Well, dear comrades, we are finally disposed to deliver our first announcement, regarding the most epic summer of our equivocally Opposituated careers.  Some festivals we’ll be infiltrating imminently: the Winnipeg Folk Festival,  Dawson City Music Festival,    Harrison Festival for the Arts, Blue Skies Music Festival,   Kingsville Folk Festival,  AND Summerfolk Music Festival!  Details on our Tour page.  Next [...]

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2013 has been a wilder ride then I ever expected, and 2014 promises to be exponentially gonglier!   Announcements imminent for a vinyl release, a return to Europe, and the most exciting festival season yet for the Opposites! ’13 finished up with some flattering shout-outs on number best-albums-of-2013 lists, by CKUA, Baba’s Picks, the Indie Blender, and [...]

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Canadian Folk Music Award wins! Ripsnortin’ EuRomps

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Well folks, it’s been a long run! Newfoundland, Germany, Sweden, Copenhagen, London,  Helsinki, and then landing home in Toronto just in time to find out that our new album won the Canadian Folk Music Awards for “Pushing the Boundaries” as well as “Instrumental Group of the Year”!  What a wonderful welcome home.  Our drummer and band-dad, [...]

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SCANDINAVIATION! Contact East Newfoundland! New Video! European all over the place!

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  Holy helium we’re going back to Europe!  I’m pleased as Prometheus to announce that we’ll be making our Scandivia debut, including the Stockholm Jazz Festival, the Muko Festival in Gothenburg, and Denmark’s legendary world music club, Global Copenhagen!  And if that’s not enough, in the accordion chair for this tour will be one of my greatest [...]

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Leftover Love for the Latest reLease

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Although it seems strange to say, the new album has been charting throughout Canada this summer, and bringing home some rather ravenous reviews!   In my opinion, the fact that some of the articles completely contradict each other, is at least one sign that we’re doing something right! Here are some of snips and snoops, [...]

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Summurderous meanderings

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  What a summer it’s been!  The Opposites wrangled ourselves from sea to shining sea and back again over 40 days of nonsense, cacophony, and the entire Frank Zappa discography.   On day 41, by some serendiculous stroke of kismet, I had just enough time off to fit in a quick 23-day tour  opening for/playing in Oliver [...]

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International Songwriting Competition win – More tour dates!

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  Well folks, I’ll say it again:  I in no way support competition in music, and frankly think the two should stay as far apart as possible. However, I DO support any clever ruse to trick more folks into listening to our freaky sounds! It’s a proper pleasure to proclaim that our track Auctioneering Everything [...]

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Summer Tour Dates! More newsies and reviewsies

April 27, 2013
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  Delighted to be announcing the majority of our summer tour dates!   A complete detail-riddled list lurks on our tour page, but here are some highlights: June 14-16 Tiny Lights Music Festival – Ymir, BC June 21-22 Campbell Bay Music Festival – Mayne Island, BC June 23 Victoria International Jazz Festival – Centennial Park – Victoria, BC June 28-30 – FollyFest – Gagetown, [...]

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Thank you Home Routes!

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We’ve just come off a 14-show romp through Alberta and Saskatchewan, set up by the good folks at HomeRoutes. We played solo, duo and trio, in garages, living rooms, studios, galleries, churches, and a high-school gym.  The first show included a 3-camera shoot, the last one included a 3-legged dog, and most of the ones [...]

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Reviews, Interviews, Muse Shoes…

March 15, 2013

The reviews are starting to come in, and it sounds like some fools may actually be enjoying our new album!   We extend our sincere condolences to the families of the infected individuals.  We can only hope and pray that this condition is in no way contagious. All jokes aside, it’s honestly a beautiful thing to [...]

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