A Canadian band that deserves an American audience, July Talk remember never before in Vancouver

Concert review—July Talk at the Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, March 29 by Shawn Conner July Talk played the first to two shows at the Commodore on Wednesday night.  Now 11 years into its career, the Toronto act is plateauing. The new album, Remember Never Before, can be seen as a response to the pandemic in more […]

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Repartee at the Media Club

Repartee at the Media Club, Vancouver, June 3 2016. Kirk Chantraine photo.

Meg Warren with Repartee at the Media Club, Vancouver, June 3 2016. Kirk Chantraine photo.

Photos – Repartee at the Media Club, Vancouver, June 3 2016.

– photos by Kirk Chantraine

Repartee at the Media Club in Vancouver.

The St. John’s, Newfoundland indie-pop band is on tour for its debut album, All Lit Up. Sleepless Records released the record in April 2016. Songs include “Dukes” and “Die B4 U”. Watch the music video for “Die B4 U” here

Lead vocalist Meg Warren fronts the band. Other members include guitarist Robbie Brett, drummer Nick Coultas-Clarke and keyboardist Josh Banfield. Repartee has opened for LIGHTS, Tegan and Sara, Dragonette, Arkells, and more.

Recently, the group won four 2016 MusicNL awards. The awards celebrate musicians and industry professionals of Newfoundland and Labrador. Categories in which Repartee excelled include pop/rock recording of the year, album of the year, group of the year and music video of the year. In addition, All Lit Up made the long list of the 2016 Polaris Prize.

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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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