Release Date: June 10, 2016
Frigs is a Toronto-based four-piece made up of Bria, Duncan, Lucas, and Edan. The band pairs the raw, emotional grunge of PJ Harvey with the immersive, psychedelic post-punk of early Sonic Youth. With each member bringing a unique set of influences, Frigs creates a sound that is hard to pin down and an impression that’s unshakable.
Led by the force of Bria’s vocals, the band has earned a reputation for putting on an hypnotic and visceral live performance. Embracing the mercurial and experimental, their shows are built upon instinct; a vocal growl can unexpectedly give way to a hushed whisper; languid drones boil over into guttural and searing tones.
As members of Toronto’s multi-disciplined Heretical Objects Cooperative, community and collaboration are essential to Frigs approach and aesthetic. Maintaining the communal, do-it-yourself spirit of their forebearers, the band bought recording equipment and turned their Toronto apartment into a studio where they wrote, engineered, and mixed their forthcoming EP, Slush (available June 10 on Arts & Crafts).
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