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Interview with I, The Mountain: Touring, New Album, & Advice for Smaller Bands

There’s nothing better than a small band making big moves, and that’s exactly what I, the Mountain is conquering in the Canadian music scene. Not only did they just get back from a successful 25-show tour, but they are also releasing a new album in April 2020. The cherry on top is that they scored an opening spot for The Strumbellas at The Phoenix Concert Theatre on January 25 alongside The Darcys. With all of these impressive stepping stones, the band is clearly on the road to success.

With great curiosity, we wanted to dive in and learn more about how they operate as a band and what touring was like for them. We also asked if they had any advice for smaller bands, and boy, did Matt Lamers, lead vocalist, deliver.

The band started out as a trio in Peterborough in 2012, but they then added two new faces and grew into an abundant quintet now based in Kitchener. The original three were all named Matthew, so you can imagine that it got confusing at times. Lamers told us about…