Holy hoop snakes!  Deep thanks to all our new friends, fans and found-family who made this Australia tour a rampaging success!  From MONA in Tasmania, to the Blue Mountains in Katoomba, to the folk fest feasting in Illawarra, to the hot hopping hip Cafes in Melbourne, the gigs were a ton of fun, and the [...]


It’s true!  We’ll soon be bouncing basslines alongside the ‘roos, and dropping beats with the drop bears! Our tour dates are up on our shows page, and more info at the facebook event.  Please feel free to invite your friends and nemeses! In other snooze, we’re beyond ecstatic to present our OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO for [...]

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Thank you ScandalousNavia! Summer recap/NEW VIDEO/Upcoming whatnots October 3, 2014

  Well that was a summer for the books!  One solid tour from the middle of June until the end of September, dense with inspiring collaborations, intoxicating audiences, and seemingly impossible itineraries!       An honour to share the stage with Bruce Molsky at Summerfolk before we boarded for our ScandalousNavia tour, a chance [...]

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CanadiAntithesis Tour so far… August 12, 2014

  It would be impossible to sum up the glory of this tour in to one post without bashing away on this keyboard until far after the next looming soundcheck.  But it’s safe to say it has been the tour of a lifetime!  41 days in, and going strong! For more detailed accounts- check out our [...]

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New video! August 1, 2014

So happy to announce the release of our FIRST EVER official music video! Created by my dearest brother, rising videography star, and fellow fiddle genius Trent Freeman. Feast your cornea on this, and feel free to leave a comment on which are your favourite fingerpaints!

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The summer that dreams are made of April 16, 2014

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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’13 Thanks, Australian escapades & Big Apples

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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 October 17, 2013

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! August 29, 2013

  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 August 23, 2013

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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