By Chris Bryson
Slow Dancers recently returned to Winnipeg to release their newest mini album, Philadelphus. The new album returns to Slow Dancers’ expansively emotive folk – slow and dreamy, sparse and serene, vocals atop a whisper, with stories to make the mind wander. Continue reading “Slow Dancers”
by Shanell Dupras
For Slow Dancers, things have gotten off to a bit of a slow start. Guitarist and songwriter Jesse Hill, bass player Marie-France Hollier, and drummer Cole Woods set up in the studio and recorded their debut full length album, Day After Rain, two years ago, but the album was never officially released. Continue reading “Slow Dancers :: Day After Rain finally sees the light”
by Darcy Penner
This Saturday, October 13th, 2012, Winnipeg post-rock five-piece Departures will be celebrating the release of their debut full length, Still and Moving Lines (released October 9th on Borana Records). Recorded by Howard Bilerman between Private Ear in Winnipeg and Hotel2Tango in Montréal and mastered by Bob Weston, the album is already turning heads. Graeme Wolfe, Nick Liang, and Rob Gardiner (the band is rounded out by Alannah Walker and Steve Kesselman) sat down with Stylus to answer a few questions ahead of the show. The following is an edited transcript.
Check out the full album stream here. The show is at Ace Art Inc.(290 McDermot Ave.), with Slow Dancers opening. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door, and available at Into the Music, Music Trader, and through the band members. Doors at 9:30 PM.
Continue reading “Departures :: Q+A”