Their sound is in the adjacency of polyrhythmic drums, delicate accents, and sprawling guitars -- a melange that would swamp less capable groups.
“I’m open to whatever anyone wants to call it,” he says. “I have a hard enough time describing it to anybody; I welcome any categorization that anyone has. But at the same time, I also plan on trying to obliterate that categorization.”
Tune in to The Late Show with David Letterman tonight on CBS to see The Barr Brothers perform "Even The Darkness Has Arms" from their newly-released sophomore album 'Sleeping Operator.'
Listen to the full session to hear more from the Barr Brothers, including how a fire at a gig led to their relocation to Montreal, and their thoughts on why the harp is a blues and rock 'n' roll instrument.
Watch The Barr Brothers perform in the WGNtv Music Lounge
"...the Barr Brothers clearly have caught the spirit of the legendary 1967 “Basement” recordings, for this Montreal quartet explores the same no-man’s land between sense and nonsense, front-porch picking and garage-rock."
Job offer - Manager, Marketing
We’re looking to hire someone with music industry sales and marketing experience that will manage the global marketing and general day-to-day needs of the company’s projects. The individual must have a strong understanding of the various areas involved in the setup and marketing of an album, be capable of developing and coordinating those areas, and be comfortable flipping back and forth between managing teams and hands-on execution of day-to-day tasks.
'In Conflict’, the title track from Owen Pallett’s critically acclaimed, Polaris Music Prize 2014 short-listed album, now has an accompanying video directed by Jason Last.
Time Out London calls ‘In Conflict’ "a heady, beautiful and captivating album that demands and deserves your full attention and it won't be bettered by much else this year".
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