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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Single premiered on UK blog GoldFlakePaint Dec 1
  • Matt Wilkinson of Apple Beats 1 spun new single Dec 3
  • Confirmed to perform at SXSW 2017
  • Single is the first track released off of the Velveteins' forthcoming album Slow Wave
  • Spotify Canada New Music Friday Playlist (Listen here)
  • Spotify Canada Indie All Star Playlist (Listen here)
  • Indie Mono Alternative 2017 Spotify Playlist (Listen here)
  • Single featured on Alan Cross' A Journal of Musical Things (Read here)
  • Single featured on Jungle Indie Rock (Read here)
  • Single featured in Spill Magazine (Read here)
  • Single featured on IDIOTEQ (Read here)
  • Single featured on Buried Muse (Read here)
  • Produced by Colin Stewart (Dan Mangan, Sleepy Sun, Black Mountain)
  • Played numerous live shows across Canada, the US and the UK opening for larger acts such as July Talk, Elephant Stone, USS, Milo Green and Paper Lions.
  • Played The Great Escape 2016
  • Played a showcase at TIFF 2016
  • Music video for "Hanging From The Ceiling" featured in heavy rotation on MUCH and Stingray Loud
  • Featured on the Strombo Show
  • Toronto's Edge 102.1's Top 5 bands to watch
  • Debut EP "A Hot Second with the Velveteins" hit #110 on CMJ's top 200 college radio chart
  • EP hit #33 on the Canadian national earshot charts
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The Velveteins
Don't Yah Feel Better? Single

Release Date: December 2, 2016
Label: fierce panda canada (worldwide)
Distributor: Fontana North / Believe Digital
Produced By: Colin Stewart

MGMT & Booking: Spencer Morphy - thevelveteins@live.ca

Label & Publisher: fierce panda canada - matt@fiercepanda.ca

Publicity (Blogs): Adam Bentley - adam@auteurresearch.com

Radio: Shil Patel - shil@teamclermont.com

UK/European Rep: Tom Poole - tom@hessomedia.com

PRESS QUOTES

"‘Don’t Yah Feel Better’ lights the torch with a succinct pot of gleaming production and honest simplicity. Assured, demonstrative and undisguised, The Velveteins crack out the surf-pop hooks"

- GoldFlakePaint

"... a collision of the Kinks and the Libertines, rollicking garage, moody surf [...and] pop classicism with a rough edge."  

- Exclaim! 

"The Velveteins are taking all their inspiration from the past but adding the original touch to it. Any band can replicate the sounds and styles of the 60's and 70's but few can take it and make it better." 

- 3rd Outing

"It feels like The Velveteins exist in a parallel universe where the fifties never truly ended"

- Geyser Music