Wavelength Music Festival THIRTEEN — Doldrums, Do Make Say Think, Lullabye Arkestra, Cookie Duster, Cadence Weapon, Evening Hymns, Sarah Neufeld, Blue Hawaii + more!!!!


  • Monday, February 18, 2013

  • Grasshopper Records
  • 4:00 PM
  • All ages
WL # 553

Wavelength Music Festival: THIRTEEN

 

February 14-17, 2013 in Toronto

Celebrating the 13th anniversary of  the Wavelength Music Series 

Line-up includes: DOLDRUMS, DO MAKE SAY THINK, EVENING HYMNS, CADENCE WEAPON, COOKIE DUSTER, LULLABYE ARKESTRA + MORE

Tickets & all-access festival passes on sale Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at Rotate This, Soundscapes and Ticketfly.com

THIRTEEN sees Wavelength’s annual anniversary celebrations re-imagined as theWavelength Music Festival running from February 14 through 17, 2013 in downtown Toronto. The winter counter-weight to Wavelength’s ALL CAPS! Island Festival, #WL13 is a four-night live curated mixtape of the best independent music in the Canadian music community in 2013. This year’s line-up includes DoldrumsDo Make Say ThinkEvening HymnsCadence Weapon, Cookie Duster and Lullabye Arkestra, among many others (see complete listings, below.) We’re also thrilled to announce we’ve expanded the festival line-up with Wavelength’s first-ever series of FREE ALL-AGES IN-STORE performances!

 


IN-STORE SERIES: Wednesday Feb. 13 @ Sonic Boom (Annex), 782 Bathurst St.

Dusted (Toronto – soulful basement indie rock w/ members of Holy Fuck & Ohbijou / Hand Drawn Dracula Records) 

Absolutely Free (powerful prog-rock with soul / ex-DD/MM/YYYY / Toronto’s best new band?)

8pm • ALL AGES • FREE!

Thurs Feb. 14 @ The Shop under Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen St. W.

Lullabye Arkestra (Toronto – original soul/metal Valentine’s duo – first show in over a year! / Vice Records)
Ell V Gore
 (Toronto – kings of the gothic post-punk underground – debut record out in the spring!)
Fresh Snow
 (Toronto – masters of blissed-out Krautrock melody – Wavelength Artist Incubator band)
This Mess
 (Toronto – econo-jamming punk-rock power trio)
Slow-Pitch
 feat. guest Colin Fisher (Toronto – live dubbed out electronic beats / turntablist trickster / member of iNSiDEaMiND, Phonosaurus Records)
+ DJ Jesse Locke (Weird Canada)
9pm – $10 adv / $13 door – BUY NOW!

Fri Feb. 15 @ Black Box Theatre/The Great Hall Downstairs, 1087 Queen St. W.

Doldrums feat. Visuals by Live Action Fezz (Montreal/Toronto – Canadian techno-pop rising star – Pitchfork/NME/Guardian-approved – “Lesser Evil” ALBUM release party! / Arbutus Records)
Cadence Weapon
 (Montreal/Edmonton – avant-rap icon and 2012 Polaris Music Prize-shortlister / Upper Class Recordings)
Blue Hawaii
 (Montreal/Vancouver – pastoral electro-pop with BRAIDS vocalist Raphaelle Standell-Preston / Arbutus Records)
Blonde Elvis
 (Toronto – Young Mother’s Jesse Laderoute goes glam-rock)
Thighs
 (Toronto – danceable spazz-punk w/ members of Odonis Odonis, Pants & Tie / Pleasence Records)
+ co-presented & DJed by Silent Shout
9pm – $15 adv / $18 door – BUY NOW! 

** IN-STORE SERIES: Saturday Feb. 16 @ Soundscapes, 572 College St. **

Andre Ethier (one-time Deadly Snakes frontman gone solo troubadour / Blue Fog Recordings)
Laura Barrett 
(Toronto / kalimba popster shows off new tunes for piano!)

Both interviewed on-stage by:
Carl Wilson 
(author, Let’s Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste and blogger, Back to the World)

5pm • ALL AGES • FREE!


Sat Feb. 16 @ The Great Hall Upstairs, 1087 Queen St. W.

Do Make Say Think (Toronto – GLOBAL INNOVATORS of instrumental post-rock make a rare hometown appearance! / Constellation Records)
Evening Hymns
 (Toronto/Peterborough – intimate indie folk collective’s Spectral Dusk topped many 2012 album lists / featuring LIVE VISUALS by Jared Raab)
Sarah Neufeld
 (Montreal – ARCADE FIRE & BELL ORCHESTRE violinist unveils her incredible new solo material!)
Doom Squad
 (Toronto/Montreal – swoony tribal ambient pop trio)
Bernice
 (Toronto – Robin Dann and friends’ jazz/R&B lullabies)
+ DJ Max Mohenu
+ Art Environment by Adrian Dilena
+ Food by FeasTO
9pm – $15 adv / $18 door – BUY NOW! 


** IN-STORE SERIES: Sunday Feb. 17 @ Grasshopper Records, 1167 Dundas St. W. **

The Soupcans (Toronto – noisy garage punk trio / Telephone Explosion Records)
Sam Sutherland 
(talk by author of Perfect Youth: The Birth of Canadian Punk)

4pm • ALL AGES • FREE!

Sunday Feb. 17 @ The Garrison, 1197 Dundas St. W.

Dusted (Toronto – SPECIAL GUESTS JUST ANNOUNCED! fresh off our Sonic Boom in-store – soulful basement indie rock w/ members of Holy Fuck & Ohbijou / Hand Drawn Dracula Records) 
Cookie Duster (Toronto – LIVE DEBUT of Brendan Canning’s pre-BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE electro-pop band)
The Magic (Guelph – the Gordon Brothers’ sexy soul-pop crew)
Henri Fabergé & the Adorables (Toronto – REUNION SHOW for the 2006-era indie-pop collective / feat. Maylee Todd, Laura Barrett & more!)
Legato Vipers + The Harlettes (Guelph/Toronto – surf-rock meets BURLESQUE!)
Cell Memory & Castle If (Toronto – mysterious new electro-drone entity)
Co-presented with Kazoo!
+ DJ Strong-Like
9pm – $10 adv / $13 door – BUY NOW!

PLUS – EVERY NIGHT FEATURES:

Projections by General Chaos Visuals

And your host, MC Doc Pickles!

ALL-ACCESS FESTIVAL PASS (incl. entry to all events) $39 — BUY NOW!

Advance tickets and
passes available in person at Rotate This (801 Queen St. W.), Soundscapes (572 College St.) and online at TicketFly.com

We are sorry but all ticketed shows are 19+.

Supported by:

The Canada Council for the Arts 
Ontario Arts Council 
Toronto Arts Council 
The SOCAN Foundation 
Steam Whistle Brewing 
blogTO 
Exclaim 
ShowGopher

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