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 […]
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
Exclaim shares the love on our album release!
“Today marks the official release of old school r&B act the Ballantynes‘ first full-length LP, Dark Drives,Life Signs. While the album is tailor-made to be spun on your turntable, no doubt to be paired with a couple of slugs of whiskey and a night of at-home dancing, you can also enjoy the record via an […]
Liquor Store Gun Store Pawn Shop Church makes top 10
We made the Huffington Post Best Indie Albums of 2013 coming in at #5! Shout out to Trevor Risk for the nomination and writeup.
“Show of the Year?”
We had an absolute blast playing at the Commodore with No Sinner and The Pack. A.D. and it seems like everyone else did too! Thank you so much to everyone who came out to support us, we have a pretty exciting 4 months ahead so check back for more details on that.