Tearjerker (band)

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Tearjerker
Origin Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Indie rock, dream pop
Years active 2006 (2006)–present
Labels SQE, Sore Thumb, Almost Communist
Website tearjerker.ca
Members
  • Micah Bonte
  • Trevor Hawkins
  • Taylor Shute

Tearjerker is a Canadian indie rock band formed in 2009 in Toronto, consisting of Micah Bonte (vocals, guitar), Trevor Hawkins (drums, samples, production), and Taylor Shute (guitar, bass, vocals, keyboards). [1]

The band's music has been described as 'shoegaze' and 'dream pop'.[2]

They released the albums Strangers (2010, re-recorded as Strangers Remade in 2011) and Rare (2011).[1][3]

In 2014 they self-released the EP Hiding, which was later picked up by SQE Music.[3][4][5]

The band's latest album, Stay Wild, was released in 2015.[2][6] Stay Wild received an 8/10 rating from PopMatters.[3]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Slouching (July 2009), Sore Thumb
  • Strangers (November 2010), Sore Thumb/Sweat Lodge Guru
  • Strangers Remade (May 2011), Sore Thumb
  • Rare (November 2011), Sore Thumb
  • Stay Wild (2015), D1 Music

EPs[edit]

  • Worries (2007), Sore Thumb
  • Hiding (August 2014), SQE
  • Hiding With Friends (2015)

Featured appearances[edit]

  • Toronto's Loveless (My Bloody Valentine cover album) by Various artists (2011), Gold Soundz blog (on track "Sometimes")

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cummins, Luke (2015) "Tearjerker Think Going on Tour Is Played Out", Vice, May 15, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2016
  2. ^ a b Cohen, Ian (2015) "Tearjerker Stay Wild", Pitchfork Media, July 22, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2016
  3. ^ a b c King, Ian (2015) "Tearjerker Stay Wild", PopMatters, July 22, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2016
  4. ^ Edwards, Samantha (2014) "Terajerker Hiding", Now, May 15, 2014. Retrieved August 20, 2016
  5. ^ Greene, Jason (2014) "Tearjerker "You Can"", Pitchfork Media, April 23, 2014. Retrieved August 20, 2016
  6. ^ Saeger, Eric (2015) "Tearjerker, Stay Wild (D1 Music)", The Hippo, August 13, 2015. Retrieved August 20, 2016