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Sat. September 10th 2005 8pm - 2am @  The Media Club (No Minors) 8pm - 2am
Saturday, Sept 10th IMU & CiTR present Hejira, Whitfield Tour Kick Off Party + Avatar @ The MEDIA CLUB

HEJIRA weave atmospheric rock with richly layered compositions built on guitars, synthesizers and drums. Expect to hear songs from their recently released self-titled CD: "Displaying a far-reaching sonic ambition, this disc marks Hejira as one of the Vancouver music scene's most intriguing up-and-comers." - The Georgia Straight http://www.hejira.us

WHITFIELD's musical roots are entwined with the UK alternative rock culture and possess a charming quality that combines sparkling soundscapes with powerfully layered dynamics. With haunting swells, high-pitched overtones, and lyrics of significance and beauty, Whitfield engulfs the listener and has been heralded as "The Best Band You've Never Heard" (The Kamloops Omega) http://whitfield.tk

AVATAR gets audiences moving with rhythm-driven songs that dazzle and energize. Avatar's versatile music is somewhere between Radiohead and Nirvana, with touches of Sonic Youth and Pink Floyd. http://www.vancitybands.com/bands/174/

The MEDIA CLUB -:- 695 Cambie Street . Doors 9pm -:- Info: 604 608-2871

Whitfield (British Alternative Rock)

Whitfield, whose musical roots are deeply entwined in the UK alternative rock culture, possess a mystical yet charming quality that combines sparkling soundscapes with powerfully layered dynamics. With haunting swells, high-pitched overtones, and lyrics of honesty and truth, Whitfield wholly engulfs the listener and commands a deep respect. Their s... more info

avatar (psychadelic grunge)

Combining raw energy and experimental soundscapes, Avatar creates meaning within melody, emotion and noise. The result, a sound that is accesible while maintaining musical complexity and integrity. Influences include, but are by no way limited to, Nirvana, Pink Floyd, Tool and Radiohead as well as various jazz and electronica bands. The philosophy... more info
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