Music Industry News Network [04-25-2014]
Video Game Rock Nerds DOUBLE EXPERIENCE @ Canadian Music Week (May 10); Announce Ontario 'Rated M For MaTOUR'
Ottawa, ON video game rock nerds Double Experience are proud to announce they will be performing at this year's Canadian Music Week on May 10th in Toronto, ON as part of their Ontario show dates for the for their 'Rated M For MaTOUR'.
"We're excited to take in everything CMW has to offer, considering it's our first time being a part of the festival. Our goal is to make as many friends as our livers will allow and generally just confirm the stories we've heard so much about this festival as emerging Canadian musicians." comments guitarist Brock Tinsley.
CMW Event Details:
May 10 - Toronto, ON @ Hard Luck Bar (CMW Showcase)
Set Time - Double Experience = 10PM-10:40 PM - Cover $10
Zoo Harmonics - 8:00PM
FRIDAY NIGHT TREND - 9:00PM
Double Experience - 10:00PM
KodessA - 11:00PM
Burning The Day - 12:00AM
The band is gearing up for the summer release of their forthcoming album '721835' on August 1st to follow up their 2011 EP 'One Big Quicksand'. The band's first music video in support of the album 'Who The Hell?' can be viewed at the following link: http://youtu.be/_64hxwk42cc
CONTEST ALERT: Want to win a signed poster, a copy of DE's album, and new, custom guitar picks from Tim and Brock? http://doubleexperience.tumblr.com/post/81892617208/experience-points-1e04
On select tour dates (see below **), fans will be given a ballot upon entry to a DE show. Throughout the night, there will be code words announced before/during each bandís set, and if fans can write down all the code words said that night, they could win the above mentioned prizes at DE's merch table, where DE will select a winner at random after their set.
Not only is this a cool way to encourage fans to check out the local talent, but DE has always been in the business of delivering the goods to their devoted fans.
But the good times donít end after that particular show; at the end of tour, DE will draw from one of the qualifying ballots collected over the entire tour and that person will win a free t-shirt! Say whaaaaaat, right? Follow us the band on instagram @DoubleExperience and they will do the deed on video for maximum legitimacy and suspense.
Make an evening out of a Double Experience show, get some sweet prizes - for free!
April 26 - North Bay, ON @ Granite Club **
April 27 - Newmarket, ON @ The Jam Spot **
April 28 - London, ON @ The APK
May 2 - Windsor, ON @ Villains Beastro
May 3 - Chatham-Kent, ON @ Mc B's **
May 10 - Toronto, ON @ Hard Luck Bar (Canadian Music Week Showcase)
May 30 - Ottawa, ON @ Zaphod Beeblebrox
Successfully performing 500+ shows and collecting over 100,000 miles during their multiple tours across Canada, the UK, and once in the States, Double Experience offers a no-frills, no prisoners, no holds-barred live show that has music nerds wanting more.
The band's upcoming album, '721835' was recorded by fellow science-fiction aficionado Al Jacob (He is Legend, A Skylit Drive) in North Carolina and is a curious collection of songs that demand to be heard. Inspired by everything the band loves and considers nerdy, this release showcases a creative sound influenced by geeky comic books, trading cards, classic 8 bits games to today's future 3D experiences.
Their 2011 debut album, 'One Big Quicksand' was recorded and produced by up-and-comer Jayson DeZuzio (Coheed and Cambria, My Chemical Romance) and was released via Blue Sapphire/Universal Music Canada.
721835 - Album Cover
Track Listing: 721835
1. Gambit [Video]
2. Strange Acquaintance [Lyric Video]
3. Horror Beyond Imagination [Lyric Video]
4. Wolf in the Ewe [Lyric Video]
5. Congratulations on Second Place
6. Hereís Y
8. Destiny Chile
9. Who the Hell?
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