Motel Raphael provide Montreal style pop


Motel Raphael came to Lethbridge all the way from Montreal, Nov. 3 to play for an intimate audience at the Slice, kicking off their ninth anniversary week.

 The three front women showed off some excellent vocal harmoniesMotel Raphael played Lethbridge for the first time, Nov. 3. Photo by Richard Amery and strummed guitars while a backing band including a bassist, drummer and an xylophone player  played addictive indie pop music, though weren’t well served by high volume which made their voices more piercing. than they needed to be.

 They didn’t have a  lot of people in the audience, but the ones there, mostly seated at a big table in front of the stage were already fans as they cheered each note the band played and each song they introduced.

 They took the opportunity to play a couple of new songs from an upcoming album for a very receptive audience, all of whom applauded.

— by Richard Amery, L.A. Beat Editor
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 12 November 2014 18:01 )