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Event Archive - White Whale Recording Artist Castle Project, Locator, Astoria & Elias (formerly Second) @ UBC PIT PUB: Castle Project, Locator, Elias, Astoria

Sat. October 22nd 2005 8pm - 2am The Pit Pub - UBC (No Minors) 8pm - 2am
$10
Saturday, Oct 22nd IMU & CiTR present White Whale Recording Artist Castle Project, Locator, Elias (formerly Second) + Astoria @ UBC PIT PUB, 6138 SUB Boulevard, (UBC SUB Lower Level) . 8pm / $10 -:- Info: 604 822 6511

Be sure to join Castle Project this special evening as they unveil two brand new videos: "Broken Glass" (which debuted on Much Music's The Wedge) and "In Frustration" (filmed by Todd Duym). Joined by some of Vancouver's most intelligent and emotional artists, this will be a night to remember!

CASTLE PROJECT - "Fusing baroque charm with delicate embellishments of cello, synth and bombastic brass, Ryan Ostiguy does the impossible; creating a gorgeous pop record dedicated to the break up of his marriage. Think purer than Pedro the Lion. Think cooler than Coldplay. Think absolute fucking heartbreak." - Zulu Records http://www.castleproject.ca

LOCATOR - Fragmented guitars, glorious melodies and shimmering harmonies. "As far as I could tell, there was this band she'd seen. Something about guitar equations mixed with power tools. Melodies emerging from typewriters. She tried to demonstrate (humming a bit), but she wandered off before I could clarify exactly what it was she was trying to locate..." http://www.locatorband.com

ELIAS - Formerly known as SECOND, Elias deliver a stellar mix of dark, moody vocal melodies, original guitar riffs and haunting keyboards. http://www.eliasband.com

ASTORIA - Emerging from the Vancouver indie music scene, Astoria has quickly cemented an impressive original combination with potent vocal outpourings revealing blissed-out tension that is beautifully cradled by slashing delayed guitar, solid drumming and emotive bass lines. Their anthemic lyrics challenge listeners to awake from modern day slumber and embrace life to the fullest. http://www.astoriaband.com

Castle Project

Bio from Scratch Records: “Anyone who has truly felt love and then had that same love crushed will get this record. Ryan Ostiguy pours it all out with song writing that's straight from the heart and sad from the start... Ryan was the drummer and principal songwriter and founder of Vancouver’s own Spitfires. Ryan stepped out of the Spitfires to... more info

Locator (indie rock)

Fragmented Guitars. Sticky Basslines. Businesslike Drumming. All wrapped in glorious meoldies and shimmering harmonies. Braniac Pop that could only have been forged in the 21st century. more info

Elias

Elias is a Vancouver-based band comprised of brothers Brian (vocals, piano, guitar) and Jonathan Healy (bass) with lead guitarist Rob Tornroos and drummer Dominic Coletta. Together, they deliver an anthemic mix of dark, moody vocal melodies with original guitar riffs, haunting keyboards, and forceful rhythms. Having formed in 2005 and released t... more info

Astoria

Emerging from the Vancouver indie music scene, Astoria quickly cemented an impressive original combination of potent vocal outpourings, slashing delayed guitar, solid drumming and emotive bass lines. Their anthemic lyrics challenge listeners to awake from the modern day slumber, and to embrace life to the fullest. Formed in 2003, Astoria is inf... more info
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