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WESTELAKEN: THE WL INTERVIEW

Purveyors of: Storytelling for punk rockers who just got into country music.  File Next to: Daniel Johnston, Big Thief, Townes Van Zandt Playing: Thursday, November 27th 2020 with Joncro on Youtube Live! From Wavelength’s Emma Bortolon-Vettor: I first officially met Westelaken by sharing the stage with them at a Bands & Drag show at The Beaver (RIP). It was a … Read More

JONCRO: The WL Interview 2020

Purveyors of: Aggressive connection. Not backing down until your story’s told. With guitars. File Next to: Black Mountain, Pup, DFA1979 Playing: Thursday, November 27th 2020 with Westelaken on Youtube Live! The beauty of being an experimental noise punk outfit is the freedom to try anything. If you aren’t breaking new ground for yourself with each album are you even experimenting? … Read More

DIJAH SB: THE WL INTERVIEW 2020

Purveyor of: That needed pat on the back, late night car rides, getting sh*t done and feeling good about it. File Next to: TRP.P, Elaquent, Cartel Madras Playing: Saturday, August 15th 2020 at our 800th show/Mini-Fest on Facebook Live! If you’re feeling a lack of inspiration during this pandemic, turn to DijahSB; who wrote an album, crowd-funded its release, and … Read More

Pick A Piper: The WL Interview

Purveyor of: Indelible polyrhythmic electronic anthems. File next to: Caribou, M83, Aphex Twin. Playing: WL #750, Sunday March 18 @ Gladstone Hotel Melody Bar. Get your tickets here! Dreamy global-electronic trio Pick A Piper combine catchy dancefloor grooves with atmospheric polyrhythmic production to create an entrancing and uplifting sense of wonder. Playing Wavelength’s 750th show at the Gladstone will be … Read More

Bossie: The WL Interview

Purveyor of: Dream-pop, indie-pop. File next to: Cyndi Lauper, Grimes, Ke$ha. Playing: WL18, Friday, February 16 @ The Garrison. Get your tickets here! Anne Douris didn’t mean for her alter-ego Bossie to become her central project. She had been a member of and contributor to several indie bands – including Stella Ella Ola and Hollerado – for years, as well as a … Read More

Tough Age: The WL Interview

Purveyors Of: Surf-Pop Garage Rock File Next To: Communions, The Courtneys, PUP Playing: WL18, Saturday, February 17th @ The Garrison. Get tickets here! Tough Age is a Toronto-based indie-rock trio. This past October, the Vancouver transplants released their latest album, Shame, on Mint Records. Wavelength’s Dora Boras caught up with frontman Jarrett Samson to talk about adjusting to a new scene, Riverdale, … Read More

Fusilier: The WL Interview

Purveyor of: Post-funk, post-R&B. File next to: Nine Inch Nails, James Brown, Prince. Playing: WL18 Night 3, Sunday, Feb. 18 @ The Garrison. Get your tickets here! Fusilier’s energy is as electric as it is political. Né Blake Fusilier, the post-funk, prog-soul songwriter makes music that escapes simple categorization. His art ultimately showcases and draws upon his dual identity as a … Read More

Just John: The WL Interview

Purveyor of: The precarious space between electronic and hip-hop music that is full of bold melodies, strong rap, and iconic beats. File next to: Cadence Weapon, Internet Daughter Playing: WL18 Beyond the Core Panel, Thursday, Feb. 15 @ The Gladstone Hotel Ballroom (7pm, FREE). Just John may be young, but he’s already a Toronto staple in the music and art … Read More

You’ll Never Get To Heaven: The WL Interview

Purveyors of: Glimmering synth-pop that makes you think about your crush File next to: Beach House, Cocteau Twins, DIIV Playing: WL18, Sunday, February 18 @ The Garrison. Get tickets here! You’ll Never Get To Heaven is a London, Ontario dream pop duo formed by Chuck Blazevic and Alice Hansen. Combining ambience, intimacy and texture, You’ll Never Get to Heaven are known for creating … Read More

Brendan Canning: The WL Interview

Purveyor of: Anthemic rock, atmospheric acoustic, breezy pop File next to: Broken Social Scene, The Sea and Cake, The War on Drugs, Apostle of Hustle, Grateful Dead (self-described, see “Hey Marika, Get Born”) Playing: DJ set at WL18 Night 1, Friday, Feb. 16 @ The Garrison. Get tickets here! Brendan Canning needs little introduction. Founding member of Broken Social Scene, solo … Read More