The release show was absolutely phenomenal! Art D’ecco brought the power rock, Michael and the Slumberland Band brought a deep gypsy swing, The Prettys their vintage tones, and Devours the heavy rhythms and Goosebumps Theme Song samples. 4 x 4 is proving to be a consistently diverse night. Aside from the show highlighting all of the different styles we sometimes miss in Vancouver, this compilation only embodies the thought even more. We are honoured to be a part of this compilation alongside some of the most talented bands in the city. It only gets better in that all of the proceeds will be donated to Girls Rock Camp Vancouver just in time for their annual program!
So honoured to be a part of the THIRD Common Courtesy Compilation! 100% of the proceeds from each compilation. will go to Girls Rock Camp Vancouver. AND, if that isn’t enough, you can also catch a few of the artists at The Fox Cabaret on May 18 ~ EVENT! ヽ(゜∇゜)ノ
photo cred: steven shepherd
We have been a little silent as of late, so it seemed like the right time to fill you all in on what’s happening.
In case you haven’t been keeping track of us on Facebook, we’ve been busy planning and writing since our short weekend tour at the end of January. The past few months have been incredibly full for us despite our outward appearance.
In March, we had the privilege of taking part in International Women’s Day with Sofar Sounds. It was our first take-away and acoustic show, taking place in a very friendly house full of music enthusiasts. Admission was by donation and the audience wasn’t informed of the line-up or location of the private event until the morning of the show. Needless to say, we had an amazing time and were humbled to even find some of you there (thank you!). The organizers were warm and welcoming, the audience attentive and enthusiastic, and other performers beautiful and unique. They will be releasing exclusive live videos from the show in the next few weeks so, keep your eyes open for that.
Aside from a massive announcement that we will be sharing near the end of the month (STAY TUNED), we’re excited to work on our new material that we feel completely diverges from our older work. In that, we’re confident that you will appreciate the steps we’ve taken to incorporate new, refreshing influences and elements. Though we still do not feel that we have completely pinpointed where we stand in genre, we feel we’re only getting closer and more comfortable musically.
That being said, each of us have been hard at work with other projects as well whether it’s Patrick and his other seventy-plus projects and recording services or Jeremiah’s session work in Mesa Luna and Megan Twist. Things are busy at the Alea Rae HQ, so stay tuned for more developments!
See you soon,