Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Recording: Moss Lime

Artist: Moss Lime

Songs: Ice Cream Sandwiches + I Always Get What I Want

Recorded at Artscape Gibraltar Point (Camp Wavelength), August 20, 2016.

Moss Lime - Ice Cream Sandwiches

Moss Lime - I Always Get What I Want

Following and expanding on the template of last year's successful festival, Wavelength returned to the island with a meticulously-executed event that included an exciting range of music and a beach full of art beside festival headliner Lake Ontario. It also managed to be a stress-reducing rather than a stress-inducing time — rather like a weekend at the cottage, even if the city was just out of view.

This Montréal trio's tone is super-dry, in the best way — unassumingly unadorned songs that worm their way into your brain. A short, to-the-point set, and the band was totally nonplussed when a couple giant robot(?) mantis puppets emerged from the forest path to dance(?)/engage in ritual combat(?)/prepare to mate(?).

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