A Chat With: Leanwytch

Suh dudes! Today we bring you the man, the myth, the legend, Ottawa’s favourite Englishman, Leanwytch. Leanwytch took the time to answer the our questions while finishing his tour with his other project, Skybound.

1. How would you describe your sound?

It’s definitely emotional music, emo rap I guess?

2. Who are your influences?

thenightyouleft, exiled from light, thy light, elderwind, mainly black metal bands lol especially with the new material

3. What’s on the horizon for your music in 2019/2020?

More experimenting, stretching out into different genres really excited mate.

4. What is your creative process?

I don’t really have one to be honest with you, I’m blaow every day though, always haha

5. Where do you draw inspiration from?

Life experiences mainly, old lore from around the world as well

6. How do you deal with nerves before a show?

Smoke loud mate

7. Fave venue in Ottawa?

Definitely ask a punk, its one of the main pillars that’s keeping the Ottawa music scene alive it brings everybody together in a way that you couldn’t get in bigger venues, its special you know?

8. Craziest thing you’ve seen at a show?

Honestly nothing’s been too wild except for me/the band after a show haha. There was this old dude square dancing to my band Skybound on the tour we just finished, that was pretty groovy if you ask me.

9. Any shout outs you want to make?

My bands (Skybound, Martyrs), my mates over the pond in the U.K, Drifted, crushing deathcore man super tight. My family, piss clique and ghost mob. Kaleidoscope Horse definitely, one on of my favorite bands and good friends of mine lastly Salem Trials, they’re up and coming in Ottawa suuper promising band man, they’re tearing it up out here!

10. Social media links/music links

insta: @leanwytch

soundcloud: /leanwytch

fb: /leanwytchatmidnight

bandcamp: /leanwytchatmidnight

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