Wavelength Music Festival THIRTEEN - Doldrums, Do Make Say Think, Lullabye Arkestra, Cookie Duster +
Wavelength Music Festival THIRTEEN
February 14-17th, 2013 - Toronto
THIRTEEN sees Wavelength's annual anniversary celebrations re-imagined as the Wavelength Music Festival running from February 14 through 17, 2013 in downtown Toronto. The winter counter-weight to Wavelength's ALL CAPS! Island Festival, #WL13 is a four-night live curated mixtape of the best independent music in the Canadian music community in 2013. This year's line-up includes: DOLDRUMS, DO MAKE SAY THINK, EVENING HYMNS, CADENCE WEAPON, COOKIE DUSTER, LULLABYE ARKESTRA + MORE (complete listings, below.)
**Tickets & all-access festival passes ($39) on sale Monday, January 14, 2013 at Rotate This, Soundscapes and Ticketfly.com**
DAY 1: Thursday, February 14th
@ The Shop under Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen St. W.
9pm - $10 adv / $13 door
(Toronto - original soul/metal Valentine's duo - first show in over a year! / Vice Records)
Ell V Gore
(Toronto - kings of the gothic post-punk underground - debut record out in the spring!)
(Toronto - masters of blissed-out Krautrock melody - Wavelength Artist Incubator band)
(Toronto - econo-jamming punk-rock power trio)
(Toronto - live dubbed out electronic beats / turntablist trickster / member of iNSiDEaMiND, Phonosaurus Records)
DAY 2: Friday, February 15th
@ Black Box Theatre/The Great Hall Downstairs, 1087 Queen St. W.
9pm - $15 adv / $18 door
(Montreal/Toronto - Canadian techno-pop rising star - Pitchfork/NME/Guardian-approved - "Lesser Evil" ALBUM release party! / Arbutus Records)
(Montreal/Edmonton - avant-rap icon and 2012 Polaris Music Prize-shortlister / Upper Class Recordings)
(Montreal/Vancouver - pastoral electro-pop with BRAIDS vocalist Raphaelle Standell-Preston / Arbutus Records)
(Toronto - Young Mother's Jesse Laderoute goes glam-rock)
(Toronto - danceable spazz-punk w/ members of Odonis Odonis, Pants & Tie / Pleasence Records)
DAY 3: Saturday, February 16th
@ The Great Hall Upstairs, 1087 Queen St. W.
9pm - $15 adv / $18 door 19+
Do Make Say Think
(Toronto - GLOBAL INNOVATORS of instrumental post-rock make a rare hometown appearance! / Constellation Records)
(Toronto/Peterborough - intimate indie folk collective's Spectral Dusk topped many 2012 album lists / featuring LIVE VISUALS by Joshua Bonnetta)
(Montreal - ARCADE FIRE & BELL ORCHESTRE violinist unveils her incredible new solo material!)
(Toronto/Montreal - swoony tribal ambient pop trio)
(Toronto - Robin Dann and friends' jazz/R&B lullabies)
DAY 4: Sunday, February 17th
@ The Garrison, 1197 Dundas St. W.
9pm - $10 adv / $13 door 19+
Co-presented with Kazoo!
(Toronto - LIVE DEBUT of Brendan Canning's pre-BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE electro-pop band)
(Guelph - the Gordon Brothers' sexy soul-pop crew)
Henri Fabergé & the Adorables
(Toronto - REUNION SHOW for the 2006-era indie-pop collective / feat. Maylee Todd, Laura Barrett & more!)
Cell Memory & Castle If
(Toronto - mysterious new electro-drone entity)
(Guelph/Toronto - surf-rock from the Shadowy Men school)
Projections by General Chaos Visuals
With your host, Doc Pickles
More to be announced!
***ALL-ACCESS FESTIVAL PASS (incl. entry to all events) $39***
Advance tickets and passes available January 14th at Rotate This, Soundscapes and TicketFly.com.
The Canada Council for the Arts * Ontario Arts Council * Toronto Arts Council * The SOCAN Foundation * Steam Whistle Brewing * blogTO * Exclaim * ShowGopher
Wavelength is Toronto’s longest-running and most influential underground music forum, dedicated to presenting genre-smashing concerts and festivals, building innovative bridges within our city’s musical communities and throughout our country’s artistic landscape while challenging artists and audiences to broaden their aural perceptions. "Support art locally. Globalize it vocally."
Festival Blog: http://wavelengthtoronto.tumblr.com/
Twitter: @wavelengthmusic #WL13