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Saturday, March 19 • 10:00pm - 11:00pm
In-Flight Safety

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In-Flight Safety formed in the small town of Sackville, NB, Canada during the twilight of their undergrad degrees. The idea to abandon their prescribed paths of study (fine art, computers sciences, geography, and classics) came in the form of a one-line email that said: “nice album”. That email was from David Bowie in reference to a handmade copy of their basement-recorded Vacation Land EP. Their latest album We Are An Empire, My Dear was recorded in a 100-year-old schoolhouse during the dead of winter. The record combines pulsing bass, sparse piano, and hypnotic, pounding drums with hooky guitars inadvertently dressed in the neon colours of the 1980s. This unassuming band creates music that is both cathartic and epic. Still they maintain a childlike sense of wonder as the search for new ears takes them further and further from home.

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In-Flight Safety

In the small town of Sackville, NB, Canada, a group of friends devoured records. They also feverishly wrote music. They did so almost daily for months on end. The result was an EP, Vacation Land, which canonized their love affair with chimey guitars, reverb pedals and epic builds... Read More →

Saturday March 19, 2011 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Paradise 401 E 6th St

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