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MESS AROUND

LETDOWNS.CA  hacking around in the basement at CRASH LANDING! 

WHO ARE the LETDOWNS.CA ?

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  • the LETDOWNS.CA have honed their punk rock’n roll chops in the basements and dive bars in their hometown of  the HAMMER.(Hamilton for the uninitiated!)


  • Flickblade fast and just and lethal, their sonic chaos is parsed into life vignettes, clocking in at around  three minutes a pop.


  • Hookers, teen brides, fall-downs and screw ups… they all receive star billing in the Canuck rock narrative, and  their delightful songs are all culled from the armpit of Canada’s zany cast of  characters. 


  • These musical gems shimmer like diamonds in among the slag heaps.


  • the LETDOWNS.CA are a collection of pure HAMILTONIA. 
  • Forged in steel company blast furnaces, battle tested in downtown’s gritty core and unrepentantly proud of their underdog status, the LETDOWNS.CA convey the STEELTOWN ethos in rapid-fire bursts of staccato-guitar-sing-along noise.

WHAT LETDOWNS.CA are about

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The songs are guttural and thoughtful. The music is sonic and soothing    (naaah, I lie-- NOT soothing!)


Every song tells a story- from the hooker on Barton to riding the # 5 Bus. 


Growing up, screwing up, staying true- that is kinda where the LETDOWNS.CA  are at.   


 

INFLUENCES AND IDOLS-

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Let's see...hmmm.....first wave... 

Sex Pistols, Buzzcocks, Professionals. CLASH ( duh, are you surprised?!) Angelic UPstarts- the amazing STIFF LITTLE FINGERS, Slander, Diodes, Teenage Head, The Specials, the ALARM.  

 NEWwave--Elvis Costello, Joe Jackson, PAYOLA$, Forgotten Rebels , Blue Peter,  the VILLIANS,

SECONDWAVE -Rancid, Green Day, Jawbreaker, PegBoy, Social Distortion, Sick Boys, Kermit's Finger, BLEEK!  MIGHTY MIGHTY BOSSTONES.   You  gettin' a flavour of what we are about?                                                                  STRONG songs, powerful lyrics and an earnestness that is palpable!   (how is that for a quotable tag line?!) 


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