Five Minutes With: Montréal Pyschedelic-Pop band, Elephant Stone

Debuting a decade ago, the psych-pop creation of Rishi Dhir along with collaborators Miles Dupire (drums) and Robbie MacArthur (guitar), and Jason Kent (keys/guitar), Elephant Stone, have released five critically-acclaimed albums, toured extensively throughout North America and Europe, been nominated for the prestigious Polaris Music Prize and picked up praise from the likes of NPR, Brooklyn Vegan, Consequence of Sound, Rolling Stone, Clash Magazine and more. As a highly-regarded sitar player, Dhir has also collaborated with indie-rock icons (Beck) and legendary cult bands (The Brian Jonestown Massacre).

Elephant Stone

Name : Elephant Stone

Genre : Pyschedelic-Pop

Founded : 2009

# of albums : 5 LPs + 2 EPs

Latest album : Le voyage de M. Lonely dans la lune

Latest single : La fusée du chagrin

Latest vidéo :

Favourite musician growing up : James Jamerson (Motown bassist)

Favourite musician now : Beck

Guilty pleasure song : Tomorrow Never Knows – the Beatles

Live show ritual : Stretching and vocal warm ups

Favourite local artist : Seulement

EP ou LP ? LP

Night owl or early riser ? Definitely early riser.

Road or studio ? Studio

Do you have anything to promote ? New EP, Le voyage de M. Lonely dans la lune

Where can we follow you ?


Questions en rafale

Favourite local restaurant : Super Qualite

Favourite street ? Molson (Rosemont)… great neighbourhood

Favourite park ? Parc Beaubien…. it’s along my jogging route

Favourite music venue ? London?

Favourite local music store : Phonopolis