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Sonic Unyon recording artsts: the Ghost is Dancing, the Coast, The Arbitrarys, White Lung

Mon. July 16th 2007 10:00 doors at 9:00 The Lamplighter (No Minors) 10:00 doors at 9:00
Sonic Unyon recording artists from Toronto the Ghost is Dancing seem to draw relentless comparassion to orchestral pop contemporaries the Arcade Fire, in both style & effectiveness, though only in the best of faith.

Recorded on the shores of Lake Ontario on Toronto Island, The Darkest Spark is the first full-length by the indie-rock collective known as The Ghost is Dancing. 2006 saw the release of TGID's joyful and energetic debut EP, exploding with a barely contained pop feel the new band mates had channeled in the basement practice space of their Toronto group house. Now (mostly) out of school, the indie-rock collective have swapped roommates and also added the expert skills of Alt Altman on horn and guitar, Lesley Davies on backing vocals and Ben "Mountain Man" Deschamps on strings. Along with these transformations, they signed with Sonic Unyon Records and set about recording their first full-length album.

Toronto's the Coast, locals White Lung & Prince George's the Arbitrarys opening.

the Ghost is Dancing (Indie Orchestral pop/rock)

"Madcap marching band meets high-energy pop hooks, where trumpet fanfares compete with shout-along group verses and choruses. Even the most stone-cold corpse couldn't sit still through one of their live performances." –Sarah Liss, NOW Magazine Recorded on the shores of Lake Ontario on Toronto Island, The Darkest Spark is the first full-length... more info

The Arbitrarys (Melodramatic/Alternative/Indie)

Since the latter half of 2006 the Arbitrarys have been writing performing and recording from their home of Prince George, British Columbia. They are comprised of songwriters Naomi Kavka and Josh Sandu. Together they combine Kavka’s classical discipline with Sandu’s knack for melancholy pop hooks. Utilizing guitar cello piano and harmonies over ... more info

White Lung (New Wave Punk)

Mix the punk venom of some of the more notorious riot grrrl bands of the 90s with the guitar noodling and tempo of UK post punk by way of John Reis and you get something pretty close to WHITE LUNG. more info
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