Best Fern is a Montreal Ambient/Dream Pop Duo formed by Nick Schofield and NYC’s Alexia Avina who recently released their debut EP “On and On”. We spoke with them to find out more about their influences and projects.
# of Albums:
Earth then Air
On and On
Favourite musician growing up:
Alexia: Linkin Park
Favourite musician now:
Nick: Charli XCX
Guilty pleasure song:
Nick: 5 Seconds of Summer – Youngblood
Alexia: Pieces of Me (Ashlee Simpson)
Live show ritual:
Nick: Post-show late night food
Alexia: Either eat crazy early or late dinner so to not eat too close to singing
Favourite local musician:
Nick: Thanya Iyer
Alexia: Cedric Noel
EP or LP?
Early bird or night owl?
Nick: Night owl
Road or studio?
Alexia: Studio definitely
Any shows or albums coming up?
New album Earth Then Air out now via Backward Music Group
Where can we follow you?
Rapid Fire Montréal Qs
What is your favourite local restaurant?
Alexia: Resonance RIP
What is your favourite street in your city and why?
Nick: Saint-Viateur, for all the good food
Alexia: Park, so classic, or St Laurent
What is your favourite park in your city and why?
Nick: The mountain, for the sun through the trees
Alexia: Père-Marquette, for the chillest vibes, favourite pool too
What is your favourite music venue in your city?
Nick: PHI Centre
Alexia: Casa del Popolo
What is your favourite music store in your city?
Nick: Moog Audio
Alexia: Honestly I didn’t frequent one enough to say