False Face recently (okay, not so recently) recorded another group of songs with Matt Rogalsky. They’re available for download and in a run of 50 c10s. Download them here: http://falseface.bandcamp.com or buy them here: http://www.thingitself.com Stream Lifeboat / Bad Coach / I Channel the Animals below or download it.
The Gertrudes performed at Kingston’s fourth annual Kingston Unplugged as part of the city’s Earth Hour celebrations. Kingston surpassed the national average of 2.1% energy deduction, with 3.1%, despite the chilly weather. Check out the video!
Friday, March 18th, 7pm @ The Queen Street United Church, $5 Purveyors par excellence of three-minute synthpop gems, straight-ahead indie-rock beaters, and swooney chamber-pop ballads, Hooded Fang’s EP (Sept 2008) and full-length debut album (Oct 2010) have been critically acclaimed. The band has appeared on Q with Jian Ghomeshi, been featured on Degrassi Takes Manhattan,
Friday February 11th Thesis Sahib (London electro/hip-hop) Unconscious Encore (Toronto hip-hop/rock) Kinetiq Crew (Kingston breakdance) 8PM @ The Mansion Saturday February 12th Jesse Zubot (Vancouver experimental) Decomposing Pianos (Kingston experimental/ambient) workshop 3PM @ The Mansion performance 8PM @ The Mansion Sunday February 13th Handsome Molly (Kingston bluegrass) Lake of Stew (Montreal old time) 3PM @ Grant Hall All shows $7 at the
Sunday, February 6th, 2-5pm @ The Mansion (509 Princess St.) Admission by donation/ A family friendly event Please come to this benefit concert for Alba Marquez. Performances by Kyra and Tully, the Gertrudes, and Spencer Evans. See the attached PDF below. Benefit Concert on February 6th
Ghost Town, final number from The Old Haunt, formerly known as The House Is Black, AKA Mr Lucas Huang. A trio performance, with Chris Trimmer, electronics & Matt Rogalsky, slide guitar. Get the track here!
The Apple Crisp Music Festival runs Friday Feb 11th – Sunday Feb 13th at various downtown Kingston venues. This year’s festival will feature a wide spectrum of performances & workshops including: hip-hop, (Thesis Sahib), break-dance, (Kinetiq Crew) and experimental, (Jesse Zubot w/ Decomposing Pianos). Please stay tuned for more information about the festival! Jesse
Saturday, January 29th, 8PM at The Mansion (509 Princess St.) $5 at the door / 19+ Entire Cities, led by Simon Borer, is as much about their message as their sound. Critics have quickly picked up on his deeply poetic lyrics amidst the raucously ragged music. Borer’s songwriting is “meticulous and raw,”* at turns plain-spoken
Kingston’s Swamp Ward Orchestra rips through three new tracks — download them below! The group is heading to the Calgary Folk Fest and other far-flung shows in the summer of 2011. Alison Gowan is on hurdy gurdy and upright bass, Jan Le Clair plays accordion and cello, Laura Murray plays cello and banjo, and everyone sings, with