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The Stringers: Profile + Interview

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The Stringers: Interview

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The first words that comes to your mind when you hear Inspiration, Passion, and Strength

Inspiration: Mom

Passion: Vino

Strength: My brus & my chinas.

Who are you? (Answer how you interpret this question)

"I am on the mend, at least now I can say that I am trying."

Why do you do what you do?

My friends let me. Blame them.

When did you know this is what you wanted to do, and what events led you to choose it?

When myself, Kyle, Jordan and Steve nailed down our first original song and just looked at one another across the jamspace with shit eating grins on our faces. We had something. It wasn't big, it may have not even been that good, but it was something, and it was ours. I’m cheesy.

Toughest thing you had to overcome to do what you do? And what/who helped you?

Realizing you can’t expect anything from it. Just do it. There's no "cool" mantra to maintain. That’s fake. You’re going to get judged. You have to be you in your music and onstage, and that can be scary. Scary is not fake, and scary is good.

Has anyone/anything ever inspired you to become who you are (to follow your dreams)? Have you ever inspired anyone directly?

I guess I kind of get inspired by everyone and everything. There's no one real pinnacle moment, but many of them. Sometimes I wonder if I have inspired someone. How scary would that be?

One mistake that you made in your journey? How have you learnt from them?

I think there was a point where I thought "we have to do this thing now or else what's the point?" when in reality there are no steps to follow. No one can tell you how to be a musician/be in a band. There's no 10 step buzzfeed article on this. Well there might be, but it probably sucks.

Upcoming projects? Plans/goal? (about anything, if you have any)

New single and music video! Doing more shows this summer than all last year combined! Being road dogs while remaining as hygienic as possible. Maybe meet a nice lady. Kickstart my hip hop career.

What advice would you give to other people? (Just about life in general - It could be about anything)

I don’t give a shit if your daddy is rich or poor. We were all born into fire, so have mercy. Take on the backstreets together. Earn every glass. Joggers are incredibly comfortable.

Say anything you want, about anything (Last words)

Hi Graeme, you rock.

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The Stringers: Profile

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Full name

Marco Dante Ferraris

Age

22

Place of Birth? (city, country)

Almonte, Canada

Where you live now? (city, country)

Ottawa, Canada

Origins (where parents are from)? (city, country)

Simon’s Town, South Africa & Renfrew, Canada

First Language?

ENG

What do you do? (Profession/Occupation)

School, work, The Stringers

How long have you been doing it?

Really long, kind of long, not that long.

Fav Song

Thunder Road by Bruce Springsteen

Fav Musician/Vocal artist/Rapper/Singer

Musician: Bruce Springsteen

Vocal Artist: Florence Welch (Florence & The Machine)

Rapper: Watkin Tudor Jones (Ninja)

Singer: Brian Fallon (The Gaslight Anthem)

Fav Movie

Wedding Crashers. It's got everything.

Fav Actor/Actress

Actor: Bill Murray

Actress: Meryl Streep

Fav Clothing brand

Gildan band tees, ahaaa.

Fav Visual artist/Photographer/Filmaker/Dancer/Choreographer

Visual Artist: Joan Cornellà

Photographer: Andrew Lessard (Lessard Images)

Filmaker: Neill Blomkamp, Michael McLaughlin (Seek Artistry)

Dancer: Beyonce

Choreographer: Alex Giroux

Fav Sport to watch

Hockey. I get into it.

Fav Sport to play

I ride my bike on mountains sometimes

 

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Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

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