Army Girls

The Shop @ Parts & Labour, Toronto ON March 22

> > Mar 23 2012

Army Girls - The Shop @ Parts & Labour, Toronto ON March 22
By Ian GormelyA sparse duo who make a great racket, Army Girls took over the cavernous Shop, underneath Parts & Labour for their CMW set, with the venue seeming like the perfect home for Carmen Elle's minimalist rock tunes. With Andy Smith on drums, the duo worked their way through tracks from last year's Close to the Bone EP. Elle's music is simplistic in its delivery, but the no-nonsense performance belies the power of her voice; unaffected, she sounds like early Land of Talk or Liz Phair before her pop makeover. But it's her prowess with a guitar that really comes across live, and when she does allow herself to rock out, it's a sight to be seen and heard. Teeming with hooks, Elle has clearly found her groove with Army Girls.
GET IT!
Mailing List
SHARE IT!
Google+
Google Bookmarks
StumbleUpon
Reddit
Tumblr
Be the first to comment
Login
Keep me logged in
Prove You Are Not a Robot
To remove this step go back and login.

Picks

Most Popular Stories

  1. Arcade Fire / Dan Deacon / Spoon / Fraka - Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal QC, August 30CONCERT REVIEWS: Arcade Fire / Dan Deacon / Spoon / Fraka Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal QC, August 30
  2. Robert Plant - 'lullaby and…The Ceaseless Roar' (album stream)MUSIC / VIDEO: Robert Plant 'lullaby and…The Ceaseless Roar' (album stream)
  3. Riff Raff - MUSIC / VIDEO: Riff Raff "Rookies of the Future" (ft. Action Bronson)

Latest Issue: Sep 14 Issue