Slow Down Molasses

Formed in 2006 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Slow Down Molasses rank among Western Canada’s finest musical exports. Their third album, 100% Sunshine, will be released on September 2, 2016 on Noyes Records, and forges new sonic territory for the band while retaining their unique hybrid of ’90s Anglophilia and contemporary Canadian rock. 2015’s Burnt Black Cars was hailed as “drug-drenched psych-pop” by magazine and “immediately memorable and timeless” by The Line of Best Fit, with the band going on to share the stage with Swervedriver, Built to Spill, Preoccupations (fka Viet Cong), Wildbirds & Peacedrums, and the Besnard Lakes. Veterans of festivals across North America (SXSW, CMJ, NXNE, Sled Island) as well as European (Incubate, End of the Road, Liverpool Sound City, Great Escape, Reeperbahn, Nouvelle Prague), the band are renowned as a euphoric live experience, with Exclaim praising their “huge, stadium-ready sound and colourful presence”Their last record, Burnt Black Cars (2015, Culvert Music/Caroline International), was praised as “immediately memorable and timeless” (The Line of Best Fit) and “deftly mixing grit with beauty” (Exclaim).