“God Hates A Cowhard” by Frigs

The debut EP from Toronto’s Frigs comes out Out June 10 via Arts & Crafts, ‘Slush’ sees the four-piece made up of Bria, Duncan, Lucas, and Edan pairing 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 hard to put into words.

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 Slush.

June 02 - Toronto - Smiling Buddha *
June 03 - Hamilton - Baltimore House *
June 08 - Peterborough - The Spill *
June 19 - Sudbury - The Townhouse
June 22 - Calgary - Sled Island
June 23 - Calgary - Sled Island
June 24 - Calgary - Sled Island
June 28 - Edmonton - The Buckingham
July 02 - Nanaimo - Crace House
July 03 - Victoria - Copper Owl
July 05 - Seattle - Blacklodge
July 06 - Portland - High Water Mark
July 07 - Oakland - Sgraffito
July 11 - Denver - Meadowlark Bar
July 12 - Omaha - TBA
July 13 - Columbia - Cafe Berlin
July 14 - Carbondale - House Show
July 15 - Chicago - The Hideout
August 6 - Toronto - TIME Festival^ 

* w/ Blue Crime
^Run The Jewels, Broods, Bob Moses