About FUTURE HISTORY
Toronto, ON, CA
****CANADIAN TOUR-SPRING 2013********
Catch Future History in your city as they embark on a two month long Canadian tour starting March 1st in Toronto. Dates will be posted in the coming weeks.
There is an undeniable intensity in Future History's live performance that continuously captivates audiences. It is the addition of non-traditional elements that make their music so unique; Glockenspiel, Vessel Drums, Stylophone, Live Looping, Samples and a Cajon (a wooden box) are just a few of the ingredients they combine to create their distinct sound.
This innovative and experimental approach has landed Future History continuous recognition, including; "Best Live Band" and "Best Singer/Songwriter" nominations at the 2012 TIMA's (Toronto Independent Music Awards), a supporting slot with USS this past Oct, a supporting slot on the 2011 Marcy Playground tour and multiple showcases at CMF and NXNE in 2011 and 2012.
This past April they released the full length concept record "Loss:/self". The title reflects human relationships; technology, social or "anti-social" media, fear and the growth and dominance of the false ego over the true self. All of these themes are carefully woven in an evolving uneasiness as the record unfolds.
Loss:/self was recorded in Montreal, New York (stranded for 3 days, recording during a Hurricane) and various places around Canada. The band utilized over 40 instruments and household items, a 35-person stomp/gang vocal orchestra, and sampled a whale that produced the wrong frequency, which consequently ostracized her from other whales.
The album was mixed by Laurence Currie (Hey Rosetta, Wintersleep, Sloan) a highly sought-after Canadian Engineer/Producer with two gold records, two Junos and multiple east-coast music awards.
Future History's experimental prog-rock sound has drawn comparisons to Radiohead, Tool and Sigur Ros. The depth of Loss:/self is reminiscent of a dark-side era Pink Floyd. A trip...