The release of our 2018 alt-rock EP “Us on a Bus” brought our band to a whole new level and opened interesting new doors. To follow up on that success, we released a jangling folk single “Grenadine”, which hit the airwaves on FM, Satellite and college radio, plus received intense local acclaim. We also gained the attention of industry wizards abroad, and some awesome playlists which connected us with tons of new fans! We played some really incredible shows all over Ontario, including a few festivals and even finally made it to Montreal for a special 5 year anniversary show (complete with a custom cake)! Most recently, we released the “Grenadine” music video, a whimsical and hilarious journey into the world of silent film. We had a blast producing it and were blown away by the support and excitement. Looking into the new year though, our band wants to dish out a few more surprises for all the new fans we’ve connected with before preparing our biggest release yet...
Switching gears completely (we do this a lot), we have a new, upbeat rock tune “Too Close” set to arrive January 21st, accompanied by an electric music video. Anxious disco beats have us dancing in our seat with scrappy rock & roll vibes bringing a sharp new edge to our sound. 2020 seems like it’s going to start with a bang, so we’re prepared with new shows, festivals, appearances and our growing stockpile of new, road-tested tunes. Being a self sustaining, creative DIY band, we wear a lot of hats and our plan is always to forge into the future as a team. For us, that’s what it’s all about! Having fun with our friends and creating music that finds new people and connects us all back together!
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Jon Laxton (bass), Brandon Davenport (vocals), James Laxton (guitar), Aaron Casey (drums)
About the “Too Close” single:
More than a song, “Too Close” is an expression. Feeling boxed in, out of control and starved of choice is a potent emotion we’re all too familiar with. The moments that galvanize us can sometimes be the same moments that destroy us. It’s about that situational tipping point that we obsess over, but ultimately can’t control. You seem to get closer as you run away from your problems while you watch others on the same, repeating a loop. Like cars on the other side of an anxious highway.
You can turn around and head the other direction before you’ve gone too far, but sitting still is never an option. Your mind will race as you find your place because you fear by the time you have it figured out, it will be too late. Our new song expresses this with it’s scrappy, disco-rock vibe and poignant lyrics. Everything is always what it seems, so don’t get too close...