FOND OF TIGERS

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Post-rock doesn't always have to mean sleepy, or pretty, or boring (though it can and often is all three). Rather, as a band like Fond of Tigers handily shows, the genre also has the potential to be progressive, offbeat, and unexpected. The Canadian seven-piece (!) outfit has been making a case for keeping post-rock weird since 2006. So far, it's nabbed them a Juno Award and a bunch of festival appearances, and seen them collaborate with Swedish musician Mats Gustafsson and Toronto's Sandro Perri.

​The band (led by guitarist Stephen Lyons​) incorporates a dizzying array of influences in their instrumental sound, leaning heavily on the "post-" side of post-rock. Their new album, Uninhabit​, was produced by Lyons and Tanya Tagaq producer/violinist Jesse Zubot​, and is a cornucopia of sonic experimentation. Is there jazz? Definitely? Are there parts that sound almost like noise rock? You bet. Prog rock? Duh. Are there deranged
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FOND OF TIGERS a thing to live with album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
a thing to live with
Jazz Related Rock 2006
FOND OF TIGERS Release the Saviours album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Release the Saviours
Jazz Related Rock 2007
FOND OF TIGERS Continent & Western album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Continent & Western
Jazz Related Rock 2010
FOND OF TIGERS Uninhabit album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Uninhabit
Jazz Related Rock 2016

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FOND OF TIGERS Untitled album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Untitled
Jazz Related Rock 2013

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FOND OF TIGERS Live​/​unreleased​/​etc album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live​/​unreleased​/​etc
Jazz Related Rock 2014

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