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Armistice - ST (EP)

Format: CD
Label: Dare to Care Records DTCCD 6425
Year: 2011
Origin: Montréal, Québec
Genre: folk
Keyword: 
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Make Inquiry/purchase: email ryder@robertwilliston.com
Release Type: Albums
Websites:  No
Playlist: Quebec, 2010's, Canadian Folk

Tracks

Track Name
Mission Bells
City Lights Cry
Jeb Rand
Neon Love
God Will Get His Man

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Armistice - ST (EP)

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ST (EP)

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Information/Write-up

Western spaghetti meets swingjazz and doowop inflected voices, Armistice is a keeper. The EP's first single, "Mission Bells" (available on 45tours.ca), showcases the undeniable magic between Martin and Malinowski's voices. Michael Maxxis directed the video, aptly filmed in the California desert in December (available soon). "City Lights Cry", which begins with Martin's wispy melancholy vocals is driven by El Bronx's fast getaway in the middle of the night percussion beat. "Neon Lights" brings the harmonies in flashback to Lee Hazelwood and Nancy Sinatra fashion. The album also includes Armistice's version of "Jeb Rand", a song originally recorded by Bedouin Soundclash. It finishes off with the haunting strings and piano driven tale of "God Will Get His Man".

Armistice Featuring Mariachi El Bronx

Joby J. Ford - Vihuela, guitar, ukulele, percussions, back ground vox
Jorma Vik - drums, percussions
Ray Suen - Violin
Brad Magers - Horns
Karla Tovar - Guitarrone

Armistice is Beatrice Martin & Jay Malinowski
Produced by Joby J. Ford & Jay Malinowski
Mixed by Jeff Chestek
Mastered by Ryan Morey et Ryebread Mastering
Recorded at Big Game Lodge, Van Nuys, California
Engineered by Beau Burchell & Joby J. Ford
Photos: Melanie Swerdan
Design and Layout: Vanda Daftari

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