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Ep. #145: Cousins

Cousins is an excellent two-piece band from Halifax, Nova Scotia featuring Leigh Dotey and Aaron Mangle. They make an impassioned, fun kind of indie-rock and their latest album, The Halls of Wickwire, is rad and out now via Hand Drawn Dracula Records. A few weeks ago at the Halifax Pop Explosion, Aaron took me for a drive and chat while he was running errands. Here, Aaron and I discuss running stopping signs and narrowly missing a limo, Aaron’s 1985 Mercedes Benz station wagon, in the Maritimes the pedestrian is the king of the road, Athens Restaurant, fancy car vacuum, stopping by a Halifax liquor store, Aaron’s house show featuring Joyful Talk, Jon Mckiel, and Freelove Fenner, Boxing Rock Beer from Shelburne Nova Scotia, house comedy shows, Wolfville Nova Scotia, King’s College, 19+ or 30+, security, no hoods, Back to the Future, Reduce Reuse Recycle Responsible, Jay Crocker’s car, the bands Bad Vibrations and Husband and Knife, down at the Khyber, Charles Austin’s Ultramagnetic Studio, there’s Cold Specks, Sarah Mangle, Aaron is a letter carrier for Canada Post, weird mail, oh I meant weed mail, the new Khyber, asbestos, city ruses, meeting people, Aaron Levin from Weird Canada, some background about Cousins and their new album The Halls of Wickwire, Aaron’s late, beloved grandmother and her influence on Cousins, Leigh from Cousins, Ben from PS I Love You, psychic grandmother and the game of Scat, Nicole from Aux and two North of America records, the song “Body,” a murder mystery, specific writing, Cousins is taking a break, yelling at Paul from PS I Love You, the song “Death Man,” and then we were alone.

Related links: cousinscousins.bandcamp.com handdrawndracula.com vishkhanna.com

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KYEO/CFRU Present: PETER ELKAS GUELPH RESIDENCY! WSG!

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Every Thursday in Guelph!
KYEO & CFRU 93.3 FM Present:

Peter Elkas
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Very Special Guests for Each Show!

In honour of the February 22nd release of his new album, Repeat Offender (out on Joel Plaskett‘s New Scotland Records), acclaimed, Toronto-based artist Peter Elkas is playing in Guelph every Thursday night in March.

The shows feature an impressive list of opening artists and guests (most of whom have their own brand new records coming out soon) and the first four will take place at the Ebar.
The final show will be a completely acoustic, no P.A. performance at Folkway Music.

Here’s the complete line-up of shows and special guests:

In Support of Out on the Shelf
KYEO & CFRU 93.3 FM Present:

Peter Elkas
In Guelph Every Thursday in March!

Thursday March 3rd – Ebar* w/ Daniel Romano

Thursday March 10th – Ebar* w/ Sisters Euclid & Christine Bougie

Thursday March 17th – Ebar* w/ Shotgun Jimmie & Jay Crocker

Thursday March 24th – Ebar* – Kazoo! Fest Launch w/ Glory Glory Man United & Pat LePoidevin

Thursday March 31st – Folkway Music – UNPLUGGED w/ Jessy Bell-Smith and Rich Burnett

*w/Special Guest:
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DJ Charless

The Ebar – 41 Quebec St. – Guelph
9:30 PM – AA/LIC

Folkway Music – 163 Suffolk St. – Guelph
8:00 PM – AA

Each show:
$8 with non-perishable item for the Guelph Food Bank
$10 without

Tickets Only Available at the Door!

All proceeds benefit Out on the Shelf
All food items collected will benefit the Guelph Food Bank.

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UPCOMING KYEO SHOWS:

MARCH 2011: PETER ELKAS BAND – EVERY THURSDAY AT THE EBAR – DETAILS & GUESTS TBA

SUNDAY APRIL 10, 2011: BABY EAGLE – RICHARD LAVIOLETTE – EBAR – 41 QUEBEC ST. – GUELPH – EARLY, EARLY SHOW – 8 PM – $6 w/FOOD DONATION/$8 – AA/LIC – http://www.myspace.com/dreambabyeagledreamhttp://www.myspace.com/richardlavioletteandtheoilspills

SUNDAY APRIL 13-17, 2011: KAZOO! FEST – VARIOUS VENUES IN GUELPH – MORE INFO TBA – http://www.kazookazoo.ca/

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