“Métis Myth Making” | Interview with Ghostkeeper

Ghostkeeper’s Grassy Plains is a guitar fueled artistic statement, an art rock fantasy. Read our discussion with the band below.

Describe your sound in three words.

Métis Myth Making

Tell us a few things about Grassy Plains. What is the story behind the song?

We sought to capture the story of lovers in a dystopian time who lament the distance between them as they struggle to find each other in one realm or another.

How do you think your sound has evolved over time (if at all?)

Our sound has evolved with our change in collaborators,Eric Hamelin and Ryan Bourne who help us realize our vision and add their own exciting interpretations as well.

Your sound has a strong dose of psychedelia. Which artists lead the Neo-psychedelia sound nowadays?

Not too sure about that but Astral Swans, Joyful Talk,Ryan Bourne, Mdou Moctar and Les Filles de Illighadad are some artists/bands that are inspiring us.

If Grassy Plains was the soundtrack of an post-apocalyptic movie/book, which one would it be?

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell or The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline

In which state of mind do you imagine people might listen to your music?

Nostalgic rock n roll celebratory family bond (cousins, Aunties and Uncles) state of mind.

What is the story behind your name?

Ghostkeeper is Shane’s last name it is a loose translation for describing a lineage of mashkiki (medicine).

What would you say is your biggest vice?

Answer dark chocolate and fantasy novels

Thank you!

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