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DAWNTREADER CD Release Party w/: Dawntreader, Top Drawers, Cinderpop, Empire Alley

Fri. May 9th 2008 Railway Club Vancouver BC

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DAWNTREADER CD Release Party w/: Dawntreader, Top Drawers, Cinderpop, Empire Alley

. Friday, May 9th I.M.U. presents DAWNTREADER CD Release Party w/ special guests...
Event can be attended in person In-Person Event
Fri. May 9th 2008 + Add to Calendar Railway Club (No Minors)
9:30pm - 2:30am  Doors at: 9:00pm

Artists

Dawntreader
from Vancouver BC
since circa 1999
Top Drawers
60's influenced garage rock from Vancouver BC
Available for Shows/Gigs
Cinderpop
indie pop from Vancouver BC
Available for Shows/Gigs
Empire Alley
Indie/Rock/Pop from Vancouver BC
circa 2006 - circa 2012

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I.M.U. Productions
IMU Productions (Independent Musicians Unite) helps to raise...
Vancouver BC
Open / Operational

Event Description

. Friday, May 9th I.M.U. presents DAWNTREADER CD Release Party w/ special guests The TOP DRAWERS, CINDERPOP & EMPIRE ALLEY @ The Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir Street . Doors 9pm / $10

The TOP DRAWERS are not your typical Vancouver band. A full on throw back to times when the guitars were raunchy and the vocals had soul, the Top Drawers have all the swagger of the original '60s big beat revolution with a modern twist. With their keen knack for melody and their danceable and accessible sound, the Drawers are making a serious splash in the Vancouver pond.

DAWNTREADER is the band you hear faintly through neighbourhood garages, writing music that is perhaps beyond their age in sophistication. Their expressive, emotionally-charged songwriting traverses much terrain, from propulsive beats and grinding guitars to dark, cinematic open skies with dreamy atmospheric passages and hypnotic melodies. Recorded over the course of a year, their debut CD "Thoughts of an Exile" is an album of unbridled sincerity and ambition that's already garnering considerable buzz.


CINDERPOP play inventive, harmony-drenched, guitar-driven songs that range from orch-pop and space rock to bouncy Beatlesque powerpop. Featuring alumni of The Salteens, Moev & SK Robot, their eclectic sound combines free-floating vocals with dreamy melodies and pulsing guitars to great effect. Having performed with artists such as Stereolab and Sloan, Cinderpop are taking things further and farther out with their new album "A Lesson In Science", which will be debuted live this special evening. "Cinderpop mines the orch-pop territory and makes it sound new, fresh. Kinda like The Left Banke meets The Zombies with XTC... It's all wickedly cool!" -- Soul Shine Magazine

EMPIRE ALLEY - Armed with a unique combination of pop-rock, '80s punk and classical compositions, Empire Alley imparts pure emotion and raw energy. Within months of forming, rehearsing and recording a four track self-produced demo in their basement studio, the band entered and won the Factory Studios best band competition while their debut single "Orange Revolution" was played on CFOX. Their energized indie rock glimmers with flashes of Bloc Party, Stars and Metric, but it is their anthemic melodies, up-beat grooves and remarkable musicianship that set the band apart

Venue

Railway Club
579 Dunsmuir St
Bar / Nightclub
Capacity176
Closed / Inactive

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DAWNTREADER CD Release Party w/: Dawntreader, Top Drawers, Cinderpop, Empire Alley @ Railway Club May 9 2008 - Feb 26th @ Railway Club

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