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Preoccupations reissue ‘Cassette’ on vinyl

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Preoccupations Cassette EP cover

Due to popular demand, Preoccupations will be reissuing their debut ‘Cassette‘ EP on vinyl on August 4th. The EP is available now digitally as well. ‘Cassette’ will be self released and distributed via Jagjaguwar worldwide and available via Flemish Eye in Canada. In late 2013, Preoccupations released a small-run cassette EP only available on tour. Due to high demand and critical acclaim, Cassette… Read more »

Preoccupations announce world tour

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Preoccupations will be touring this spring playing a series of North America dates including Coachella, Shaky Knees and Mission Creek Festivals and Canadian dates in Ottawa, Quebec City, Fredericton and Halifax. The dates will see the band cross North America before they head to Europe to play more shows including Primavera Festival. Known for their commanding live show Preoccupations play with precision… Read more »

Culture Addicts’ picks for the best albums of 2016

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Culture Addicts albums 2016

It’s that time of the year again, when we wrap up the last 365 days of music with our favourites of the year. There were loads of great releases during 2016 and we’ve boiled it down to handful of albums that we liked best (in no particular order). We popped up a video from each album to give you a little… Read more »

Preoccupations release visual accompaniment to ‘Memory’

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Preoccupations wrap up 2016 by releasing a video of epic proportions, unleashing the visual accompaniment for Memory. The song featuring Dan Boeckner of Wolf Parade is the cornerstone track from their recently released critically acclaimed self-titled album. Now, the band has unveiled a harrowing 11 minute short film that NPR calls “just as fraught with nervous energy and tension as its song and subject.” Watch Memory via YouTube below. The… Read more »

Preoccupations release 11-minute track ‘Memory’ featuring Wolf Parade’s Dan Boeckner

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Memory is perhaps the most important moment on the new self-titled Preoccupations album. At just over 11 minutes long, it’s been described as the album’s keystone, with an intimate narrative and a truly timeless post-punk centre. Like many classic songs in history, Memory is carved into distinct sections — both emotional and transcendent. Speaking of the track, Monty of Preoccupations notes the song “was the second one that… Read more »