Sat Jul 14 2018

7:00 PM Doors - 10:30 PM

The Fox Cabaret

2321 Main Street Vancouver, BC V5T 3C9

$15.00 plus fees

Ages 19+

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Timbre Concerts proudly presents S. Carey With Guest H.C. McEntire.

Please note this is an early show: Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm, End 10:30pm.

For more info on Timbre Concerts and their upcoming concerts visit www.timbreconcerts.com.

 

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  • S. Carey

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    S. Carey's chosen musical expression is a hugely beatific, restorative panorama of beauty – perfect given how landscape and the wonder of nature inspire much of Carey's imagery. His new album Range of Light – the follow–up to his 2010 debut All We Grow – takes its title from the name that 19th century naturalist John Muir – Carey's hero – gave to California's Sierra Nevada, and follows suit with a dazzling array of musical light and shade, drawn from Carey's love of jazz, modern classical and Americana. Like a weathered mountain range changing shadow form and color, or the ebb and flow of a river's current, his music is simultaneously restful and rhythmic, complex and simple, and always evolving.

    "My music has specific connections to nature and place, my surroundings, and my experiences," says Carey. "I travelled the Sierra Nevada area many times as a boy, fishing small mountain streams, hiking to the top of 'half dome', exploring the Redwood groves at Wawona, in awe of the Yosemite Valley. The term, 'Range of Light', to me, denotes the spectrum of light and dark a person can have in their life – peaks and valleys of happiness, sorrow, challenges and growth – for me most recently and more specifically: marriage, having a baby, and maintaining a spiritual connection to nature, place, friends and family as an adult."

    While he studied classical percussion and piano at the University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, Carey imbibed rhythmic minimalists such as Steve Reich and Philip Glass. Immediately after graduating in 2007, he caught wind that Eau Claire resident Justin Vernon was forming a band to take his For Emma, Forever Ago opus on the road. Carey learnt the drum and vocal parts for the album, rehearsed with Vernon, and has been a mainstay of the Bon Iver live band ever since.

    While on tour with Bon Iver, Carey developed his own song writing ambitions, and after many less than frequent recording sessions between tours, released All We Grow in 2010. Those nine songs sat between a folk/modern classical hybrid and rarefied jazz climes. Carey's warm melodic nuances, reflected in the lush folds of his singing, added to the mutable percussive syncopations of his instrumentation.

    Range of Light incorporates elements of his previous work, but also amplifies Carey's percussive proclivities, and is altogether more developed than its predecessors, with more input on the performance and even composition side from the band of musicians and best friends he assembled originally to bring All We Grow to life in the live setting. "There were times during recording sessions when there were three percussionists, all with different styles and fortes, playing at once, adding different textures."

    From the flurry of violins over a circular rhythm in 'Crown The Pines' and the beautiful cries of 'Alpenglow', to the pensive depths of songs like 'Fire–scene' and 'The Dome', Range of Light is a still life of an artist in this particular stage of his life; a stage that has been met with the highest of peaks and the lowest of depths all within the range each of us treads through.

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    H.C. McEntire

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    On January 26, H.C. McEntire , frontwoman of Mount Moriah, strikes out on her own with her debut solo album LIONHEART , a collection of songs inspired by the American South and a desire to reclaim "country" music from the hetero-normative, homogenous schtick of tailgates and six-packs and men chasing women. Stereogum describes her voice as "weary, wise, and bright as morning sunshine all at once," and that sunshine glows throughout the triumphant LIONHEART .

    For the album, McEntire collaborated with many of her favorite musicians, including Kathleen Hanna, Angel Olsen, Amy Ray, Tift Merritt, William Tyler, Mary Lattimore, and Phil Cook, while remaining bravely devoted to her most authentic self throughout the process. LIONHEART was recorded during the first few months of 2017 with additional recording and mixing taking place on the run as McEntire toured the world as a member of Angel Olsen's band.

    I came from people with machine grease on their hands. Dirt under their nails. The Bible by their bedsides. Cornmeal and buttermilk. People who need a porch to think , a red dirt row to get lost in , a revival to hunger for. But there are things that even a long , soft drawl can't cover up. There are things you keep from even yourself.

    In music , there are no rules. You make your own language. You can be both the Southern rock outlier and the twangy gospel conduit. You can be both the cherubic , honey-tongued innocent and the ardent punk. To get here-to find my lion heart-I had to become them all.

    So I sank my teeth into Appalachia. I twisted toward the sky and let the sun blind me. I bought saltines from the dollar store. I shook dust off the hymnal. I set the silo on fire. I hemmed my lover's dress. I pried white quartz from river banks and ridges. Wheeled them up the hill , barrow after barrow , in a fever. I had to mine for the truth.

    LIONHEART was largely recorded in my living room , and it was mixed in the control room next to my bedroom by my best friend. If you listen close enough , you can probably hear some hound howls , some creaky wooden floors , some trains running their routes. All that's in there. Some big grins , too , and high fives. A few tears , but the good kind-the kind that let you know you're doing something hard. Something good and right , even if it's swallowed you up so deep you forget what you're making. Some days I felt so small , like the lizard on the front porch. Even smaller , like the spider in the lizard's sight. But I kept on. I left some holes , too. Asked some friends to help fill them with whatever they were feeling-from Ojai to Atlanta , Lisbon to L.A. It was a joint effort: the yellow roses , the lamb , the dove, the wild dogs , the prickly pear.

    I want this record to be , for you , whatever it needs to be. Over time , it'll all change , come to mean something else. And that's fine , too. Just know that it was born from a good shaking (thanks , Kathleen) and a little farmhouse at the end of a long , winding gravel road in the woods , where I gave in to the unknown , the written script , the blues , the joy-to the wild , wild world.

    -H.C. McEntire, October 2017

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S. Carey, H.C. McEntire

Sat Jul 14 2018 7:00 PM Doors - 10:30 PM

The Fox Cabaret Vancouver BC
S. Carey, H.C. McEntire
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$15.00 plus fees Ages 19+

Timbre Concerts proudly presents S. Carey With Guest H.C. McEntire.

Please note this is an early show: Doors 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm, End 10:30pm.

For more info on Timbre Concerts and their upcoming concerts visit www.timbreconcerts.com.