Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Indian Handcrafts post in-studio video for Sargent House album debut, plus tour dates

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Canadian power-duo Indian Handcrafts have posted an in-studio video -- featuring cameos from some heavy friends -- announcing their forthcoming Sargent House album debut. The Toronto band's sophomore release, Civil Disobedience For Losers was recorded in Los Angeles back in March with engineer Toshi Kasai (Melvins, Big Business, Red Sparowes). The album will be released in Fall 2012. The clip features the album track "Terminal Horse". Watch teaser video HERE

Indian Handcrafts also take to the road this month with Russian Circles and And So I Watch You From Afar, in addition to playing several Canadian festival appearances throughout the summer. Please see current dates below. 

For more Indian Handcrafts, check out a free MP3 for "Red Action" (download/stream HERE) from the band's self-titled 2011 self-released debut (stream the full album via Bandcamp). Watch the official video for "Red Action" HERE and a blistering live performance of "Starcraft" HERE

Indian Handcrafts' well honed, massive melodic heft seems to belie the simplicity of instrumentation between drummer/vocalist Brandyn James Aikins and guitarist/vocalist Daniel Brandon Allen. While their songs feature hints of heavy, technically skilled bands like Big Business and Hella, there are also strong melodies and a vocal intensity inviting comparisons to bands ranging from Trail of Dead to Death From Above 1979 to Big Black
Civil Disobedience For Losers will be available on LP, CD and download Fall 2012 via Sargent House

06/18  Winnipeg, MB @ The Park Theatre **
06/19  Saskatoon, SK @ Amigos Cantina ** 
06/20  Calgary, AB @ Dicken's Pub - Sled Island Music Festival ** 
06/21  Calgary, AB @ Ship & Anchor Pub - Sled Island Music Festival 
07/14  Toronto, ON @ Downsview Park - EdgeFest 2012  
07/19  Barrie, ON @ Kenzington MADY New Music Fest
08/05  Barrie, ON @ Kempenfest 
09/13-09/16 Victoria, BC @ Rifflandia Festival 2012

** w/ Russian CirclesAnd So I Watch You From Afar

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