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ORA COGAN has been announced for the 2018 addition of the legendary Le Guess Who? Festival in The Netherlands – including Neneh Cherry, The Breeders, Colin Stetson, Vashti Bunyan, Hot Snakes, Cass McCombs, Seefeel, Midori Takada, Cindy Lee and many more.

http://www.factmag.com/2018/09/12/le-guess-who-full-line-up/

In addition, Ora released The Light (Sound Edit) by Surround, from her HDD debut Crickets — LP available here.

11/08-11/18 Utrecht NL – Le Guess Who? Festival
11/01/18 Ventura CA – Ventura Theater w/ MAZZY STAR
10/24/18 Seattle WA – Ballard Homestead w/ John Paul White
09/28/18 Montreal QC – POP Montreal – Théâtre Rialto
09/27/18 Brooklyn NY – The Wonders of Nature
09/26/18 Boston MA – Marshlands
09/25/18 Rollinsford NH – Sue’s
09/22/18 Portland ME – Waking Windows Festival
09/21/18 Toronto ON – The Opera House – Venus Fest w/ Zola Jesus
09/19/18 Montreal QC – Café Blanc de Blanc w/ Molly Drag
09/18/18 Montreal QC – CKUT 90.3FM for POP Montreal Sessions 3-5pm
+ EU/UK TBA

ORA COGAN “Moonbeam” video directed by Jon Estwards + Sled Island tour dates.

CRICKETS LP is out now // ORDER //

June 16 // Winnipeg MA – Yes Fest
June 19 // Calgary – Sled Island / The Commonwealth (Upstairs) 8:30pm
June 20 // Calgary – Sled Island / The Palomino (Upstairs) 6:30pm
June 21 // Calgary – Sled Island / Live on CJSW 90.9 FM 5pm on #alternativetowhat

(photo by Kristina Pedersen)

HDD CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK

VALLENS / May 07
The Opera House
Shmu, This Will Destroy You

VALLENS / May 08
The Baby G
Peeling, Scarlett Rose

ZONES / May 10
Sneaky Dee’s
Absolutely Free, Yonatan Gat

DELILUH / May 11
Lower Bay Subway Station
E-Saggila, FUCKED UP

ORA COGAN / May 11
The Great Hall
Datu, Anml, Iskwé

PRAISES / May 11
Super Wonder Galley
Josin, Han Han

TALLIES / May 11
The Drake
Luge, Varsity

TALLIES / May 12
Yonge & Dundas Square
Starcrawler, Sloan

Poster Mejia Design

ORA COGAN “Sea People” premiere via UK’s CLASH
CRICKETS LP is out now // ORDER //

SONG OF THE DAY “Ora Cogan draws from a wide web of influence, but – truly – she sounds like no other.” ~ CLASH

Critic’s Pick / NNNN “She’s proven herself a gifted songwriter, but in finding a logical way to extend her neo-folk foundation into darkwave territory, Cogan now sounds truly vital.” ~ NOW MAGAZINE

“Cogan moves gracefully between introspective synth ballads and psychedelic folk songs. And while her lyrics focus on corporate greed and environmental degradation, her transcendent arrangements provide relief and hope.” ~ DAILY BANDCAMP

12/22/2017 Ottawa ON – General Assembly w/ Cedric Noel
12/21/2017 Toronto ON – The Garrison w/ Jennifer Castle

ORA COGAN shares “Crickets” video directed by exquisitecorps.production via The 405
CRICKETS LP Out November 3rd // PRE-ORDER //

“a haunting blend of sounds to create a truly beautiful song” ~ THE 405

11/02 Vancouver BC, Redgate Revue Stage
11/03 Seattle WA, The Auditorium
11/04 Seaview WA, Sou’wester
11/05 Olympia WA, Obsidian
11/06 Portand OR, Turn, Turn, Turn
11/08 Oakland CA, Starline Social Club
11/10 Nevada City CA, Tiger Alley Vintage
11/11 San Francisco CA, The Chapel
12/02 Montreal QC, La Vitrola

Stream “Darling” from ORA COGAN‘s upcoming “Crickets” LP via Nashville’s AMERICAN SONGWRITER MAGAZINE.

CRICKETS LP Out November 3rd // PRE-ORDER //

“bliss out with some dreamy, beautiful tunes – “Darling,” an ethereal, mid-tempo number with a percussive bass line and gently soaring vocals” ~ AMERICAN SONGWRITER MAGAZINE

12/02/17   Montreal QC – La Vitrola
11/11/17   San Francisco CA – The Chapel
11/10/17   Nevada City CA – Tiger Alley Vintage
11/08/17   Oakland CA – The Starline Social Club
11/06/17   Portand OR – Turn, Turn, Turn w/ Ilyas Ahmed & Tispur
11/05/17   Obsidian – Olympia WA w/ Tispur / Anna Gordon
11/04/17   Seaview WA – Sou’wester
11/03/17   Seattle WA – The Auditorium w/ Tispur
11/02/17   Vancouver BC – The Redgate Revue Stage
10/29/17   Victoria BC – The Copper Owl
10/28/17   Nanaimo BC – The Vault
10/27/17   Salt Spring Island BC – Valhalla

First Listen: “Unsmush your heart with ORA COGAN‘s stunning ‘Moonbeam'” via UK’s GOLD FLAKE PAINT.
“Crickets” will be released November 3rd // PRE-ORDER //

“‘Moonbeam’ offers the kind of poignant and powerful escape
that will lead you to return over and over again” ~ GOLD FLAKE PAINT

Oct 27 – Valhalla – Salt Spring Island BC
Oct 28 – The Copper Owl – Victoria BC
Oct 29 – The Vault – Nanaimo BC
Nov 02 – The Red Gate Revue Stage – Vancouver BC w/ Lief Hall
Nov 03 – TBA – Seattle WA w/ Tispur
Nov 04 – The Sou’Wester – Seaview WA w/ Tispur
Nov 05 – Obsidian – Olympia WA w/ Tispur / Anna Gordon
Nov 06 – Turn, Turn, Turn – Portand OR w/ Ilyas Ahmed & Tispur
Nov 10 – TBA – Nevada City CA
Nov 11 – The Chapel – San Francisco CA w/ Sean Hayes
Dec 02 – La Vitrola – Montreal CA

Happy to announce Psych Folk/Americana songwriter ORA COGAN‘s forthcoming album ‘Crickets’ will be released November 3rd, 2017 worldwide by Hand Drawn Dracula // PRE-ORDER // and stream two new tracks from Cogan’s label debut here: “Crickets” via SHE SHREDS & “The Light” via GORILLA VS. BEAR.

“Cogan debuted a handful of darkly beautiful and poignant songs from her forthcoming album Crickets, a profoundly moving collection of visceral haunted psych-folk elegies – She was hands down my favorite new discovery of the fest” ~ GORILLA VS. BEAR

“Multi-instrumentalist Ora Cogan makes gorgeous experimental folk compositions laced with hints of psychedelia, chamber pop, and rock – the album [Crickets] contains lush, intricate songs laden with imagery from the natural world” – SHE SHREDS

Sept 14 – Montreal QC – Pop Montreal / Brasserie Beaubien w/ Petra Glynt, Fake Palms, Vallens, Beliefs
Oct 27 – Salt Spring Island BC – Valhalla
Oct 28 – Nanaimo BC – The Vault
Oct 29 – Victoria BC – The Copper Owl
Nov 02 – Vancouver BC – The Redgate Revue Stage
Nov 03 – Olympia WA – Obsidian
Nov 04 – Seaview WA – Sou’wester
Nov 05 – Portland OR – Turn Turn Turn
Nov 11 – San Francisco CA – The Chapel
Dec 02 – Montreal QC – La Vitrola