Timber Timbre Receive Polaris Music Prize Nomination + New Single
Canadian folk band, Timber Timbre have been nominated for the prestigious Polaris Music Prize. Modelled on the Mercury Music Prize, the award is awarded annually to the best Canadian album.
The band's latest album, Creep On Creepin' On, is included on the award's long-list alongside other Canadian acts, such as Arcade Fire, Austra and Women.
Meanwhile, on June 20th, the band will release album title track 'Creep on Creepin' On' digitally, via Full Time Hobby
Life's too short to be in an everyday band; or so Montreal-based the Luyas would have you believe. Unafraid to bypass the conventions of 'normal' pop music, the five piece create a brand of experimental-pop that is refreshingly original and imaginative. Their unusual music, with its fragile melodies and intense crescendos, is matched only by their unusual choice of instruments and band name, and surmounts to a sound that's as far from mediocrity as you could possibly get. The band... (continued) [read more]
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