It’s an exciting day here at Wavelength – tonight marks the opening night of our 17th anniversary fest, Wavelength Music Festival 17 (#WL17), and everyone is hyped for it! We’re also stoked to announce the launch of a new collaboration, a monthly Song of the Month club in partnership with Canadian indie-culture magazine, Broken Pencil! If you don’t know Broken Pencil, you should – since 1995, they’ve been a quarterly “mega-zine” dedicated exclusively to exploring independent creative action. Each issue reviews of hundreds of zines and small press books, plus comics, excerpts from the best of the underground press, interviews, original fiction and commentary on all aspects of the indie arts. We at Wavelength will be curating a special song of the month download from emerging indie-music artists – for BP members only. Subscribe to their awesome, long-running mag and be part of the club!
Our first song selection is also a track premiere – a new song from Hush Pup, the dreamy synth-pop duo made up of Ida Maidstone and Steve Scott. Based out of Toronto but with roots in Victoria, B.C., the pair offers a relaxing sound that will immediately unburden you of all your stresses. We’re excited to premiere this new song “Wearing Dark Colours,” as the first offering in Wavelength + Broken Pencil Magazine’s Song of the Month club! This new track moves their Cocteau Twins lusciousness into even hazier, more summery Beach House real estate. Read the interview with Hush Pup on the Wavelog. Stream the song here!
Don’t miss Hush Pup when they perform this Sunday, February 19 at The Garrison in Toronto, for Wavelength Music Festival 17. Get tickets & passes here!