OUT OF FLUX WITH THE UNIVERSE: the canada trans electropop scene

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this is my favourite scene in music right now tbh

start here: https://blackdresses.bandcamp.com/album/wasteisolation

proceed to: girls rituals, rook, anyone else from this compilation that catches your ear

note that for the purposes of this thread, katie dey is a canadian

imago, Monday, 18 June 2018 14:13 (ten months ago) Permalink

Cool thread !

sunburst N snowblind (Ross), Monday, 18 June 2018 18:37 (ten months ago) Permalink

Black Dresses is my favorite album this year, but I think it goes in the category of things I love unconditionally that I can't imagine recommending to anyone I currently know IRL.

if you're on the right wavelength, it's basically everything. I'm slightly less enthusiastic about Girls Rituals, but the track "It's Not That Deep" hits similar highs.

fffv, Monday, 18 June 2018 23:18 (ten months ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

rook put out an album today and it rules and you should send her some money.

https://rooksfeather.bandcamp.com/album/shed-blood

fffv, Tuesday, 3 July 2018 00:42 (nine months ago) Permalink

oh sick I'll listen to this presently

imago, Tuesday, 3 July 2018 08:43 (nine months ago) Permalink

this is sounding amazing

imago, Tuesday, 3 July 2018 13:51 (nine months ago) Permalink

two months pass...

seems like rook is putting out another album tonight, stay tuned

imago, Monday, 17 September 2018 23:31 (seven months ago) Permalink

Katie Dey deleted her twitter :( a lot of her tweets in recent months were really concerning, I hope she's okay

josh az (2011nostalgia), Tuesday, 18 September 2018 03:09 (seven months ago) Permalink

me too

meanwhile, here's new rook https://rooksfeather.bandcamp.com/album/parasite

imago, Tuesday, 25 September 2018 21:32 (seven months ago) Permalink

hi im outta hospital & doing well <3 not gonna use twitter a lot though because its brain hell . not that i used it much before .... anyway love u

— katie dey (@katie_dey) September 28, 2018

all power to her <3

imago, Saturday, 29 September 2018 00:05 (six months ago) Permalink

monday pic.twitter.com/zjvUovT3R6

— Black Dresses (@BlackDresses666) October 12, 2018

who needed a new black dresses? yes that's right - all of us! and this one they made while in the same room...

imago, Friday, 12 October 2018 18:32 (six months ago) Permalink

dizzy/devi has been doing heroic and slightly scary work unmasking an abusive doctor on twitter btw so there might have to be some sort of legal kickstarter soon. or maybe the guy will kill himself, which would be preferable

imago, Friday, 12 October 2018 18:34 (six months ago) Permalink

boom

https://blackdresses.bandcamp.com/album/hell-is-real

imago, Monday, 15 October 2018 15:10 (six months ago) Permalink

The compilation this thread is named after seems to have been removed from Bandcamp. For someone who never got around to buying it: is there anywhere else it can be found? A reason for its absence, related or unrelated to all the other obvious upheaval in these artists’ lives atm?

You're all losing so many points on your progress bars (Champiness), Monday, 15 October 2018 18:07 (six months ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

On the new moon in Scorpio ♏️ Wednesday November 7th at 16:01 EST @katie_dey and i will be releasing our first full length album together! 💌 pic.twitter.com/PD5OeBq24Z

— Dei Genetrix (@dei_genetrix) November 1, 2018

katie dey + dei genetrix (fka girls rituals) album out november 7th!!!!

ufo, Thursday, 1 November 2018 23:57 (five months ago) Permalink

!!!!!!!!

josh az (2011nostalgia), Friday, 2 November 2018 00:38 (five months ago) Permalink

!!!!!!!!

― josh az (2011nostalgia), Friday, 2 November 2018 00:38 (two minutes ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

imago, Friday, 2 November 2018 00:41 (five months ago) Permalink

So this is cool then

imago, Thursday, 8 November 2018 15:32 (five months ago) Permalink

i like the weird MIDI pop thing they're going for here in places but the overall sound design doesn't really grab me in the same way that katie's solo work does, and they haven't really made the vocals mesh with it very well (this was a problem for me on girls rituals and black dresses albums too)

like the 'bedroom prog' tag though

ufo, Thursday, 8 November 2018 15:39 (five months ago) Permalink

It's no Flood Network and it's no WASTEISOLATION, but it's cool imo

imago, Thursday, 8 November 2018 16:46 (five months ago) Permalink

I do suspect it'll grow on me too

imago, Thursday, 8 November 2018 18:29 (five months ago) Permalink

When it hits the highs there are things on this one that I think might become my absolute favourites out of any of the records, but then there are patches where it just doesn't move me at all (I actually think the first track was one of these, just didn't gel for me at the start).

emil.y, Friday, 9 November 2018 15:36 (five months ago) Permalink

the run of die or be killed through into the sky is exceptional, as is pigs don't feel pain

imago, Friday, 9 November 2018 15:56 (five months ago) Permalink

two months pass...

New BD on Feb 5

imago, Wednesday, 30 January 2019 19:47 (two months ago) Permalink

voila

https://blackdresses.bandcamp.com/album/thank-you

#anthemz

imago, Tuesday, 5 February 2019 06:33 (two months ago) Permalink

"wheel of fortune" struck me on first listen

good continuation of a great sound

will give it a few more goes this week
and hopefully over the next few months too

nxd, Tuesday, 5 February 2019 10:15 (two months ago) Permalink

WATER is the one for me, on first listen

imago, Tuesday, 5 February 2019 10:16 (two months ago) Permalink

new album is v v good

opening for Odonis Odonis on 04/04 which is an inspired pairing

bhad bundy (Simon H.), Wednesday, 13 February 2019 19:55 (two months ago) Permalink

went top of the 2019 RYM chart at the last update. chaos has ensued. a bit reminiscent of when they showed up on the ILM albums poll, but maybe a little less polite

imago, Thursday, 14 February 2019 11:09 (two months ago) Permalink

xp yesss love odonis odonis

nxd, Friday, 15 February 2019 10:32 (two months ago) Permalink

one month passes...

oh wow I hadn't realized that was their first-ever live show. they killed it

Simon H., Friday, 5 April 2019 10:52 (two weeks ago) Permalink

You went???? I AM SO JEALOUS.

emil.y, Friday, 5 April 2019 12:18 (two weeks ago) Permalink

honestly best show I've seen in month, such an inspired pairing, great receptive crowd for them to debut to. kudos to whoever thought it up.

Simon H., Friday, 5 April 2019 23:50 (two weeks ago) Permalink

i love this music and these people and support the general premise of this thread

james brooks, Saturday, 6 April 2019 21:21 (two weeks ago) Permalink


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