The Waking Eyes - Video Sound
Written by Nicholas Jennings    PDF Print E-mail

The Waking Eyes - Video SoundTwo-thirds of this prairie-rock trio hail from Steinbach, Manitoba and enjoyed acclaim in Britain as The Pets—which prompted one member to ask: “How did a band from Steinbach get into The Sunday Times?” Judging by the sound of the group, now reincarnated as Winnipeg’s Waking Eyes, it all comes down its synthesis of Beatlesque melodies and Stooges-style riffs. Songs like the garage raver “Move On” and the neo-psychedelia of “On a Train” are appealingly tuneful Canrock nuggets. A band to watch.



Add this page to your favorite Social Bookmarking websites
Reddit! Del.icio.us! Mixx! Free and Open Source Software News Google! Live! Facebook! StumbleUpon! TwitThis Joomla Free PHP
 

Reviews

News image

Lenka Lichtenberg - Songs for the Breathing Walls

2013 | Administrator | Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Passionate and prolific, Lenka Lichtenberg is a force of nature within Canada’s world music scene. Born in Prague of East European heritage, she is a composer, vocalist, producer, ethnomusicologist and...

News image

Smokey Robinson - Smokey & Friends

2014 | Administrator | Sunday, 7 September 2014

This 11-song collection pays tribute to the Motown icon with all-star collaborations on his timeless songs. Sheryl Crow joins him for a buoyant “Tears of a Clown,” while James Taylor...

News image

Joni Mitchell - Love Has Many Faces: A Quartet, a Ballet, Waiting to Be Danced

2014 | Administrator | Sunday, 23 November 2014

She once called herself a lonely painter who lives in a box of paints. Canada’s legendary singer-songwriter took a visual approach to curating her songs into a romantically-themed collection. The...

News image

Annie Lennox - Nostalgia

2014 | Administrator | Monday, 10 November 2014

Even in the gender-bending heyday of Eurythmics, when videos ruled the music world, Lennox’s voice rose above imagery to become one of the era’s most distinctive features. Here was a...

Features

News image

The Sadies

2013 | Administrator | Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Dallas and Travis Good have worked with Neil Young, author Margaret Atwood, Randy Bachman, Buffy Sainte-Marie and actor Gordon Pinsent. But it was another Canadian...

News image

The Messengers

2013 | Administrator | Wednesday, 13 March 2013

For Adam Messinger and Nasri Atweh, success has come from having the right songs at the right time.             Within a month of relocating to...

News image

Kathleen Edwards is an Emotional Voyageur

2012 | Administrator | Tuesday, 13 December 2011

A lot can change in four years—especially in the music world. In 2008, when Kathleen Edwards released her album Asking for Flowers, the Ottawa native...

News image

k.d. lang - Canadian Music Hall of Fame Inductee

2013 | Administrator | Monday, 22 April 2013

She arrived like a chinook in the dead of winter. When k.d. lang first blew out of Alberta in the mid-1980s, her look, personality and...