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A workshop in playground music


Pause Clope

2016

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Pause Clope is the smoke-break-length debut single from Montreal's Phern, a contorted guitar pop 5-piece that includes members of Moss Lime, Lantern, Each Other, and Soft Cone. Pause Clope is out now on limited-edition two-sided square flexi vinyl with hand-numbered jackets and a download card for high-quality digital audio.

Recorded between The Drones Club and Ben's house official studio in Montreal, with occasional help from Lukas Glickman. Songs mixed by Ben Lalonde and Christian Simmons, all under the strict and unerring direction of Hélène Barbier.

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Phern
Pause Clope
Release Date: October 14, 2016
Format: Flexi 7" & Digital Download
Limited to 250 copies

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Cool Coma

2016

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cool coma is the debut full-length album by Montreal's Phern, a new 5-piece band made up of Hélène Barbier (Moss Lime), Ben Lalonde (Soft Cone), Christian Simmons (Lantern, Sheer Agony), Sarah Haag (R U Real), and Michael Wright (Each Other). Presented in chronological order, the album gathers 14 recordings that span Phern's first year, highlighting the group's playful, elastic approach, see-sawing guitars, and cool, hypnotic vocals.

All songs appear in the order in which they were written and recorded. Recorded at Ben's House and the Drones Club, Spring 2015-Summer 2016.

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Phern
Cool Coma
Release Date: November 25, 2016
Format: Cassette & Digital Download
Limited to 200 copies

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