HEIMSPIEL # 17: OK VANCOUVER OK
15. September | Kick-Off: 8.30 p.m.
@ Alter Roter Löwe Rein | Richardstr. 31 | 12043 Berlin
Concert series HEIMSPIEL returns from the summer break and is up for its 3rd season. The meanwhile 17th edition kicks off with Canadian DIY-trio OK VANCOUVER OK on Tuesday September 15th at Alter Roter Löwe Rein in Neukölln-Rixdorf.
OK VANCOUVER OK is a Canadian indie rockband from Vancouver, British Columbia. The current 3 piece band – engaging Jeff Johnson (lead vocals, guitar, keyboards) Liza Moser (bass) and Laura House (drums) – was founded in 2004 and has released so far 9 full length album and 5 of them on vinyl.
For the recording of their latest longplayer Influences the band benefitted of the geographical and musical proximity of the Pacific Northwest. The album was recorded and produced by Lake-member Eli Moore – represented and favorite artist of the legendary label K Records from Olympia, Washington.
The band has been described as “anti-capitalist indie music with an environmental message” combining elements of punk, lo-fi, no-wave and experimental pop. Bands and artists such as Yo La Tengo, Talking Heads, Joy Division, Daniel Johnston and Beat Happening are among the musical references to be mentioned.