The Hundred in the Hands Wrongbar, Toronto ON June 14

The Hundred in the Hands Wrongbar, Toronto ON June 14
2004 called -- it wants its sound back. That's a little snide, but the Hundred in the Hands' angular, disco rock sound, replete with shimmering synths and shuffling hi-hat (on every song), is a little tired. But in lieu of musical innovation and variety, the band opt for performance quality, with great reward: they play their songs with aplomb, and crowds love them. Or at least a capacity Wrongbar did. Though vocalist Eleanore Everdell was stuck behind her keyboards, she grooved hard, working the crowd with a mix of enthusiasm and her steady, powerful voice. The crowd went especially crazy when Everdell stepped out from behind the keyboards -- there were shouts of admiration between every song, and by the time the band had wrapped up, their merch table was swarmed.