FRESH SNOW premiere “King Twink Rides Again” video, from WON EP, via FLOOD Magazine + EXCLAIM!, MARVIN.

“One truly instrumental highlight of that EP was the epic “King Twink Rides Again,” ~ the experimental cut-up experience—made by Craig Orrett and Sturdy Films—is a beautiful traverse through woods, streams, and states of mind.” ~ FLOOD Magazine

02/19/16 Toronto ON : Endless City Gallery w/ Blue Light, Andrew Roy


DOOMSQUAD premiere “Solar Ass” via Noisey (Canada, France, Italy, UK, USA) from their second full length album, Total Time, out April 29th 2016 on Bella Union / Hand Drawn Dracula.

“unearthly meditative dance track features desonant vocalization and techno loops that hang on the strand of buzzing bass lines and collection of drums that create an intoxicating loop of atmopsheric immersion” ~ NOISEY (CAN) / NOISEY (FR) / NOISEY (IT)


 

ENDLESS CITY [VOL 1]
Hand Drawn Dracula & Moog Audio Presents a weekend of experimental sound and visuals
in a pop up gallery space (1161 Dundas St W, Toronto ON)  8PM / $10 Door  // FACEBOOK EVENT

NIGHT 1 [FRI FEB 19]
Fresh Snow /// guest Carmen Elle (DIANA)
Andrew Roy /// of Etiquette
Blue Light /// of Crosss, Shønsee

NIGHT 2 [SAT FEB 20]
Rhythms and Drones … Nailbiter Collaborations aka Josh Korody Birthday Extravaganza
/// Set 1 Nailbiter w/ Shønsee (Ami and Scarlett)
/// Set 2 Nailbiter w/ Simone (Darlene Shrugg), Mike (Fake Palms), and Shehzaad (Greys)
DJ Coarse Language (Jon Shouten)

/// poster James Mejia
http://endlesscity.org


BELIEFS premiere “Leave With You” video, directed by Sean Cartwright, via CLASH, STEREOGUM, and KEXP 90.3FM. LEAPER has been popping up on numerous end of year lists including #3 on Sound Better With Reverb‘s “SHOEGAZE AND DREAM POP ALBUMS OF 2015”. LEAPER is out now on a limited run of green translucent vinyl. Order HERE.

“Dream pop viewed through a prism of distortion… build up into an atmospheric and deeply unique world. New album ‘Leaper’ emerged at the tail end of last year, matching sumptuous sonics against some of the band’s most developing songwriting yet. ‘Leave With You’ is an apt introductory point for those new to the charms of Beliefs.” ~ CLASH

LEAPER charting at #25 on KEXP & #46 on CMJ Radio 200 (week of Jan 12th)
#7 on Canada National Top #50 (week of Jan 5th)

02/13/16 Toronto ON : WAVELENGTH 16 – The Garrison w/ Soupcans, Duchess Says


BELIEFS premiere “Colour Of Your Name” video, directed by Alex Earl Grey, on Under The Radar Magazine.
LEAPER is available now on limited edition of 300 translucent green vinyl worldwide… order HERE soon!

“Leaper, a fine album that blurred all distinctions between dream pop euphoria and warped shoegaze disorientation – “Colour of Your Name,” one of the record’s more concise, pop-leaning highlights” ~ Under The Radar Magazine

BELIEFS “Leaper” is KEXP’s SONG OF THE DAY on the Morning Show with John Richards.

“Shoegaze is alive and well with Canadian band Beliefs. It comes as no surprise that the duo of Josh Korody and Jesse Crowe were united by their love of My Bloody Valentine and Sonic Youth after intially meeting at a mutual friend’s birthday party.

On the title track of their sophomore full-length, Leaper, the band push through the shimmering washes of reverb with their guy/girl harmonies, setting off a swoon with Kevin Shields-influenced guitar effects. A spoken-word part towards the end truly calls to mind Kim Gordon in “Kool Thing.” If you’re gonna wear your influences on your sleeve, might as well have the best influences.” ~ KEXP
 
 
BELIEFS LEAPER | HDD046 | BUY HERE
 
· #5 Most Added album at CMJ Radio 200 week of Nov 24th
· Debuted at #94 on CMJ Radio 200 USA week of Dec 1st
· #53 on CMJ Radio 200 USA week of Dec 7th

NAILBITER premiere “Splatter” video on THUMP / VICE.

“Last month, Josh Korody somehow found time to put out an experimental industrial album Formats under the appropriately goth moniker Nailbiter with Toronto-based label Hand Drawn Dracula.

Now we have a new video for one of the record’s highlights, the uneasy, droning “Splatter,” directed by Adam Leon, follows the artist as he prowls darkened city streets and alleyways as if he’s being pursued by a shadowy Zodiac-esque killer” ~ THUMP/VICE

01/22/16 Toronto ON : The Silver Dollar – Wavelength & NeXT
12/12/15 Toronto ON : The Great Hall w/ Lydia Ainsworth, Petra Glynt, Egyptrixx