Make sure to catch HAND DRAWND DRACULA artists performing at this years’s NXNE Music Festival
See below for dates and times! (poster art by James Mejia)

// 06.17.2015 //
8PM ETIQUETTE @ Danforth Music Hall // Son Lux + Glass Animals
11PM DOOMSQUAD @ Lee’s Palace // Zola Jesus
1AM ROLEMODEL @ Lee’s Palace // Zola Jesus

// 06.19.2015 //
3PM VALLENS // HDD + M for Montreal present M For @ 159 Manning BBQ
8PM WISH @ Danforth Music Hall // Real Estate + Amen Dune
9PM VALLENS @ The Silver Dollar // Cassie Ramone + No Joy
10PM FRESH SNOW @ Lee’s Palace // Atlas Sound + Holydrug Couple

// 06.20.2015 //
4:45PM VALLENS @ The Garrison // Record Fair
8PM PRAISES @ Handlebar // ION Magazine Party
10PM BELIEFS @ Silver Dollar // No Joy
2AM DOOMSQUAD @ The Garrison // Darlene Shrugg + Jennifer Castle

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June 19th M for 159 Manning BBQ (presented by NXNE, M for Montreal, Hand Drawn Dracula)
June 20th The Sonic Boom & PPOP Record Fair @ The Garrison
 


 
DOOMSQUAD “Two-Way Mirror” video premiere on HUH MAGAZINE (UK) + BROOKLYN VEGAN (US) + Q&A feature in THE WILD MAGAZINE (US) + a photoshoot with Brad Casey (above photo credit) with costumes made by Heather English.
PAGEANTRY SUITE limited blue vinyl shipping now via THE HDD STORE.

“The female vocals are otherworldly and spaced out, whereas the male are very much of this world and spoken, reminiscent of James Murphy – Doomsquad have created three engaging, fresh and hugely enjoyable songs” ~ THE405


The original soundtrack for PORCH STORIES features music from two of Canada’s finest songwriters, and the stars of the film, LAURA BARRETT & JOSE CONTRERAS. Listen to “the delicate, dramatic and dreamy lead single “You” above and via EXCLAIM // BUY HERE

With the blending of Kalimba and Spanish guitar, Contreras and Barrett create a magical atmosphere for the soundtrack of Porch Stories, a film by award winning Toronto producer and director, Sarah Goodman. Porch Stories is a touching, layered and musically-rich portrait of revolving stories – all connected by events on the porches of neighbouring homes. Porch Stories opens in Toronto at the TIFF Bell Lightbox on June 19th at 6:45 (350 King St. W.).

DOOMSQUAD perform “Apocalypso” at Candle Recording for BRBR French Canadian Television. DOOMSQUAD’S EP “Pageantry Suite” is available now on Limited Blue Vinyl (pre-order) and Premium Digital at HDD’s ONLINE STORE.

ETIQUETTE perform “Outside In” and “Pleasantries” at the historic Berkeley Church. Filmed in Toronto for BRBR Television by Gaëlle Legrand. Etiquette’s debut album Reminisce is available now on CD, Limited Vinyl, and Premium Digital // BUY HERE

09/10/15 Hamilton ON : Supercrawl w/ Corb Lund, Whitehorse
08/29/15 Toronto ON : Camp Wavelength w/ Do Make Say Think
07/26/15 Guelph ON : Hillside Music Festival
06/27/15 Toronto ON : NXNE Danforth Music Hall w/ Son Luxe, Glass Animals
05/30/15 Toronto ON : Artscape Gibraltar Point


DOOMSQUAD premiere “APOCALYPSO” on BROOKLYN VEGAN from PAGEANTRY SUITE EP. DIGITAL AVAILABLE NOW // Limited Blue Vinyl available June 16th via Hand Drawn Dracula (CAN/ROW) and Bella Union (UK/EU).

“These guys might be the most fascinating young band in Toronto right now” ~ REASONS TO LIVE ~ THE TORONTO STAR

“On their latest EP, the now Toronto-based siblings Trevor, Jaclyn and Allie Blumas continue their exploration of world music and dance, this time bringing the vocals to the forefront. The result is hypnotizing” ~ NNNN CRITICS PICK ~ NOW MAGAZINE

“Doomsquad is a Toronto-based art project made up of siblings Trevor, Jaclyn, and Allie Blumas, together making excellent electronic grooves in the vein of LCD Soundsystem, but with a huge dose of psychedelia.” ~ TRACK OF THE WEEK ~ ROUGH TRADE