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The Pack AD with the Turncoats
Fri, Sep 10
The Slice - Lethbridge


Time: 9:30

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In 2008, the world discovered the Pack a.d., an unassuming Vancouver duo who reintroduced listeners to a blistering assault of scuffed, scarred bluesy riffs, pounding drums and unholy howls * rock *n* roll as it was meant to be played. Drummer Maya Miller and guitarist/vocalist Becky Black may have cut their teeth on the mean streets of East Vancouver, but their superb recordings Tintype and Funeral Mixtape (both released in 2008 on Mint Records) made it clear that these were no city-girl dilettantes: both of *em had something wild and wonderful running through their veins.

This spring, the Pack a.d. unleash we kill computers (Mint), a ragged, thundering wallop of an album that makes their earlier releases sound tame by comparison. Unshackled from the swampy weight of the blues, Becky and Maya attack their tunes with the gleeful viciousness of coyotes descending on a carcass. Once again, they teamed up with the supremely talented Jesse Gander (Japandroids, Bison b.c.), and the two women worked diligently to capture the sweaty intensity of their live act * in 2009, they played a staggering 157 shows * in the studio. They recorded razor-edged garage rock straight off the floor to analog tape. From the sawtoothed snarl of guitars that lead into album opener *Deer* to the heavy Sabbath-worthy riffs of *1880,* these 13 tracks bristle with a newfound sense of crispness and precision: we kill computers is as raw and urgent as a Pack a.d. performance.  or

The Turncoats are: KYLE! Harmon (batterie and bvox) Paul Holden (contrabass and bvox) Andrew Scott (wooden guitar and vox) Arrrlen Wutch (electricity guitar and vox) And the honorary members are: Sir Pleasant Ross Samuel and Sir Ryan Heseltine

Alt country's newest rockabilly champions of the spaghetti westerns underdogs have arrived! The energetic and enthusiastic quartet have recently finished recording their second full length album, 'Teeth Like A Chainsaw', and are eager to get the music road tested. Over the past two years the Turncoats have played a wide variety of festivals and venues including the Mainstage at the South Country Fair, Spectrum, and have been featured on CTV, CKXU and Global TV in Lethbridge and on the A-Channel in Calgary. They have had the opportunity to share the stage with many of Alberta's finest acts including Corb Lund and the Hurtin' Albertans, John Wort Hannam, and Tim Williams.


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