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WHIMM “Not My Kind” Premiere

Cvlt Nation is excited to premiere the first track “Not My Kind” off WHIMM‘s new EP of the same name!  The Toronto-based postpunk band released their first LP, A Stare Ajar, in October 2017. Inspired by Nico’s “Sixty/Forty”, the song has a bleak, minimalistic feel to it, but there are several elements involved which give the song dimension. Vocalist/guitarist Mounir Chami sounds a lot like if Ian Curtis were in a dark ambient band. The music itself is mainly dark postpunk, but there are elements of shoegaze as well as dark country, especially in the guitar playing.

“Overarching,” is how the band describes Not My Kind’s sound. “Sonically it feels more expansive. The songs are structurally simple – but dynamically more complex than what we’ve done before.”

Not My Kind will be out on Pleasence Records May 11th with a tour to follow:

 

MAY 16   PRAGUE  UNDERDOGS

 

MAY 18   KRAKOW KLUB RE

 

MAY 19   VIENNA VENSTER 99

 

MAY 20  HALLEHÜHNERMANHATTAN

 

MAY 23   LEIGE LA ZONE

 

MAY 24   LYON LE FARMER

 

MAY 27   VALDIBRANA TUSCANY HOUSE

 

MAY 28   ROME FANFULLA

 

MAY 30 PARIS LE KLUB

 

JUNE 1   GHENT IN DE RUMITE


JUNE 2   AMSTERDAM VUNDELBUNKER

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Sär is a writer and music enthusiast born and raised in the Portland, OR area. They have been an avid listener of goth, postpunk and deathrock since 2003 and their ultimate goal is to introduce as many people to as many of these amazing bands as possible.

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