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Stream KEN Mode Success (First Listen)

The title of KEN Mode’s upcoming album, Success, feels at least a little sarcastic. Even to the extent a discordant, abrasive noise/hardcore/metal band can achieve “success,” it’s of a tenuous sort. But in many ways, KEN Mode are the model of that success: The band’s two constant members — brothers Jesse and Shane Matthewson (vocals/guitar […]

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KEN Mode – “Those Tight Jeans”

Winnipeg’s KEN Mode were never really a metal band, but on their upcoming Steve Alibi-engineered Success, they’ve shed all their former metal elements in favor of pure Touch And Go-style noise rock. We’ve already heard one single from the album, “Blessed,” and today they give us another, “Those Tight Jeans.” You can hear a lot […]