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Nov 14, 2022
Electronic Music Magic This Thursday in Toronto

The clock is ticking, a white rabbit just flew by, and now is your chance to follow... that's right, we're just a few days away from our smashing electronic music lineup this Thursday at Bar Orwell.

Now is the time to grab a ticket if you're able to make the Mad Hatter's tea party!

On show will be World News, a Toronto electronic music duo performing with all hardware. We also have the incredible Provincial Parcs and Blue Light. Expect projections and a 360° surround audience experience under the mirror ball.

World News, Provincial Parcs & Blue Light - Bar Orwell
World News, Provincial Parcs & Blue Light - Bar Orwell
WORLD NEWS BLUE LIGHT PROVINCIAL PARCS WIDE
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Oct 17, 2022
The First Ever Safe Sounds Show in 360° - World News Are Back

Safe Sounds presents...

WORLD NEWS in 360° with BLUE LIGHT and PROVINCIAL PARCS.

We might not be the first to do a show like this... U2 famously coined the 360° Tour a few years back when they crafted a unique stage that was surrounded by the audience. After a few calls with Bono and The Edge, they've very kindly given this their blessing!

In what will be a very special intimate show at Bar Orwell in Toronto on Thursday 17th November, all three acts will perform live hardware sets from underneath the mirror ball! Surrounded by the audience, this will be a true 360° electronic music experience.

World News have brand new music and a brand new lineup to keep you entertained. It's going to be spicy and electronic.

Blue Light will bring their unique blend of cinematic electronic wash. It will rock you to your very core!

Provincial Parcs will add a psychedelic jazz heart to proceedings. The rig, which was first used for the Geary Art Crawl show, will be back bigger and better!

Bar Orwell is a limited capacity venue at 1595 Dundas Street West. Early Bird Tickets are on sale now for the measly price of just $10. It's going to be more on the door, so grab yours now to cement your place!

World news up against the wall music video

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May 12, 2022
Welcome to the Freak Show

The music video for World News' Up Against the Wall is streaming everywhere now!

The track is taken from the Toronto electronic duo's sophomore EP, New Era, which is streaming worldwide on your favourite services right now.

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Apr 18, 2022
Up Against the Wall Video Premiere at Psychedelic Baby Magazine

In our book, this isn't just any other Monday. Not at all. Why? Well of course.... it's the day that World News rise again, this time with a sparkling new music video for Up Against the Wall which is taken from the duo's New Era EP.

Yes, the great people over at Psychedelic Baby Mag, which is a killer place for independent music reviews and good stuff, are hosting the premiere — go watch it now.

You'll not want to miss this.... Up Against the Wall features Quentin Mitchell on a journey into an underground sub-universe littered with curious beings.

It was filmed and directed by Sam Maloney, who many will know as the guitarist and vocalist of psychedelic rock band, Kali Horse. Well she is also a talented filmmaker with a unique approach and vision; often using analogue cameras, Maloney has produced videos for some of Canada's most exciting up-and-coming talent such as Roy, Dart Mouth, Drago Dit Dragon and No Frills.

This track is taken from the New Era EP [SS116], which is available to stream everywhere. It was engineered by Tobin Hopwood (Possum) at The Oscillitarium, mixed/produced by Josh Korody (Breeze, Nailbiter) at Candle Recording Studios and mastered by Asher Gould-Murtagh (Mr. Joy, Zones).

We would like to take a minute to shout out the extended cast for World News' Up Against the Wall — Adam Hanrahan, Cassandra Ellen, Desiree Das Gupta, Julie Sullivan, Olivia Cox, Ryan Bembridge and Sinéad Bermingham. This would not have been possible without you.

So yeah, what are you waiting for, check out the video now!

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Mar 10, 2022
It's a New Era

When World News finalised the music for 'New Era' ahead of the recording session on February 22nd 2020, they were blissfully unaware that an imminent pandemic was going to rock the entire world.

The session went ahead as planned, with the hardware electronic duo laying down four fresh tracks in a single day at The Oscillitarium with engineer and guitar virtuoso, Tobin Hopwood (Possum).

Following those sessions, and the subsequent cancellation of the tour to support their debut EP, 'The Chosen', the duo took time to reevaluate the project.

The name 'New Era' took on new meaning in the months and years that passed, and in the summer of 2021 World News revisited the material with renewed focus. After completing preliminary mixes, they engaged Toronto's Josh Korody at Candle Recording Studios to mix it.

With the EP slated for release worldwide on Friday 18th March, we pieced together a short 'Making Of New Era' from the recording session, which feels like decades ago now. We hope you enjoy it.

Mark your calendars, this is World News' best sounding material to date.

World News - New Era [SS116]

Tracklisting

1. Burundi
2. Weather Weather Weather
3. Up Against the Wall
4. A Message for the Kids

Artwork

World News New Era EP Artwork

Releases

'You Just Have To Be [EP]' artwork
SS118
RUM DO You Just Have To Be [EP]
'Alles Ist Besser [SINGLE]' artwork
SS117
Theo Vandenhoff Alles Ist Besser [SINGLE]
'New Era [EP]' artwork
SS116
World News New Era [EP]
'A Message for the Kids [REMIX SINGLE]' artwork
SS115
World News A Message for the Kids [REMIX SINGLE]
'Scenic Equilibrium [LP]' artwork
SS114
Provincial Parcs Scenic Equilibrium [LP]
'Juice Opinion / Fake News [DOUBLE A]' artwork
SS113
Your Grandad Juice Opinion / Fake News [DOUBLE A]
'O [DOUBLE A]' artwork
SS112
Idious Carrie O [DOUBLE A]
'Heartache Is An Empty Room [EP]' artwork
SS111
Theo Vandenhoff Heartache Is An Empty Room [EP]
'Confetti and... / A ↝ B [DOUBLE A]' artwork
SS110
RUM DO Confetti and... / A ↝ B [DOUBLE A]
'Descenending [REMIX SINGLE]' artwork
SS109
World News Descenending [REMIX SINGLE]
'AMAZONAS [LP]' artwork
SS108
Bill Cutbill AMAZONAS [LP]
'Gather [EP]' artwork
SS107
Loji Gather [EP]
'The Chosen [EP]' artwork
SS106
World News The Chosen [EP]
'Black Cat [REMIX SINGLE]' artwork
SS105
World News Black Cat [REMIX SINGLE]
'Joy Ride (and then I wake up) [SINGLE]' artwork
SS104
Bill Cutbill Joy Ride (and then I wake up) [SINGLE]
'A Bit More Mellow Back Then [REMIX SINGLE]' artwork
SS103
World News A Bit More Mellow Back Then [REMIX SINGLE]
'Why [EP]' artwork
SS102
RUM DO Why [EP]
'lay down, lovers [EP]' artwork
SS101
RUM DO lay down, lovers [EP]