Video of the moment
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It is appropriate that the imminent self-titled debut EP from Toronto quartet Weaves is set to come out on Buzz Records (on April 1). A buzz is indeed quickly developing around this band, and this brand new live clip for "Hulahoop" shows why. It was shot by Scion Sessions in Toronto's Great Hall, and it showcases the Weaves mandate. In their own words, this is a band "focused on mirroring pop sensibilities while evoking a visual and vulgarized experience." The song possesses a simple core melody, belted out with fervour by Jasmyn Burke, whose voice suggests that of Alabama Shakes. Meanwhile, her three comrades contribute plenty of angular noise and energy, making for a highly intriguing juxtaposition. Weaves are shaking things up with three gigs at SXSW in the coming week, followed by gigs in Ontario and Brooklyn, culminating in an April 26 gig at Toronto's Cinecycle. We're definitely keen to hear more.