CMW 2013 Show Picks

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For those who want to take part in this year’s Canadian Music Week, we’ve handpicked a selection of shows to help you navigate through all the indie soot. If you’re willing to do a bit of traveling, there’s plenty to offer in the way of psych and garage. Here are this year’s nominees.


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Elephant Stone
Ragga sitar psych

Thursday — The Garrison 1030PM


 


shiny-darkly

Shiny Darkly
Copenhagen psych

Wednesday — The Garrison 11PM (Crunchy Frog Showcase)
Thursday —  Brooklynn  9PM


 


Pirates+Canoe

Pirates Canoe
Japanese Americana folk

Wednesday — Clinton’s @ 8PM (Japan Nite)


 


besnard-lakes

Besnard Lakes
Montreal space voyagers

Friday — Lee’s Palace 1230AM


 


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Maica Mia
Montreal-based minimalist, experimental, sound collage duo

Friday — Silver Dollar 9PM


 


bb-guns

The BB Guns
Bubble-gum Toronto garage pop produced by Fucked Up’s Brian Borcherdt

Friday — Silver Dollar 2AM


 


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Legato Vipers
Throwback ’60s inspired instrumental surf rock

Friday — Supermarket 2AM


 


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Castle If & Cell Memory
New age-y Canadian Kraut

Saturday — Comfort Zone 10PM


 


cousins

Cousins
East Coast garage rock

Saturday — Parts & Labour 1230AM


 


x-ray-eyeballs

X-Ray Eyeballs
New wave steeped in hollow, jangling synths

Thursday — Silver Dollar 12AM
Friday — Silver Dollar 1AM
Saturday — Silver Dollar 12AM


 


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B-17
Toronto space rockers on Optical Sounds
Saturday — Silver Dollar 2AM


 


revolvers

Revolvers
’60s garage psych

Sunday — Annex Live 11PM


 


deep-space-cowboys

Deep Space Cowboys
Dark, experimental psych

Sunday — Annex Live 11PM


 

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