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Absent Sound

- CA Winnipeg, MB, CA Alternative / Inspirational Rock / World Dub

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Sounds Like: Mogwai, Sonic Youth, Unwound, Animal Collective, Godspeed You! Black Emperor

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Bio: Absent Sound are powerfully eclectic and engaging musicians, spanning from record skip world dub to heavy electronic post rock with eerie yet festive four part vocal harmonies. In their powerful lyrics, the band writes about freedom, the beauty of dreaming, t.v. addiction, getting over boredom, p... See Full Bio

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“Big sound under bigger skies Help me Obiwan: The Absent Sound produce a visual cacophony. Winnipeg's The Absent Sound want to air out New York City. Maybe it's simply the setting - a stone's throw from the lush sprawl of pristine wilderness that extends in all directions for what seems like an eternity. Or perhaps it's all a matter of perception, an underdog mentality, borne of exclusion from the media-machine hype reserved for the big three music scenes: Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. Whatever the reason, musicians from Winnipeg tend to think big, and few think much bigger than The Absent Sound, a band whose epic sonic improvisational splendour is matched only by ambition. In July, The Absent Sound plan on moving to New York to "try and influence as many people as possible." But at the centre of it all is the music, and "big" is too small a word to describe it. ”
— Steve Baylin, Ottawa XPress
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  • 2012

    Feb 24


    Winnipeg, MB, CA | 8:00pm
    Fri Feb 24, 2012 8:00pm
  • 2011

    Jul 28


    Winnipeg, MB, CA | 8:00pm

    Winnipeg, MB, CA
    Thu Jul 28, 2011 8:00pm

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    Dust Adam Dust CD Release Show and Tour Kick Off

  • 2011

    May 14


    Winnipeg, MB, CA | 5:00pm

    Winnipeg, MB, CA
    Sat May 14, 2011 5:00pm

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    Dirtbag Productions Presents!!!! A Journey Through Time and Space every once in a while we all need to get together and celebrate the fact that the prairies have some awesome jams. This night is one of those nights Saturday May 14th 2011 Ellice Theater - 585 Ellice Ave. Mahogany Frog http://www.myspace.com/mahoganyfrog/music/featured Shooting Guns(saskatoon) http://www.myspace.com/shootingguns Absent Sound http://www.myspace.com/absentsound Feral Children(saskatoon) http://www.myspace.com/feralinchildren IMGC http://www.myspace.com/illusivemind Scab Smoker http://www.myspace.com/scabsmoker Live Visuals By the one and only JAYMEZ 10$ in advance 15$ @ door ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE @ TBA!!! Show starts @ 6 Doors @ 5:30

  • 2010

    Dec 11


    Winnipeg, MB, CA | 9:00pm

    Winnipeg, MB, CA
    Sat Dec 11, 2010 9:00pm

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    Absent Sound 'Turn Them Off' EP release show with Pop Crimes.

  • 2010

    Oct 29


    Winnipeg, MB, CA | 7:00pm
    Aqua Books
    Winnipeg, MB, CA
    Fri Oct 29, 2010 7:00pm

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    Absent Sound Friday, October 29/10 7pm SHARP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Winnipeg's only live talk show, Kelly Hughes Live! brings you all the trappings you've come to expect from the television talk show: comedy, music and celebrities. ... Kelly Hughes Live! Halloween Host Kelly Hughes interviews comic Big Daddy Tazz and illusionist Brian Glow, with music by Absent Sound http://www.aquabooks.ca/kellyhugheslive.php

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  • Song Plays 388 +1

  • Video Plays 51

  • Total Fans 558

  • ReverbNation Fans 136

  • Facebook Likes 85

  • Twitter Followers 11

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