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Event Archive - The Sands, Joline Baylis, The Crackling

Fri. June 12th 2015 The Media Club (No Minors)
8:30 - 11:30pm doors at 8:00pm
Tickets at: Zulu Records, Highlife Records, Red Cat Records
Three strong bands from Vancouver BC. Some of the best players on our West Coast, playing beautiful tunes. Soulful and dramatic.
Doors open: 08:00

The Sands
"What a fantastic show! Hauntingly beautiful, achingly honest and super cool music performed flawlessly."

“Vancouver singer Julie McGeer and cellist/pianist-about-town Peggy Lee have created a charmingly idiosyncratic little keeper in their first joint foray as The Sands. Beast to Bone, produced with the help of West Coast violin iconoclast Jesse Zubot — who helmed Tanya Tagaq’s Polaris Music Prize-winning Animism last year — flutters between indie folk, jazz and experimentalism in beguiling fashion, its breathy vocals and lilting, gossamer melodies belying an undercurrent of toughness that occasionally manifests itself in knotty guitar tones and lyrical darkness. It’s quite a unique piece of work, casting a spell.” Hold On” is pure, sighing, brassy pop pleasure.”
- Ben Rayner, The Toronto Star

The Sands- Julie McGeer, Peggy Lee, JP Carter, Paul Rigby, Patrick Metzer, Barry Mirochnick

Joline is taking her soulfully written songs to new depths and new heights, by welcoming Kenton Loewen on drums (Dan Mangan and Blacksmith, The Crackling), Wynston Minckler on bass (Bocephus King) and Paul Pigat on electric guitar (Cousin Harley, Neko Case).

Kenton Loewen's The Crackling bring its unmistakable darkened warmth, and invitation to the sometimes bleak, often challenging yet mostly hopeful subject matter Lush with texture, deep with colour and free in its unbound expression,

Tickets will be on sale at Zulu, Red Cat and Highlife records $10.00

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The Sands had their The Beast to Bone Release at the China Cloud VancouverBC Feb 6th: "What a fantastic show! Hauntingly beautiful, achingly honest and super cool music performed flawlessly. Garnering great reviews across the country and beyond, the music of Beast to Bone hits Vancouver. Two longtime musical friends and collaborators celebrate ... more info
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