BC Scene

The arts and culture of British Columbia come to Ottawa/Gatineau

April 21 to May 3, 2009

You Say Party! We Say Die! / Immaculate Machine

May 2, 2009, 9pm


317 Bank Street, Ottawa

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Due to unforeseen circumstances, Japandroids have been forced to cancel their appearance at BC Scene.  We regret any inconvenience this may have caused.

Vancouver’s resident dance-punk savants You Say Party! We Say Die! insist that if you’re doing what you really love then life feels like a party. They’re taking on the world on their own terms with a frenzied, clever collision of synths, beats, and singer Becky Ninkovic’s “ululating shriek of a voice.” With a strong international following built on songs that engage the audience through hyperactive danceability and a giddy sense of fun, YSP! WSD! is a high-octane punk-dance band for the new millennium.

They share the stage with Immaculate Machine, the acclaimed indie rock band from Victoria. Immaculate Machine is a tight trio that sings in three-part harmonies and strangled shouts above crashing drums, catchy keyboards and electric guitar. Rotating lead vocals and songwriting contributions from all three members result in a style that is truly hard to pin down, but growing up with grunge and punk, they quickly developed an appetite for all types of music, new and old.

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