Scrappy Art Rock You Can Dance To: Josh Thorpe Album Launch + Decent Sweets
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Scrappy Art Rock You Can Dance To
Album launch by Canadian Josh Thorpe w/ his band Rory Haye and Owen Curtis Williams. Also featuring Glasgow's Decent Sweets!
Known primarily for his work as a visual artist and experimental music composer in Toronto, Thorpe now releases his debut album of songs.
Scrappy Art Rock You Can Dance To recalls ‘60s psych-rock, ‘80s post-punk, and is influenced by sources as wide-ranging as Lou Reed, John Cale, Kinks, Sonic Youth, PJ Harvey, and Mary Margaret O’Hara.
As part of the project, cover art and music videos have been offered by visual artists Ian Wallace, Sandra Meigs, Geoffrey Farmer, Trevor Shimizu, Shaun Gladwell, Lily Ross-Millard, and Renée Lear. The album will be available internationally on all main streaming platforms as of Nov. 8, as well on CD at the gig. www.joshthorpe.com
Decent Sweets are great! It has been said: "Sometimes sweet, sometimes sour, always decent. Pudding before the main course. Bedroom poppy guitar music with some lovely high/low vocal combos."