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SLED ISLAND 2013: JULY TALK

Sunday 16th, June 2013 / 17:54

Sled-Island-July-TalkTHE SHOW MUST ALWAYS GO ON

“It was kinda just like blind faith,” explains Leah Fay on July Talk’s conception. “I didn’t really see how it was going to work,” she admits. So the story goes, a half-drunk Peter Dreimanis sat contemplating his music’s future when a fateful meeting with Fay changed everything. Singing and playing an acoustic guitar that was being passed around the bar, Dreimanis was struck by Fay’s voice and he knew he had found his inspiration. After a fluke meeting some days later, Dreimanis convinced Fay to take a chance on the sound that he couldn’t get out of his head.

Fay’s voice, delicate and poetic, is a sharp contrast to Dreimanis’ whiskey-soaked growls. Polar opposites in singing style, July Talk’s sound shouldn’t work but, somehow, the juxtaposition translates brilliantly. You could call them the modern Johnny and June with the backing band making up the rock portion of their sound with powerfully heavy drumbeats and screaming guitar riffs.

The five-piece Toronto rock band recently released their debut album in October 2012. With early success, July Talk have already completed two Canadian tours with the Arkells and Matt Mays and are gearing up for their third.

If their unique sound isn’t enough to draw you in, their live sets definitely will. Kicking, slapping, biting and various liquids thrown over each other, are just some of the things to expect at July Talk’s shows. “Peter once hit me in the face with a guitar,” Fay humorously recalls. “We thought I needed stitches and we were disinfecting this wound on my face with vodka shots, but I was like, ‘Well, OK, the show must go on, so I’ll just bleed into my eyeball until I can’t see.’” With crazy antics and incomparable energy, July Talk is ready and willing to pour out their soul for your visual and auditory pleasure.

July Talk will play two sets. One at the #1 Legion (downstairs) on June 20 and the other on June 21 at Broken City.

By Shilo Delani

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