Using this insightful comment from Mark Twain as their banner, Clothes Make The Man have taken Canada by storm. The Toronto-based band, which is comprised of vocalist Ryan McLennan, guitarist Scott Henry, drummer Phil Wilson and bassist Ross Machon, released a new EP on November 2 and has been touring through Ontario and Quebec to promote it. I caught up with Ryan McLennan and Ross Machon before their show at Montreal’s Absynthe to talk about music, movies, Canada and Ryan Reynolds.
Q: That’s a really interesting name. How did you come up with it?