Silent Shout: Plazas / New Chance / Katie McBride / Isla Den

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September 29, 2018 @ 21:00
159 Augusta Ave.
Ontario M5T 2L4
Silent Shout: Plazas / New Chance / Katie McBride / Isla Den @ Handlebar
Silent Shout is thrilled to present the album release show for DISTANT DESIRES, the first full length album by one of Canada’s best and brightest electronic pop artists, PLAZAS. Joining her is an incredible lineup of intrepid electronic navigators: Toronto megatalents New Chance, Katie McBride, and Isla Den.

// Plazas

“So close yet so far away, intangible like a dream, a parallel universe. That’s how I felt when I first moved from Vancouver to Toronto. A feeling that is difficult to describe in the spoken word, but flowed itself into the songs on this album.

It may feel like it’s been a (really) long wait, but the night has finally arrived and I cannot wait to share Distant Desires, my self-produced debut. An inter-dimensional synthpop album that reflects upon the past within my own futuristic dream world. This one is for you my friends, near and far.”

First glimpse of new album:
“The Observatory” video:

// New Chance

“Murky and disorienting in the best way” – NOW Magazine
“Not pop, not dance, not avant-garde but some strange realm in between.” – Noisey

// Katie McBride

“Skeletal R&B with blissful electronics and jazz impulses, gently moving towards some sweet shore.” – Clash Magazine
“Deliberate, breathless” – The Fader
The Skyline:

// Isla Den

“Sliced vocoded vocals and tender tides lap through a shifting prism of blue hues…like yelling into the bottomless azure where no voice can reach.” –

PWYC (suggested $8)
Poster and event video by Roxanne Ignatius