credit: Vanessa Heins
Good music seems instantaneous: a decisive rush of expression and dopamine. Hamilton, Ontario band Ellevator captures that direct hit of immediacy, with a closer listen revealing the meticulous design of their muscular rock songs. Frontwoman Nabi Sue Bersche delivers raw lyricism with quiet power. Her nimble melodies anchor the electric hooks and cinematic timbres Ellevator has refined on countless stages. Their striking self-titled debut EP - recorded in Hamilton with Michael Keire (Arkells, The Dirty Nil, Wildlife) - was released in the Spring of 2018 by Arts & Crafts and supported by tour dates with Arkells, Dear Rouge, Matthew Good, Our Lady Peace, Banners, and Amber Run.
The band recently joined forces with producer Chris Walla to record new material. New music is slated for release in 2020.
“...like an artier version of Metric.” (Toronto Star)
“Energetic, contagious, dramatic, and euphoric” (The Revue)
“...the band is raw yet totally developed, and leap onto the scene with something to say…full of promise for a band on the rise.” (Northern Transmissions)
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