Bernice sees Robin Dann's songs brought to life by Thom Gill, Colin Fisher, Dan Fortin, Felicity Williams and Phil Melanson -- some of Toronto's most amazing musicians (members of THOMAS, Not The Wind, Not The Flag, Bahamas and more) in gloriously ascending joybursts. Given that crew's ties to the local improvised/avant scenes, it's no surprise that there's a lot of subtle tricks lurking under the soulful grooves. Joe Strutt chatted with Robin online.
Purveyors of: Synth jams simultaneously doleful and animated, with fetching bass hooks and cherub-like vocals File next to: Wild Nothing, Chromatics, New Order, Cut Copy Playing next: WL616 – Saturday Sept. 13 at Smiling Buddha.
Forged in the sine wave, Toronto synth-pop band Zords attempt to make you move your bod while floating through the cosmic delight that is their live performance. With driving hooks and complementary dazzling projections, I promise you will be leaving the venue highly satisfied with your night choice. If not, you can punch my face. HARD! Catch them at Wavelength 616 at the Smiling Buddha on September 13, performing with Animal Faces, ctznshp, and WHIMM.