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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

// + //

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
 

HAND DRAWN DRACULA //NXNE 2013
5 Year Anniversary Showcase!

Saturday, June 15, 2013
The Garrison
1197 Dundas St. W.

with

TANGIERS
(Reunited performing Hot New Spirits)
DUSTED
BELIEFS
COUSINS
DOOMSQUAD
BREEZE
DREAM AFFAIR
GREYS

 

BELIEFS / GREYS SPLIT 7″ LAUNCH!!
FREE coloured & splattered vinyl!!
First come/served!!!
(BUY HERE)
 
FACEBOOK EVENT


HAND DRAWN DRACULA
NXNE 2012 SHOWCASE

01 A Place To Bury Strangers
12 Dusted
11 Rituals
10 Army Girls
09 Beliefs

June 14
El Mocambo
64 Spadina Ave
9PM-2AM / 19+

» Facebook Event

 
 
HAND DRAWN DRACULA presents the HDD 2012 NXNE SHOWCASE at the El Mocambo w/ A Place to Bury Strangers, DUSTED (feat. HOLY FUCK‘s BRIAN BORCHERDT), Rituals, Army Girls, and Beliefs. Friends, supporters, and new HDD bands!

 
Poster by Maryanna Hardy & James Mejia

// A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS
APTBS are currently on tour in support of their ‘Onwards To The Wall” EP and upcoming “Worship” LP (June 26th) released via Dead Oceans. Look out for APTBS w/ DUSTED West Coast Tour.

// DUSTED
After six years of constant HOLY FUCK touring, BRIAN BORCHERDT emerged with a new offering of songs, a stripped down presentation, disguised under the name DUSTED. The debut LP will come to life July 10th 2012 on Hand Drawn Dracula (Canada) & Polyvinyl (International).

// RITUALS ~ video
Lo-fi dream punk trio Rituals released a 4 song tape in June 2011, followed by their debut 7’ on Unfamiliar Records. Rituals are currently finishing their new LP for HDD, tentatively to be released this fall.

// ARMY GIRLS ~ video
Toronto two piece Army Girls released their debut EP ‘Close To The Bone’ this fall on Blocks Recording Club and are currently busy recording their first LP. Currently on a month long tour with PS I Love You.

// BELIEFS ~ video
Local Dreampop-Shoegazers (feat. Candle Recording’s Josh Korody) are working on their debut full-length.

 

YOULOOKDEATH.LY NXNE SHOWCASE
The Garrison, Toronto ON
Saturday June 18th 2011

· HANDSOME FURS
· LITTLE GIRLS
· NO GOLD
· JOSH REICHMANN
· IDIOT GLEE
· MAKEOUT VIDEOTAPE

Visuals by Jamie Harley
In the Front Room:
· CHAINS OF LOVE
· RATTAIL

Presented by
Hand Drawn Dracula
Unfamiliar Records
DIAMOND A/T/L/A/S


 

The HDD & Tim McCready’s 159 Manning BBQ Day Party coinciding with NXNE was a huge success and the annual event is now seeing similar community parties being organized around the music festival.

This year performances included DESERTS, BRIAN BORCHERDT (as Fields of Fur), Deloro, Rich Aucoin, Violent Soho and more. (video by Tim McCready / photo by Ivy Lovell)


Hand Drawn Dracula and The Drake Underground present an HDD Showcase Thursday June 17th at NXNE 2010. 4am last call!

Little Girls (12am)
Bishop Morocco (11pm)
Bad Tits (10pm)
Fields of Fur (9pm)
Rituals (8pm)

NXNE: Feature | Bishop Morocco | NOW Magazine
NXNE: A Buffet for the Ears | Bad Tits | The Star
NXNE: Must Sees | Bishop Morocco | Herohill
NXNE: Thursday Picks | Indie Music Filter
NXNE: Recommend | NXEW

“Sebastien Grainger (DFA’79, Sebastien Grainger & the Mountains) and Josh Reichmann (ex-Tangiers, Jewish Legend) create greasy, industrial disco, drizzled with danceable beats and carried by Grainger’s soulful howl and Reichmann’s rock-and-roll jangle.” – The Star