DOOMSQUAD ended their US tour this past May with a visit to DAYTROTTER, Rock Island IL, to record a live studio session including “Waka Waka”, “Kalaboogie”, and “Born From The Marriage of the Moon and a Crocodile”. You can listen to the DAYTROTTER SESSION HERE. Currently on tour in the UK/EU, Doomsquad’s shows are meeting with much anticipation following their stellar performances at Brighton UK’s The Great Escape Music Festival… more show announcements soon!
DOOMSQUAD share their new music video for “Disremember/Dismemberment” (NSFW) from their debut album “Kalaboogie“. The video was directed by Luke McCutcheon, with art directoion by Trevor Wheatley, and editing by Colin Murdock.
To celebrate the band’s upcoming UK/EU tour, Doomsquad’s single “Ovoo” gets a down-tempo synth remix by London producer Kit Grill. Full tour dates, including Brighton’s The Great Escape Music Festival, are listed below.
May 03 Nottingham UK – Stealth VS Rescue
May 05 Leeds UK – Nation of Shopkeepers
May 06 Bristol UK – Start the Bus
May 07 London UK – Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen
May 08 Brighton UK – The Great Escape @ Blind Tiger Club (afternoon)
May 08 London UK – No Pain In Pop @ Cafe OTO (evening)
May 09 Brighton UK – The Great Escape @ The Green Door
May 14 – Grotteingen NL – Subsonic
May 16 – Rennes FR – 1988 Live Club
May 22 – Berlin DE – Monarch
DOOMSQUAD‘s debut album Kalaboogie is streaming now in it’s entirety over at UK’s DAZED AND CONFUSED Magazine! The siblings have been garnering some serious international praise and are now set to tour North America & Europe this March through June with scheduled dates at Valley Of The Vapors, SXSW, The Great Escape UK, NXNE, and more!
“Toronto’s post-punk moonchildren – have a video for the latest single from their upcoming debut LP Kalaboogie. Waka Waka lulls you in with a couple characteristic minutes of ominous build before pulling the trigger on a surprisingly upbeat psych rhythm. But call the onscreen toll-free number, 1-844-666-hell, and they’re right back to script:
“Hello earth child. You have arrived at the altar of all things, or at least the teleportal that will help transport you,” via a secret code to download yet another piece of drifting ambience, Waka Binaural” ~ chartattack
“Disremember/Dismemberment is all about the rhythm and beat. What is revealed? Unveiled? While at the same moment, to indulge in rhythm, to feast on it, to isolate on insulate, while heading to new places that are brand new.” ~ Scion
DOOMSQUAD debut the down-tempo industrial track “Disremember/Dismemberment” over at Noisey and announce the release of their debut album Kalaboogie February 25 via Hand Drawn Dracula (CAN/USA) & No Pain In Pop (UK/EU). PRE-ORDERS for the light haze coloured vinyl are open now in our HDD STORE.
“music that actually rules – a swirling, haunting track that feels like October” ~ Noisey
Last winter, two monthly events took Toronto by storm, drawing sold out crowds and incredible artists. One was AGO First Thursdays, a monthly celebration of music, art, and culture that opened up the doors to Toronto’s most prestigious art museum to throngs of new audiences. The other was Long Winter, a monthly event at The Great Hall that featured the city’s most cutting-edge independent and underground musicians, artists, performers, and DJs. For one night only, on January 2, the two events merge for AGO First Thursdays: Long Winter Takeover.
The 5th floor of the AGO’s contemporary tower will turn into a music and installation space, featuring performances by Snowblink and Doomsquad w/ Not The Wind Not The Flag, and immersive installations by Paul Kneale, Tough Guy Mountain, and Anni Spadafora. Plus, a conversation with artists Shary Boyle, Vanessa Dunn, Petra Collins and Aminah Sheikh, presented by After School and Hazlitt.
Meanwhile, in Galleria Italia, DJ Stelmanis (Katie Stelmanis of Austra) will spin. In the Atrium, Dangling Participle, presented by Kate Young, Adam Terejko, Dan Thornhill, Robin Clason, Cell Memory, and Processor, will create an interactive video portrait installation with a live soundtrack. And Isla Craig and Henri Fabergé will offer pop-up performances around the galleries. Plus enjoy a Moroccan menu, cash bars around the Gallery and more!
A First Thursday like no other – don’t miss it!
Music by Snowblink, Doomsquad & much MORE