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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Slow Wave is the debut LP from The Velveteins
  • Recently signed to US label Handwritten Records (House Arrest/Sony Red) + Fierce Panda Records (UK)
  • Showcased at SXSW 2017
  • Performed at Neon Festival Festival w Temples, Las Vegas
  • Support for Wolf Parade at CMW Sirius XM House 4/21
  • 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
  • "Midnight Surf" music video funded by MUCHFact to be released 4/12
Credit: Unfolding Creative

Credit: Unfolding Creative

SINGLE Highlights

Listen to 'Midnight Surf' (March 31, 2017) HERE

Listen to 'Don't Yah Feel Better' (Dec 2, 2016) HERE

 

The Velveteins
Slow Wave LP

Release Date: May 12, 2017
Label: fierce panda canada (WW ex. US) Handwritten Records (US) Fierce Panda Records (UK/EU)
Distributor: Fontana North/Believe Digital (CAD), Sony RED (US), The Orchard (UK/EU)
Produced By: Colin Stewart

MGMT: Spencer Morphy - thevelveteins@live.ca

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

US Label: Handwritten Records - z@handwritten-records.com

UK/EU Label: Fierce Panda Records - simonwilliamspanda@gmail.com

Publicity (Blogs): Auteur Research - adam@auteurresearch.com

Booking Agent: Amanda Schweers - amanda@feldman-agency.com

Radio: Dan Ball - dan@fiercepanda.ca

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

BIO 

The Velveteins are a rock n' roll band from Edmonton, Canada. Their style of heavy guitar pop has translated into energetic live shows across Canada, America, and the UK opening for acts like July Talk, Elephant Stone, Michael Rault, and Milo Greene. Their first EP “A Hot Second With The Velveteins” has been described as “rollicking garage, moody surf [...and] pop classicism with a rough edge” (EXCLAIM!) Signed to Fierce Panda Canada, the group is set to release their debut LP Slow Wave produced by Colin Stewart (Dan Mangan, Black Mountain).

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

"If their first single is any indication, we can expect an album filled with earworm-worthy melodies and psychedelic grooves that stick to your bones."

- CBC Music

"... 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

"The Velveteins have been on a tear recently; dropping only the hits, making awesome videos, and even getting covered by the top dogs,"

- Buried Muse