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Posts tagged "the north"
Stars (pt 2): In the right time — and in their right space

Stars (pt 2): In the right time — and in their right space

Having always envisioned big — nay, huge — things for themselves, Stars went from being a breezy Belle & Sebastian-inspired quartet to a full-fledged five-piece colorfully playing outside the lines of formulaic indie rock. From their first serendipitous meeting and early recording sessions, through their short-lived rock star period and the strains of a morphing music...
Stars debut 'The North' LP and offer it as free stream

Stars debut ‘The North’ LP and offer it as free stream

Montreal’s Stars debuted their new LP, The North (ATO Records) yesterday, and have graciously made it available via Soundcloud for streaming. Touted as “a culmination of all they have learned and lost; a record of what it is to love today, of how to live a life in music,”  each of the twelve originals tracks saw...
Stars announce new LP, 'The North'

Stars announce new LP, ‘The North’

Montreal-based indie quintet Stars have announced new album, The North, is now being readied for a September 4 release date via label, ATO Records. The new LP follows 2010’s The Five Ghosts and marks the bands s sixth full-length release. Produced by themselves, with help from Graham Lessard and Marcus Paquin (Arcade Fire), Stars recorded...