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City of Glass – “Sticks and Stones”

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After spending much of 2011 in Berlin, City of Glass is back in Vancouver. Below, watch the incendiary video for the danceable post-punk number “Sticks and Stones” from last year’s The Diving Bell EP.

The band will celebrate its Canadian return with a show at the Anza Club on May 19. Look for a full-length album to come out sometime before long.


 
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A childhood story in my dreams

Ich bin ein Berliner
City is Glass is back with a new EP. It’s called The Diving Bell and you can get it from Bandcamp as a pay-what-you-want download. Below, check out the sombre “Tourist,” which takes the band’s sound into a more expansive, electro-heavy direction than on past works. The enormous, cinematic synths steal the show here.

I wrote about the EP for Exclaim! and interviewed singer Michael Champion about the band’s temporary move to Berlin for the Georgia Straight.


 
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In between it all

Guess who's Travolta in this Fight Club reinactment
As I discussed last time, I’m currently in Whistler at the TELUS World Ski & Snowboard Festival, blogging like crazy for Chevrolet On Scene.

I caught Vancouver’s City of Glass this afternoon, and I’ll be checking them out again tomorrow. Hopefully I’ll be able to sit down with them for a quick chat as well.

I’m here for another week, so I probably won’t be updating this site until I’m back home. Head over to Facebook to see what I’ve been up to. In the meantime, here’s “Big Ideas,” a haunting post-punk throwback from City of Glass.

MP3: “Big Ideas”
 
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