Preview: Suuns at Black Cat in D.C., April 16

Preview: Suuns at Black Cat in D.C., April 16

Montreal rock band, Suuns, were formed in 2006 when vocalist/guitarist Ben Shemie and guitarist/bassist Joe Yarmush got together to make some beats which quickly evolved into a few songs. The duo was soon joined by drummer Liam O’Neill and bassist/keyboardist Max Henry. Suuns signed to Secretly Canadian records in 2010. The same year, Suuns released […]

5GB With Caspian; Playing Rock & Roll Hotel, Dec 4

5GB With Caspian; Playing Rock & Roll Hotel, Dec 4

Post-rock band Caspian plays The Rock and Roll Hotel tomorrow in support of their September release, Waking Season, and it’s a must-see for fans of heavy, ethereal rock with a soft instrumental edge. After numerous European and American tours, the band has opened for Fang Island, Cursive and Minus the Bear, and most recently was […]

5GB With Elephant Stone; Playing DC9, Dec 4

5GB With Elephant Stone; Playing DC9, Dec 4

“Hindie-rock.” I bet you’ve never heard that one before, and neither had I until I listened to Elephant Stone. Heavily influenced by Indian classical music, sitarist/bassist Rishi Dhir formed the Canadian band in 2009 and was immediately taken in by the indie/psyche scene. After touring with the Brian Jonestown Massacre in 2011, they are touring […]

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