The High Dials came to the fore in 2003 out of Montreal. For twelve years they have entertained and intrigued audiences with their ever evolving sound. This past autumn, they embarked on their first ever tour of Latin America, playing shows in Mexico and Colombia. In this interview, Trevor Anderson of the High Dials discusses their South American tour in Mexico and Colombia, their most recent album "In the A.M. Wilds," and why he thinks categorizing music into genres is reductive.
The ever-evolving and growing Montreal-based band "USA Out Of Vietnam" present listeners a challenge: are they a doom & gloom prog band, or is there a little glitter underneath the maelstrom? Punishing sludge rock morphs into joyous, sky-reaching orchestrations. Frustration becomes adulation. Its the sound of survival and hope in a world where planes crash and diseases go uncured. Lola Who took these conundrums to singer/guitarist Son of Fogman who revealed some of the methods behind the madness.
Marc Oller, director from Spain and part of the production company Canada, creates content that everyone (not only Canadians) can appreciate. Carefree and teen-aged you can't help but fall in glove with the way he sees the world. We interviewed Marc about shooting a double music video for The Parrots and Hinds, two indie bands based in Madrid, who recently released a split 7" with Burger Record for their cover of Thee Headcoats' "Davey Crockett" and the supergroup The Almighty Defenders' "All My Loving".
The LA-based duo HAUNT craft lush and dark songs that will make you get lost in the dead of night; dancing nostalgically in nightclubs until the sun rises. Haunt's darkwave music is complex and realistic on the emotional spectrum, just like the soundtrack of the passionate awakening youth. Lola Who caught up with Victor Pakpour and Wyatt Ininns to find out how it is to self-release your own music, and infusing emotions into their songs.
Fort Lean is not a literal place. Itor rather they are a rock band and one not so easily described. To quote a great deal of their previous press, they are classic rock-inflected, hyper-chill Brooklyn indie-poppers and slack-rockers, as well as an east-coast band with a west-coast vibe. In addition to all of that, Fort…