“My Place Your Town” is really about finding places that are like home when you’re nowhere near it, and people who feel like home anytime you’re together, and the urgency of squeezing every possible moment out of those things before distance pulls you apart again. Click for the link.
VIDEO: Argent premiers on Exclaim!
Vancouver-based group the Ballantynes bring together soul, garage and R&B influences to craft their own unique sound — one that was displayed on their latest LP Dark Drives, Life Signs. Now, that record’s lead single “Argent” has been given the video treatment and Exclaim! has got your first look at the new […]
Discorder Reviews ‘Dark Drives, Life Signs’
There is no way you won’t like this album. Like a strong drink, the music loosens your limbs, warms your cheeks into a smile and puts a fire into your belly. This is music to sweat to, to get down to. Dark Drives, Life Signs will peer pressure you into losing your shit on the […]
Rocket From Russia Interview
“This week I had one of the best bands from Vancouver in studio – The Ballantynes! The band was represented by Vanessa, Jarrod and Mick. They released their debut full length album “Dark Drives, Life Signs” on La-Ti-Da records last week. ” Episode #138, Interview with The Ballantynes
Westender Reviews ‘Dark Drives, Life Signs’
“Vancouver’s Ballantynes have long been one of the city’s most exciting live acts, and despite a string of singles, a full-length has been long overdue.” Read the rest of the article by Robert Mangelsdorf here