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Photo: Lorraine Price

Montreal-based trio Valleys is comprised of Marc St Louis, Matilda Perks, and Pascal Oliver.

Enriching the intimacy of lo-fi with bold experimentation, psychedelic folk and haunting melodies, Valleys forge delicate vignettes soaked in a swirling ocean of electronic haze, stripped guitars, ghostly vocals, feedback and sparse percussion through a shimmering dream-pop cloudscape.

Juxtaposing shadow and light, warmth and frigidity, melancholy and hope, Valleys explore unknown sonic lands with the hushed intensity of the meditative Montreal winters from which it has been born.

Like snow falling on deserted streets at midnight, there is a beautiful mystery of strength and fragility to Valleys that can never be solved, but only heard on quiet nights before it drifts away again.

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artist news

June 3rd // 2013

Valleys New Album and Tour Dates

Valleys just released their latest record "Are you going to stand there and talk weird all night" on Kanine Records.  Catch Valleys on tour this summer with dates at NXNE and Sled Island....
 

October 26th // 2012

Valleys on tour in Europe

Valleys are crossing the Atlantic in November for their first European tour, including a spot at Le Guess Who? Fesitval in the Netherlands. Here's where you can catch them: Nov. 13th // Paris, Fra...
 

March 24th // 2012

Valleys on tour with Future Islands

Valleys heads out on a Canadian tour with Future Islands & Ed Schrader's Music Beat this spring. April 30 - Quebec, QC @ Le Cercle May 1 - Montreal, QC @ Il Motore May 2 - Ottawa, ON @ M...
 

August 13th // 2011

Valleys Announce Tour with Suuns & PS I Love You

Valleys announce North American dates with Secretly Canadian's Suuns and Paper Bag's PS I Love You.  Here's the full list of dates: Fri-Sept. 23rd // Vancouver, BC @ Media Club w/ Suuns&nbs...
 

May 26th // 2011

Valleys with Future Islands

Valleys team up with Thrill Jockey's Future Islands for a show during Suoni Per Il Popolo.  Don't miss it! Sunday June 5th @ Casa Del Popolo // MontrealFacebook Event
 

music

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Silent Woods
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CR68C
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The Heavy Dreamer
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Ordinary Dream
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Valleys - 10 000 Hours - La Blogothèque Take Away Shows

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