Vulva Culture embarks on an Eastern Canadian tour in support of their latest album, In Vain.
Dates are as follows:
February 11 - Halifax, NS @ Menz & Mollyz *
February 12 - Fredericton, NB @ The Capital Complex *
February 13 - Montreal, QC @ All By My Dronesome *
February 14 - Ottawa, ON @ Happy Goat Coffe Co. *
February 15 - London, ON @ Haus *
February 16 - Peterborough, ON @ The Garnet *
February 18 - Guelph, ON @ Sapphire Bar *
February 19 - Toronto, ON @ The Silver Dollar Room *
* = w. Kurt Inder
Through slow, sludgy dirges and ethereal airy ballads Vulva Culture hones in on astral, operatic, riff-laced shoegaze. Channeling the likes of Jesus and Mary Chain, No Joy, and My Bloody Valentine, the spook-tinged slowcore songs shimmer and sway, pulsing and persisting at their own creeping rhythm. Washy guitars, winding solos, and atmospheric vocals create a haunting confluence, one aptly described to the band by a fan as sounding
"like a lot of drugs on a rocking chair underwater."The band's latest EP, In Vain, couples their signature reverb-drenched output with slowed psychedelic doo wop leanings. Like lip shaped coffee stains on a porcelain mug, the songs are imbued with a sense of permanence - a maudlin return to the familiar that crashes with emotion and burns deep with tenacity.
Finding Lynchian beauty in 6/8 time, the gothic slumber queens proffer the unheard soundtrack to Audrey Horne's slow dance, careening with open-hearted confidence while teetering on a precarious ridge.
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