Upcoming Shows
Patrick Watson October 05, 2015
Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver , BC
Patrick Watson October 06, 2015
Errington War Memorial Hall, Errington , BC
Patrick Watson October 08, 2015
The Crocodile, Seattle, WA
Patrick Watson October 09, 2015
Doug Fir, Portland, OR
Patrick Watson October 11, 2015
The Independent, San Francisco, CA
Patrick Watson October 13, 2015
Teragram Ballroom, Los Angeles, CA
Emilie & Ogden October 17, 2015
Ears Wide Open Festival, Göttingen DE
Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart October 18, 2015
Vera, Groningen (NL)
Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart October 19, 2015
Z-Bau, Nuremberg (DE)
Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart October 20, 2015
UT Connewitz, Leipzig (DE)
Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart October 22, 2015
Culturalna,, Warsaw (PL)
Emilie & Ogden October 23, 2015
Whelan’s , Dublin IE
Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart October 24, 2015
Elevate Festival, Graz (AT)
Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart October 25, 2015
Mame, Padova (IT)
Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart October 26, 2015
Bronson, Ravenna (IT)
Emilie & Ogden October 26, 2015
Koko , London UK
Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart October 27, 2015
L’Amalgame, Yverdon-les-Bains (CH)
Emilie & Ogden October 27, 2015
Trinity Centre , Bristol UK
Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart October 28, 2015
Soy Festival, Nantes (FR)
Emilie & Ogden October 28, 2015
Gorilla, Manchester UK
Emilie & Ogden October 30, 2015
Brudenell Social Club , Leeds UK
Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart October 31, 2015
Jameson Urban Routes, Lisbon (PT)
Emilie & Ogden October 31, 2015
Oran Mor , Glasgow UK
Emilie & Ogden November 01, 2015
Rescue Room , Nottingham UK
Emilie & Ogden November 05, 2015
Iceland Airwaves Festival, Reykjavik (Iceland)
June 11, 2014

New Barr Brothers Album - Sleeping Operator out this fall

The Barr Brothers are thrilled to announce the release of their long-awaited follow-up, the intense and expansive ‘Sleeping Operator,’ out October 7 on Secret City Records.

‘Sleeping Operator represents an immense creative output. The group, featuring brothers Brad on guitar/vocals and Andrew on drums, classical harpist Sarah Pagé, and pianist/bassist Andrès Vial, recorded 40 tracks in the process of making this record. The 13 songs on ‘Sleeping Operator’ are meditative and explosive, exploring the far reaches of folk laced with West African influences, hypnotic modernist pulsing and beyond. While the record extends into cinematic and other-worldly territories, it maintains a campfire-like intimacy throughout.

The album was produced by The Barr Brothers and recorded and mixed by Ryan Freeland (Bonnie Raitt, Aimee Mann, Ray Lamontagne) in Montreal and Los Angeles. The band was joined by local neighborhood guests from Arcade Fire (Richard Reed Parry), Patrick Watson’s band, The Luyas, Bassekou Kouyate’s band and Little Scream along the way. Known for their unique orchestrations, the band used a plethora of instruments to embellish this album including a variety of horns, marimba, ngoni (West African stringed instrument), an instrument made by a fan called a cardboardium, hammered dulcimer, and pedal steel to make a sound that is sui generis.

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Black Matter


November 6, 2015

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