PHNTMS take on the A-Z challenge

Our A-Z challenge is a fun way to get to know the many bands and artists out there. Here its the turn of PHNTMS – one of our new favourite bands – to tell us all about themselves.

A song that made you want to make music?

The Zombies – Time of the Season

Best rider you’ve had?

Opening up for Kings of Leon, beer, whiskey and the best food ever.

Craziest moment you’ve experienced in the band?

Playing infront of 15,000 people.

Deepest lyric one of your songs features?

Towers has some pretty deep lyrics.

Easiest song you wrote?

Back Burner came to us in a flash.

Favourite song in your set?

Back Burner or Towers

Guest you’d most like to feature on your record?

James Veck-Gilodi from Deaf Havana

Hardest thing about being in a band?

Getting your music out there to people

Interesting fact about one of your members?

Mikal has perfect pitch.

The key to writing a song?

Don’t over think it and try to sound like someone else.

Longest distance you’ve travelled to play a show?

Across the country

Most inspiring musician you’ve experienced?

Meeting Jack White. Thats a good story haha.

New band you’d recommend?

The Night Game

Opening for this band would be ideal?

Biffy Clyro

Place you’d most like to tour?

UK or Japan.

Quote you’d like to pass on to our readers?

Just true to yourself in every aspect of life.

Reason for the title of your forthcoming/recent single?

The song is called “Honesty” and its all about it, just be honest to people and you can never go wrong.

See us live at?

Great question. Check out our Spotify and instagram right now! PHNTMS , @phntmsband

The old days of music were better than the current, do you agree?

Absolutely, everything wasn’t shut down haha!

Unusual merchandise?

Is it? We have t-shirts and hoodies!

Variations you’d like to do on any of your songs?

We’ve done acoustic sets before and they went over really well. We’d love to have some electronic artists remix one of our songs.

What do your fans mean to you?

Everything, we legit cannot do this with out them.

X-rays or any treatments needed for band related injuries?

We really hope not…

You’re late for a show, whose fault is it?

We are always on time somehow and never blame anything on 1 person.

Zoo animal that best describes the personality of the band?

Lets be wild and free, not in zoos.

Elizabeth Birt

July 17, 2020

Band management assistant. Goth princess and lover of all things music and sport.


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