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Event Archive - Low Spin, We Need Surgery, Voices in the Attic

Tue. February 1st 2011 9:00pm - 1:00am doors at 8:00pm The Biltmore Cabaret (No Minors) 9:00pm - 1:00am doors at 8:00pm
$5 at the door
Heavily influenced by alternative, 80's, atmospheric and various indie-pop sounds; Low Spin projects a style that has been repeatedly described as "alternative dark-pop". With melodic and poetic lyrics along with synths, strings, samples and catchy beats, this local Vancouver band brings sweet sorrow with a slight edge to a dreamy dancefloor. Just finishing recording their debut EP with local hero Howard Redekopp (Tegan & Sara, Mother Mother, New Pornographers), Low Spin is coming out of the burrows to bring forth their infectious sound.

We Need Surgeryis a band formed in South Korea. Since early 2007 the band played the Asian live circuit based in Seoul, where it had a major impact on the local Indie music scene. The band was one of garageband.com's highest-rated bands in 2008. In addition to becoming one of the most popular live bands in Korea, We Need Surgery spawned and encouraged many Korean bands and musicians who have started to play the band’s brand of "retro dance punk".

Low Spin (Dark Pop)

In 2009 lead vocalist/guitar player Rene Botha teamed up with drummer Jen Foster to start a melodic experiment as a side project along side their long run in Vancouver bands. A casual 2 person endeavor evolved into a 4-piece project with Jessie Robertson joining on bass and Mark Crickmay on lead guitar and synth. Melodic and poetic lyrics along ... more info

We Need Surgery

WE NEED SURGERY is a band formed in South Korea. Since early 2007 the band played the Asian live circuit based in Seoul, where it had a major impact on the local Indie music scene. The band was one of garageband.com's highest-rated bands in 2008. In addition to becoming one of the most popular live bands in Korea, We Need Surgery spawned and encour... more info

Voices in the Attic (Attic Jams)

If U2 and Radiohead (circa 1994) got in a fight backstage over the last pint of Guiness then the result would be Voices in the Attic. Four Vancouver music-scene vets came together in the Attic of an old house in the Kitsilano neighbourhood to form the band. The house on 4th Avenue has been a gathering place for artists and musicians since the hippi... more info
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