RELEASE NEW STUDIO ALBUM
GANK ON JUNE 11, 2013
OFFER NEW TRACK “EXPERIMENTAL FICTION”
THE DANKS are drifters with a purpose. Their debut album Are You Afraid Of The Danks rallied up the critical masses across North America, and saw the former PEI foursome score adds at US radio and twice charting in the CMJ Top 200. Exclaim called the record: “a power pop-laden effort immersed in reverberating, clunky guitars and dizzying keyboards, with raspy yet balmy vocals.”
On June 11, 2013 they will unleash their second album GANK (Hidden Pony Records). The songs that don’t get your head banging will make you want to rip off your unitard. Today they offer brand new album track Experimental Fiction, channeling some of the best fuzzed out, shoegazing indie rock with a detectable spirit of The Jesus and Mary Chain and the generational slackery of The Strokes at: thedanks.com
SAID THE WHALE announces the first new music from the Vancouver-based quintet since last year’s critically-acclaimed full-length, Little Mountain. Today, the 2011 JUNO Award winners for New Group Of The Year reveal a little taste from their soon-to-be-instant-classic new track I Love You. The new track, a chugging, 70’s flavored, harmony rich, pop-rock tune is the title track from their new EP, produced by Tom Dobrzanski (The Zolas, We Are The City) as well as the band’s own Tyler Bancroft… and mixed by Gus Van Go and Werner F (The Stills, Rah Rah) which will be available to fans on June 18, 2013.
Those who saw Said The Whale rock out at SXSW to a packed house or open for Stars over the last month already got a sneak peak of I Love You, as it’s become a staple of their live set. The EP will be rounded out by three additional new tracks and will serve as a precursor to their eagerly anticipated new album, which is due this Fall. A full listing runs below. View the teaser video for “I Love You” at saidthewhale.com.
Exclaim.ca premiers the first in a series of teaser videos for the forthcoming Imaginary Cities ‘Fall of Romance’ LP.
Check it out here.
WE ARE THE CITY ANNOUNCE SOPHOMORE ALBUM
TO BE RELEASED ON JUNE 4, 2013
OFFER A DOCUMENTARY VIEW TO THE MAKING OF THEIR NEW ALBUM
TOUR ACROSS THE U.S. SUPPORTING HEY OCEAN! STARTING MARCH 22
We Are The City, the BC-based progressive rock trio, has weathered a few career twists and turns. On the heels of their debut album, In A Quiet World, they swiftly (and modestly) claimed first place in the inaugural Peak Performance Project landing the group $150,000 in funding in January of 2010. They went on to release the critically appreciated High School EP in 2011 – declared to be a “mini-masterwork.” The vacillations of We Are The City’s home base and core band members and the upheaval of any creative process has ultimately failed to derail the band’s musical momentum.
Today, We Are The City announce their sophomore album, Violent will be released this June 4, 2013 on Hidden Pony Records.
The reunited and reinvigorated group saw this new album take shape in the confines of a condemned house, dubbed the Magic House (which was ultimately demolished) and the entire process documented by the band in video webisodes. A trailer for Violent is available here.