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 at HDD STORE.
“Vallens, who are influenced by Twin Peaks and recorded their album with a former member of Psychic TV, I was blown away — But name-checking aside, Vallens is actually good. The music is shoegazey, complex, and textured—don’t listen to it because it’s cool, listen to it because it’s a good song. Then buy their new album on Hand Drawn Dracula, a label that continues to be both stylish and full of substance.” ~ VICE.COM
“The music of Rolemodel is often described as “dreamy,” “hazy,” “ethereal” – the list of adjectives with nods to the subconscious go on. This mood defined the pop-meets-shoegaze project’s 2013 full-length, Before Then Was Now, and continues on “Until,” an intoxicating new track” ~ FLAVORWIRE
NEW DOOMSQUAD EP ~ Pagentry Suite will be released Digitally May 19th and on Limited Turquoise Vinyl June 16th via Hand Drawn Dracula (CAN / ROW). Also pleased to announce that DOOMSQUAD have joined the incredible roster of BELLA UNION for the European and UK release.
DOOMSQUAD will be on tour from May through August opening up for FUCKED UP as well as joining them on stage to make a 9 piece band performing songs from FUCKED UP’s complete ZODIAC series of 12″ musical scores. Visit FU’s website for more about the tour and the ZODIAC project: http://fuckedup.cc/the-zodiac-tour/
ETIQUETTE premiere their new video for “Attention Seeker” on NOISEY today ~ the video “will make you want to find the nearest vehicle and steam up the windows.” Directed by Trevor Blumas (DOOMSQUAD) and Ghostprom.
“Attention Seeker bears a moody, mellow bassline, akin in vibe to Metronomy’s She Wants. It could also totally have been part of the soundtrack to The Virgin Suicides. All of which is to say Attention Seeker is both dreamy and unsettling and the video is full of shadowy eroticism” ~ NOISEY
“Julie Fader and Graham Walsh of ETIQUETTE – partners in music and life – bring their intoxicating, sultry sound to Studio Q. Their debut record, Reminisce, is a wholly original sonic exploration. Listening feels like wandering foggy city streets in the twilight hours.
The pair join guest host Jelena Adzic to discuss their penchant for collaboration and how their first major project together differs from what came before.” ~ Q
Stream the entire segment (27:39) HERE
Listen to the premiere stream of ETIQUETTE‘s debut album “Reminisce”, on CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND and First Play on CBC Radio3. “Reminisce” is out March 24th, 2015 via Hand Drawn Dracula ~ PRE-ORDER HERE.
ETIQUETTE is a collaborative project of producer Graham Walsh (METZ, Viet Cong, Alvvays) and vocalist JULIE FADER.
Walsh’s “synth-heavy production also recalls classic acts like Eurythmics and Depeche Mode, and feels especially hypnotic when paired with Fader’s vocals, steady and feathery like those of Metric’s Emily Haines. ~ From the sparse starts (“Pleasantries”) to the pulsing intensity (“Twinkling Stars”), it’s difficult not to be enveloped by the Canadian natives’ lush and dreamy atmospherics.”
~ CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND
“slow, pulsing, dreamy synth clouds and melancholy lyrics, with the occasional blast of uptempo, dancefloor-ready electro”
~ CBC Music
DOOMSQUAD announce USA / Canada tour dates with Phèdre. Working their way up from New Mexico (where the band started preliminary work on a new full length), DOOMSQUAD are stopping by Austin’s SXSW Music Festival to play several shows with The POP Group, Will Butler and more! Look out for Spring tour dates, new music, and announcements to be made very soon…
Scion Sessions and Toronto dream pop duo ETIQUETTE (HolyFuck’s Graham Walsh and indie icon JULIE FADER) bring you the visual treatment for Brown and Blue; the latest offering from their debut album Reminisce, due out March 24th, 2015.
Directors Christopher Mills and Gaëlle Legrand bring their unique vision to the table, capturing the ethereal mood and tone of Etiquette’s Brown and Blue. “When a lonely Alchemist from a parallel universe begins experimenting with the abstract, new worlds can open up. Our camera floats hypnotically around his breezy, dilapidated laboratory, at times guided by the ghosts and memories of his past experiments – pushed, it seems, by Etiquette’s steady, pace, lush production, vocals, and cryptic lyrics.” ~ Chris Mills
Scion Sessions has previously collaborated with Etiquette & HDD on the sparse and moody track Outside In as part of the joint Scion Sessions x Field Trip limited edition Discovery Series 7”, as well as supporting their unforgettable live performance at the Field Trip Discovery Series / Hand Drawn Dracula showcase.