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Devo at 40! We join a stacked bill at House of Targ Aug 25! 

We're so stoked for this show!

We join a super-group Devo cover band on this stacked bill that includes Man Made Hill and Douce Angoisse.

The celebration goes down at House of Targ in Ottawa on Saturday August 25, 9pm. 

You can join the conversation over here on Facebook

See you there! 

From the Targ event on Facebook:

For this momentous moment in history, a cover band has formed and called themselves ARE WE NOT DEVO? WE ARE NOT! Front to back, they will perform Devo's first album, Q: ARE WE NOT MEN? A: WE ARE DEVO! in celebration of its North American release date on August 28th, 1978 – the day that music got a little more weird. 

ARE WE NOT DEVO? WE ARE NOT! is made up of these Toronto people: 
Vocals/synth – Andrew Payne (Vanity Phase, Century Palm) 
Guitar – Fraser Wynne (First Base) 
Guitar – Alex Hamlyn (Century Palm) 
Bass – Mike Simpson (First Base, Teen Archer) 
Drums – Jesse Locke (Tough Age, Simply Saucer, Chandra, Rotten Column, Feel Alright, Century Palm) 

MAN MADE HILL (Hamilton) 
He will mesmerize your eyes with his body moves. He will pack your ears in a suitcase and take you on a trip through the tone zone. He will stimulate your brain with his humour jokes.  
https://manmadehill.bandcamp.com/releases 

DOUCE ANGOISSE (Montreal) 
Feel the soft anguish of this solid electro pop. 
https://youtu.be/Hv51kCu1Ksg 
https://douceangoisse.bandcamp.com/ 

EXPANDA FUZZ 
Start the night off in a fuzzy, garagey, droney haze. Sounds like a perfect evening to me.  
https://youtu.be/Ox3a0rtQuL0 
https://expandafuzz.bandcamp.com/music  

19+ 

$10 at the door

 

Top 5 for Friday at Sled...what a blast 

Expanda Fuzz at the The Palomino Smokehouse: By Michael Grondin for BeatRoute (AB)

A huge thanks to Sled Island for having Expanda Fuzz along for your incredible bash this year! 

Thanks also to Mike Bell for putting us on his Theyyscene's TOP 5 LIST for Friday at Sled...what an honour to be named alongside these incredible acts: http://theyyscene.com/2018/06/22/mike-bells-top-5-sled-island-2018-picks-for-friday/

Until next time, Calgary!

Expanda Fuzz at Sloth Records. Photo by Arif Ansari

Next up! Ottawa Explosion & Sled Island 

Expanda Fuzz: by Petr Maur

Ottawa Explosion is just around the corner and we kick of the fest this year on June 13th playing the 27 Club. 

DETAILS:

The 27 Club Ottawa - 27 York St, Ottawa

8:30pm / $10 or wristband

Expanda Fuzz

Fruit and Flowers

Foam

The Heavy Medicine Band

Facebook details here.

 

Right after OXW winds down, we're off to Calgary to play Sled Island!

We've got two shows:

Thursday, June 21st

SLOTH RECORDS PRESENTS

Slow Tide - 1pm

Bad Buddy - 2pm

Expanda Fuzz - 3pm

The Garrys - 4pm

 

Friday, June 22nd

PALOMINO (upstairs)

Expanda Fuzz - 11:30 pm

 

 

 

Expanda Fuzz at Irene's in Ottawa May 19 

Expanda Fuzz at the Ship & Anchor in Calgary

Hey friends!

On Saturday May 19th we return to the stage, raging full of new fuzz-up freak-outs from our new LP (which we'll be announcing soon...be sure to sign up to our newsletter to get details first!) 

We join Chris Landry and the Seasick Mommas for a fun show that also includes legendary lounge lizard and lover of hot dogs, THE Remi Royale!

It's Chris Landry's big 4-0, so come out and celebrate with us at Irene's, 9pm. 

Facebook details are here.

 

Expanda Fuzz play Ottawa Explosion and Sled Island!  

Photo from Sled Island 2017, by Arif Ansari. 

We psyched to announce we're playing two of our very favourite festivals again this summer.

June 13th, we kick off Ottawa Explosion at the 27 Club in Ottawa.

Explosion was our very first show 2 years ago and we're thrilled to be a part of this amazing, underground DIY fest again this year.

You can get early bird tickets from the Ottawa Explosion site here

The following week, from June 20 to 24, we're at Calgary's Sled Island!

Home of our friends at Saved By Vinyl, we're so happy to be heading west again this Summer.

Watch for our show updates at Sled coming soon! 

Cups N Cakes: A DIY labour of love comp!  

This limited cassette comp is streaming on Episode 109 over at Cups now

We're thrilled to be a part of this - our first compilation!

Cups N Cakes have been such great supporters during the early days of the Expanda Fuzz journey, so we're excited to contribute an unreleased track to this sexy, cool looking cassette!

In fact, the track is one of the very first songs we ever wrote and recorded. Expanda Fuzz history, folks! 

Find out more about the comp here

You can order it from Cups N Cakes now. And we'll also have a very limited handful for sale at our Ottawa Explosion show on June 13 at the 27 Club...more details on that show coming soon.

 

Expanda Fuzz play #MEGAPHONO2018 

Expanda Fuzz photo Petr Maur! 

Next up we play #MEGAPHONO2018!

If you haven't been before, this is a great indie festival that showcases incredible underground artists from near and far, while showing off our thriving-sometimes-frozen Ottawa music scene hot🔥bed to international delegates.

We play Friday, February 9th at House Of Targ

DETAILS:

Michael Rault 
http://www.megaphono.tv/2018/michael-rault 

Expanda Fuzz 
That's us, natch! 

SUNSHINE & THE BLUE MOON 
http://www.megaphono.tv/2018/sunshine-and-the-blue-moon 

Queen Of Swords 
http://www.megaphono.tv/2018/queen-of-swords 

at House of Targ 
1077 Bank Street 

$10 advance / $12 doors 
Free with MEGA PASS or FO’SHOWS wristband
Advance tickets available in stores at The Record Centre, Vertigo Records, both locations of Compact Music, and online here.

Doors at 9:00 pm 
19+ / licensed

Facebook event is here!

Get your passes here: TICKETS!

Here are the artists: ARTISTS AT MEGAPHONO 2018

 

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"This two-piece would be equally at home playing to the beard-strokers at a Warhol Factory Party as they would be ignoring their neighbour’s angry knocks for making too much racket in the garage". - Sled Island

"Sometimes some stripped back rock'n'roll is just enough, add in the darker garage edge, and that's enough boxes ticked for me!" - Beehive Candy

"Expanda Fuzz may be my new favorite band." - Brent Oliver, Artistic Director, Up + DT Festival, on Twitter

About:
Expanda Fuzz
was conceived attempting to rip apart a Pink Floyd song with a distorted bass and a fuzz-driven guitar through a ripped speaker cabinet...while playing to a Roland 404 sampler. The result of that experiment can be heard on the duo’s new record ‘Bleuets’, where they showcase their brand of catchy, droney, post-punk songs that hook heavily into a psych-garage sound.

Think Kim Deal fronting the Velvet Underground, or Mary Timony jamming with Suicide. And while that initial Pink Floyd cover has yet to surface, many more Expanda Fuzz releases are planned for 2017.
 

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