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On the heels of the vinyl release of his fourth solo record, Natural WeatherMichael Feuerstack is heading East for a run of shows later this month, and has also announced a Montreal band performance.

He’ll be performing with, and as part of, The Barr Brothers though New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island as they continue to tour around the excellent Queen of the Breakers album that was released last year.

Feuerstack’s release, meanwhile, is currently #25 on the Canadian earshot! radio charts and half sold-out of physical copies.

– order ‘Natural Weather’ 180g LP // Digital –

“a collection of Zen ballads that feels breezy, natural and duly wise for his age” – Exclaim!

November 29 – Fredericton, NB: Boyce Farmer’s Market w/ Barr Brothers // tickets
November 30 – Halifax, NS: Marquee Ballroom w/ Barr Brothers // tickets // fb
December 1 – Moncton, NB: Tide & Boar Ballroom w/ Barr Brothers // tickets // fb
December 2 – Charlottetown, PEI: PEI Brewing Company w/ Barr Brothers // tickets
December 19 – Montreal, QC: Casa Del Popolo w/ Sin and Swoon // tickets // fb

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“The male gaze of the old days isn’t gonna come back.”

Calling up punchy guitar stabs, a four-on-the-floor drive, ripping solos, and dirty staccato organs, Pink Popcorn finds Sleepless Nights drawing heavily on a pop-rock template curated by The Cars. And much like their previous single, Kids On Drugs, the retro throwback influence blends seamlessly with contemporary themes.

Beneath the fun-loving riffs and pop-forward melodies, Sleepless Nights take pot shots at the hypermasculinity of yore, particularly in classic rock.

“The songs we love and are huge parts of pop culture are insanely misogynistic, but that gets subverted by nostalgia,” says Sleepless Nights frontperson A.A. Wallace“Now that the world is getting more and more woke how to do we listen to the lyrics of Axel Rose or even Mick Jagger? How can a song like ‘Rocket Queen’ or ‘Brown Sugar’ be played on the radio? Driving around with classic rock radio for most people is not an academic exercise. The rules mentioned in ‘Pink Popcorn’ are songwriting conventions and clichés that really we should be done with. Oh yeah, baby.”

Sleepless Nights – Pink Popcorn – Single
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“With The Cars-like rapture, SLEEPLESS NIGHTS, brings the right brilliance to the guitar and beat driven pop-rock single to the masses. It’s time to get back to basics.” – comeherefloyd