Postcards from Hospital Beds (Pugs and Crows)
On their fourth full-length album UNCLE!, JUNO Award winning Vancouver indie rock jazz art folk instrumentalists Pugs & Crows join forces with vocalist Marin Patenaude. Patenaude’s earthy, soulful voice coupled with the band’s trademark cinematic pacing, melodicism, and gritty elegance transports the music to new heights.
Showcasing the 10 year long collaboration between an ensemble of individually accomplished and highly sought after players, Pugs and Crows has emerged as one of Vancouver’s most prominent instrumental bands, earning a rabid following of fans from all corners. Their third release, Everyone Knows Everyone, snagged a 2016 West Coast Music Award for Best Instrumental Album, adding to momentum that has been building since their 2013 JUNO win and this year’s nomination to the 2016 Polaris Prize Longer List. Praised for their “music of great strength and beauty” by The Georgia Straight, and as “rejuvenating, visceral and absolutely stunning” by the CBC, Pugs and Crows continues to bring new fans into the West Coast’s rich tradition of creative music.