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West My Friend

Rank #3 CA Victoria, BC, CA Folk / Cascadian third-wave indie prog cha...

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Sounds Like: The Decemberists, Punch Brothers, Stars, Philip Glass, The Cranberries

Label: Grammar Fight Records

Manager: Jeff Poynter

Bio: Since West My Friend was conceived in a Victoria café in 2009, they’ve emerged as a unique voice in the city’s music scene. Described as everything from indie-roots to chamber-folk, their acoustic blend of instruments and four-part harmonies challenges the conventions of popular music to create a... See Full Bio

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“West My Friend instantly affects a feeling of familiarity. Their broad take on folk not only encompasses traditional folk from Cape Breton, but moves into the coffee houses San Francisco in the 60s. And hey, let's throw some cabaret in there for good measure. Folk is merely a jumping off point leading to gems like the majestic fanfare of "Missing You" and more intimate numbers like "Ode To Sylvia Plath". There is a certain whimsy to some of their work, but it isn't foolish at all. Rather, it describes a broad range of emotions without apologizing for their hand in the result of said emotions. This album is the culmination of some pretty stellar musicians that are very comfortable speaking each others' languages. When The Ink Dries is a stunning follow up that proves that West My Friend won't be in the shadows for long.”
— James Dineen, Music Director, KZME Radio
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  • Angel Wings (Artist) Angel Wings
    Awesome and inspiring songs! Love the upbeat tunes and combination of different genres! Purely awesome & we all look forward to listen to more! Many blessings, _Angel ...
  • Slowcrash (Artist) Slowcrash
    I think you guys are amazing!
  • Steve Zuwala (Artist) Steve Zuwala
    Just here to let you know that you and your music are great!
  • Phillip Le Ross (Artist) Phillip Le Ross
    wow, I'm both sorry I didn't know about you guys sooner, but so glad that I did. Instant fan after 1.3 songs heard. Can't wait to catch a live show. Cheers!
  • Matthew Johnston (Artist) Matthew Johnston
    Great to hear chill, earth-balanced, nice local sounds. All the best, ~Matthew
  • Still inlimbo (Artist) Still inlimbo
    Very, very good!!!
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  • Total Fans 2,171

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