Thursday, July 7, 2011

American Geography - s/t

American Geography were one of those bands that slipped under the radar, it seems. They were from Victoria and active in the early aughts. They managed to tour the whole country and, needless to say, they were a powerhouse live. They were huge; I seem to recall the guitar and bass players were both over 6 feet tall and well over 200-pounds - and their sound only matched their stature. They've got that Touch and Go-style down pat; it's obvious they had listened to their fair share of June of 44, but were also aware of their share of Victoria pedigree of the past - in fact, one of the members was in Wrought: Ironsmile!!

I had the pleasure of playing with these guys back in my totheteeth/tothehilt days, and recall it fondly. I felt pretty lucky to have been able to have these guys in Red Deer, and it's a crying shame that it didn't keep building. Major hidden gem.

1 comment:

  1. this is awesome. I never got to get a copy of this when i saw them a few times here.