“Vancouver duo HUMANS is an electronic act with a pop group’s heart, and on their upcoming LP Noontide they infuse their blend of Kraftwerk and Detroit techno with enough hooks to appeal to someone who doesn’t even know what Detroit techno sounds like. “ – Entertainment Weekly
“The electronic feats of anxious anticipation gets met with the sub-bass boom and handclap stomp to keep your night kicking onward past the curfews and witching hours.” –Impose Magazine
“The two are chockfull of technical skill and precision. Their ever-changing sound ranges from minimal percussions and charismatic vocal hooks, to tracks grounded in radio-friendly guitar melodies.” – THUMP
Vancouver’s indie-electronic duo, HUMANS, premiered their multi-colored, psychedelic new video Tell Me on Billboard today. Directed by one of HUMANS’ own, Peter Ricq, the video features the hallucinatory journey of two Muppets as they transition from the Muppet realm to a psychotropic dreamland unlike any other.
Tell Me was featured on HUMANS’ debut album Noontide that released February 24th via Hybridity Music with much critical acclaim from the likes of THUMP, Impose Magazine,Entertainment Weekly and many others. Produced by Nik Kozub of Shout Out Out Out Out,Noontide is a showcase of their innovative mix of heavy electronics with modern pop sensibilities. The album is carefully constructed, building upon the band’s restless aesthetic experimentation.
In celebration of the release, HUMANS set out on a North American tour and are set for a series of SXSW performances. Dates are venues are listed below.
March 20th: Music BC/Beatroute Showcase @ Maggie Mae’s [1am] March 21st: IHEARTCOMIX: Mad Decent x Fools Gold SXSW Super Party @ The Main [1:45pm] March 21st: Arts & Crafts Showcase @ Swan Dive [8pm]