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Event Archive - AU4, ARCTIC + BRADLEY: bradley, ARCTIC, Au4

Fri. November 17th 2006 10 doors at 9 Backstage Lounge (No Minors) 10 doors at 9
$10
. Friday, November 17th IMU & CiTR present AU4, ARCTIC + BRADLEY @ The BACKSTAGE LOUNGE on Granville Island (1585 Johnston St.) . 9pm / $10

AU4 - Vancouver-based electronic ensemble AU4 (pronounced Oh-Four) write music that explores and celebrates the endless forces that shape and bind us in an uplifting, ethereal trip through the rhythms of nature and the nature of dreams, mixing blissed-out ambience with melodic, fairytale songs. Drawing from trip-hop, ambient and dreampop styles, AU4 features the haunting vocals of Ben Wylie, who scripted the band's fantastical stories of love and life. http://www.au4-audio.com

ARCTIC conjures up a rich live experience by recording live guitar loops and constructing each song before the audience. Layers of haunting melodies cascade on top of richly improvised arrangements, with intertwining vocals and guitar melded into a chilled and airy soundscape. http://www.projectarctic.com

BRADLEY - Dark, sexy, low bassy thuds combine with flowy, trancelike vocals to form dim and swirling drug-party music. http://www.bradley.bz

bradley (Electro pop)

"Finally, a true fusion of electronic, acoustic, and traditional song writing techniques and the fascinatingly refreshing results they can achieve. bust it..." getunderground.com “This disc has a kind of dark electro Daniel Ash/Love & Rockets feel. Low bassy thuds carry much of the melody, crashing electro drums. It's ... more info

ARCTIC (Acoustic Looping POP)

ARCTIC began as a solo expedition from the North, but has expanded into a cross-Canadian adventure. The project emerged from frontman Marcus Martin's desire to never, ever be in another band again. After a childhood spent on the land in the isolated Northwest Territories of Canada, the guitarist travelled to the metropolis of Toronto and became ... more info

Au4 (Downtempo / Shoegaze)

AU4 - Vancouver-based electronic ensemble AU4 (pronounced: oh-four) write music that explores and celebrates the endless forces that shape and bind us in an uplifting, ethereal trip through the rhythms of nature and the nature of dreams, mixing blissed-out ambience with melodic, fairytale songs. Drawing from trip-hop, ambient and dreampop styles, A... more info
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