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A little bit Radiohead, a little bit Sigur Rós, and very much immersed in ethereal dream pop, this strong debut from Edmonton's Faunts is a welcome addition to Canada's growing roster of intriguing rock bands (playing shows with Broken Social Scene and Do Make Say Think has surely helped). As the record makes its way through such stellar moments as "Instantly Loved" and "Place I've Found," keyboards blend with guitars, and the vocals, although never prominent, sail steadily through the mix. In fact, the band's use of instruments is more than enough to create an intense experience. The 13-minute, snail-paced "Gone with the Day" adds slowcore and country to the relaxed atmosphere, greatly expanding the band's palette. And High Expectations/Low Results surprises as much as it soothes: a vocoder enters the picture on "Twenty-Three" while at the same time Faunts seem to be nodding to '70s psychedelia. A satisfying record for any fan of spacy rock.


Formed: Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta, Cana

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s

Embracing a moody, introspective pop sound that's smart, tuneful, forceful, and sweetly melancholy all at once, Faunts were formed in 2000 by Tim Batke and his brother Steven Batke, who hail from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. With Tim handling guitar, keyboards, and vocals while Steven contributed vocals and guitar, Faunts became a trio with the addition of percussionist Paul Arnusch. After Joel Hitchcock signed on as the group's keyboard player and Scott Gallant became their bassist, Faunts set out...
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