describe Bear Claps music for first time listeners?
Derek: Pop music, more nitty gritty which is more electronic music and pull in folk and rock
Who are your influences?
Derek: Radiohead, Pavement, Modest Mouse
Jenna: Blur
Tyson: Brian Eno, Boards of Canada, My Bloody Valentine

Favorite venues in Ottawa?
All three:Babylon
Derek: Blacksheep Inn
Tyson: Dekcuf used to do webcast shows.

Who have you played with local or out of town musicians?
Locally: New Teeth, Silver Birch Society, Ennuie, Adam Saikaley
Out of town: Mina May, Bruce Peninsula

What’s coming up for Bear Claps?
Going into the studio to make an official EP

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