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by  |  December 30, 2011

Day 5 of the Hand Drawn Dracula takeover welcomes a pair of true innovators.  Together as members of Holy Fuck, Brian Borcherdt and Graham Walsh are making some of the most celebrated electronic music in the country; individually, they prove themselves to be dynamic artists ion their own right.  Borcherdt records as a solo artist, contrasting Holy Fuck’s experimental work with his subdued, atmospheric acoustic material, and Walsh has quickly become to go-to guy for producing and collaborating with every one from Lights to Julie Fader, with whom Walsh recently produced a child with.

Brian Borcherdt’s favourites of 2011
(In no particular order)

Huckleberry Friends – Visions 7″
Dog DayDeformer
WoodsSun and Shade
Chad VanGaalenDiaper Island
The LuyasToo Beautiful to Work
Bad VibrationsBlack Train
John MausWe Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves
Total ControlHenge Beat
Kurt VileSmoke Ring for My Halo
Sonic YouthSimon Werner a Disparu
+ Everything I haven’t heard yet that I will most likely like a lot more than anything on this list

– Brian Borcherdt

Graham Walsh’s favourites of 2011

1. Kurt VileSmoke Ring for my Halo
2. Lower DensTwin-Hand Movement
3. John MausWe Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves
4. Total Control Henge Beat
5. Chad VanGaalenDiaper Island
6. Factory FloorTwo Different Ways single

– Graham Walsh

Hand Drawn Dracula‘s Vicious Circles Vol. 1 EP brings together Holy Fuck, Shugo Tokumaru, and Black Moth Super Rainbow to interpret each others songs, aand is available as a free download at facebook.com/HandDrawnDracula.  Brian Borcherdt’s solo project Dusted (full length album) is due on HDD in March, with European and Canadian tour dates to be announced soon.

MP3: Brian Borcherdt “The Drugs”

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