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Ex Cops at Fortune Sound Club (photos)

Ex Cops band

Ex Cops at Fortune Sound Club, Vancouver, May 2 2013. Kirk Chantraine photos.

Photos – Ex Cops at Fortune Sound Club, Vancouver, May 2 2013

– photos by Kirk Chantraine

Ex Cops opening for Bleached at Fortune Sound Club, Vancouver, May 2 2013

The New York band  is on tour for their album True Hallucinations on Other Music Recording Co. They were picked as one of SPIN’s “Best New Artists” recently and the record has been receiving rave reviews.

The group began as a home recording project of Brian Harding (ex-Hymns) and Amalie Bruun (ex-Minks) and is now a five-piece rock band.

From the press release: “Recorded by John Siket (Blonde Redhead, Yo La Tengo, Sonic Youth), True Hallucinations demonstrates a variety of vintage British and New Zealand influences mixed with a healthy dose of Velvets jangle, and power-pop harmonies.” The video for the song “Ken” is said to be “an homage to the classic Replacements anti-video for ‘Bastards of Young’.”

Video – Ex Cops, “Ken”:

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Kirk Chantraine

About Kirk Chantraine

Kirk Chantraine is a Canadian photographer and software developer currently based in Vancouver, British Columbia. He graduated from Vancouver Film School for 3D Animation in 2004 and has been working in the Visual Effects industry ever since with companies such as Electronic Arts and Disney. Over the last few years Kirk has exhibited his photographic works in San Francisco and Vancouver. A music aficionado and vinyl junkie, Kirk shoots live music and performance at an inhuman pace across North America for The Snipe News , along with landscape and portraiture. If you're buying: gin-and-tonics. He is @kchantraine on Twitter.
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