Coast Guard

Coast Guard

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Coast Guard's debut EP reveals a new take on classic pop songwriting and deliver it in a bundle of thundering drums, layered guitars and soaring vocals creating a style reminiscent of Yo La Tengo, Guided By Voices, The Breeders and The Who.

Biography

Coast Guard started in St. John’s as the co-stars, changed line-ups over time and relocated to Toronto in 2005.

The band’s debut EP was recorded in a home studio by Ryan Gassi (Memory Bank) and mixed by Jose Miguel Contreras (By Divine Right, Meligrove Band). Each of the 5 original songs reveal a new take on classic pop songwriting and deliver it in a bundle of thundering drums, layered guitars and soaring vocals creating a style reminiscent of Yo La Tengo, Guided By Voices, The Breeders and The Who.

Throughout the various incarnations of Coast Guard, they’veplayed NxNE and the Halifax Pop Explosion twice eachand shared the stage with great bands like By Divine Right, Wintersleep, Meligrove Band, The Constantines, Joel Plaskett Emergency, Rock Plaza Central and Matt Mays & El Torpedo.

Discography

s/t EP - Coast Guard (2007)

"Summer/Birthday" - Rock Can Roll Compilation Vol. I (2004)

Harbour EP (released as The Co-Stars) (2002)

Set List

All original material.