Denim On Denim CD Release Shows:
April 9 - Courtenay BC @ Avalanche w/ Yukon Blonde & In-Flight Safety
April 10 - Vancouver BC @ 560 w/ We Are The City
April 16 - Estevan SK @ ECS
April 17 - Yorkton SK @ The Spot
April 20 - Lethbrdige AB @ Henotic
April 21 - Edmonton AB @ Black Dog
April 22 - Canmore AB @ Canmore Hotel
April 23 - Saskatoon SK @ Amigos
April 24 - Regina SK @ The Exchange
May 1 - Moose Jaw SK @ Library Theatre
Denim on Denim will be released on April 13,
2010(Young Soul Records /EMI). Young Soul Records is the most recent
label to join a decorated EMI Label Services roster alongside the likes
of: Arts & Crafts, Hidden Pony, Secret City, Ultra Records, Century
Media and Side One Dummy - all utilizing EMI Music Canada’s
distribution and services reach.Denim on Denim was
(painstakingly) recorded in Regina in the back of a local dance studio.
Staying true to their objective of documenting spacious and concise pop
songs meant omitting dozens of ideas and tracks from the final mixes.
Yet, the record is still teeming with instrumentation - guitars and
keys, horns and synths, and (of course) the occasional feedback loop.
Denim on Denim was produced by Library Voices and Orion Paradis and
features guest appearances from co-prairie musicians and friends in
Woodpigeon, Rah Rah, Sylvie, Northcote, as well as Andy Shauf. Right
down to the die-cut album packaging - the exterior cut-away lightening
bolt revealing the denim inner sleeve, demonstrates the attention to
detail that extends to every corner of their work.As with their
previous EP, Denim On Denim is rich with cultural reference. Stan Getz
and Fyodor Dostoevsky make cameos in songs about late night escapades.
Similarly, Haruki Murakami, Charles Bukowski, Dennis Wilson, and Gram
Parsons (among others) weave their way through tales of indulgence,
promiscuity, modern living, and the forthcoming apocalypse. This is
feel good music for an audience with a conscience (albeit likely, a
Lead single from Denim on Denim - Drinking Games is
available at www.cbcradio3.com
unabashed celebration of the term 'pop music' has at times, been met by
confusion, leading some to expect bubble gum or auto-tuned FM shine.
Although apologetic for the misunderstanding the band stands behind the
term. They could have called it,
“Post-Twee-Power-Folk-Nu-Beach-LoFi-Modern-Indie”- but they didn't.
It's pop. Just pop. You know, like The Stranger, The Zombies, and