Doomsquad Album Premiere on Dazed (Stream)

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!

 
/// STREAM Doomsquad ‘Kalaboogie‘ on DAZED DIGITAL ►
 

Cousins – The Halls of Wickwire (Pre-Order)

We’re excited to officially announce COUSINS have joined Hand Drawn Dracula!

HDD has worked closely with Cousins over the past two years, hosting them at our HDD 2012 Pop Montreal & 2013 NXNE label showcases, and featuring their track “Baby” on our Scion Sessions 2012 vinyl compilation. Their much anticipated The Halls of Wickwire full length was recorded with HDD collaborators Graham Walsh (HOLY FUCK) and Josh Korody (BELIEFS) at Toronto’s fast emerging Candle Recording Studio (Fucked Up, Austra, Owen Palett). “The Halls of Wickwire” is co-released with Ba Da Bing Records (USA). Check them out!

/// PRE-ORDER The Halls of Wickwire vinyl from the HDD online store ►

 

Com Truise – Dark Light (Remix)

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Stream/Free download COM TRUISE remix of WEEKNIGHT‘s ‘Dark Light – premiered on XLR8R. Pre-Order Weeknight’s “Post-Everything” debut LP released March 4th (digital) & March 25th (vinyl) by HDD label division Artificial Records.

“Com Truise – peels back the original tune’s layers of crisp distortion, electing to open up the song to a more galactic soundscape where the producer’s trademarked brand of uber-compressed drums and ’80s-inflected synth tones take the lead” ~ XLR8R

Doomsquad – Waka Waka (Video)

DOOMSQUAD‘s Waka Waka video directed by Ghostprom premiered on Black Book Magazine today.

“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

Call 1-844-666-HELL for FREE download code!

By Divine Right – Past The Stars (Video)

BY DIVINE RIGHT release a brand new video for “Past The Stars” from “Organized Accidents” available now in blue translucent vinyl in our HDD STORE! “Past The Stars is about space aliens waiting for them to come and get me and my son. It’s also about how being in a touring band is like being space aliens visiting different world and then leaving back into the “black” between planets between cities. Its title was suggested to me years ago by a little boy i met in Ohio.” ~ Jose

 

Cousins Tour w/ Chad VanGallen

COUSINS announce North American tour with Chad VanGallen and ready new album The Halls Of Wickwire due out later this year on Hand Drawn Dracula.

 

Weeknight – Dark Light (Video)

New York-based dark electronic duo WEEKNIGHT premiered their new video for “Dark Light” over at Vice Magazine’s Noisey. Their debut album ‘Post-Everything’ is set to be released on Artificial (a division of Hand Drawn Dracula) digitally March 4 & vinyl date TBA. Pre-Orders at HDD’s online store!

Doomsquad “Disremember/Dismemberment” Live

DOOMSQUAD perform “Disremember/Dismemberment” at The Great Hall for Scion Sessions & Long Winter Festival.

“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 “Disremember/Dismemberment”

 
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

 

Doomsquad at The ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO

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









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