The Details

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For the 2011 film of the same name, see The Details (film)
The Details
Origin Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Genres Indie rock
Years active 2006–present
Labels Parliament of Trees
Members Jon Plett
Keli Martin
Sean Vidal
Shaun Gibson
Past members Matt Janzen

The Details are an indie rock band based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, featuring vocalist and guitarist Jon Plett, bassist Keli Martin, guitarist Sean Vidal and drummer Shaun Gibson. Their current record label is Parliament of Trees.


The Details formed in late 2005. Plett and Vidal had previously played together in the band The Home Team; Martin and Gibson had each played with several Winnipeg area bands. After performing around Winnipeg for a year, the band released its debut EP, Marching Sound.[1] The band then embarked on several cross-Canada tours.[2]

In September 2007, the band released their debut full-length titled, Draw a Distance. Draw a Border. The album included appearances by The Weakerthans' Stephen Carroll and Paper Moon's Allison Shevernoha.

The Details recorded a full-length album, Lost Art, in 2010. It contained guest appearances from Rusty Matyas of Imaginary Cities, Jenn Grant and Kinley Dowling of Hey Rosetta!. It was produced by Stephen Carroll and Brandon Reid, mixed by Daryl Smith and mastered by Ryan Morey.[3][4] The band first released The Original Mark EP, a teaser for Lost Art, which contained a pair of songs from Lost Art, as well as a couple of leftovers from the Draw a Distance. Draw a Border. sessions, and a remixed version of their song Floor Plans.[5] The full album was released in May, 2011.

The Details have appeared in a number of television shows and films, including Degrassi, My Awkward Sexual Adventure, Lipstick Jungle, Being Human, and Zooey & Adam.


  • Marching Sound EP (2006)
  • Draw a Distance. Draw a Border. (2007)
  • The Original Mark EP (2010)
  • Lost Art (2011)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "It’s All In The Details On New Album". Chart Attack, August 20, 2007.
  2. ^ "The Details Just Don’t Stop". Chart Attack - Sep 7, 2007
  3. ^ "The Details - Lost Art". NOW Toronto, by Richard Trapunski June 30, 2011
  4. ^ " The Details' Lost Art About To Be Found". Sticky Magazine, 11 April 2011 Natalia Buia
  5. ^ "The Details : Original Mark EP". QRO, by Brendan MaGee. December 13, 2010

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