#tbt to warmer times on tour! Photo cred: @maximebocken Nov 13 2014
Nick through the looking glass. Tracking live drums on one of our new tunes @marigoldlabel #latenightsession Nov 12 2014
#trulyoutrageous #jemismyname Oct 31 2014
.@wmcfashionweek so great to see some amazing Canadian designs thanks to my date @maximebocken for the photo ♡ Oct 22 2014
Such a party last night!!! Thanks for supporting your local Indie bands @indieweek @indie88toronto ♡♡ @dianatheband @i_am_lyon & @cousinscousins, so much love :) Oct 19 2014
Us & the city under a full moon #tiff14 #whiplash #premiere Sep 08 2014

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Biography

Canadian electronic-pop trio, PARALLELS, conjures classic pop sentiments of neon nights with songs that transport the past into a modern context, just as grey fades into color on Poloroid film. NME described front-woman, Holly Dodson’s vocals as ‘A young Madonna meet’s modern electro”. Echo’s of this can be heard in the soundtrack of 2013 Oscar winning short-film “Curfew” featuring Parallels’ song, “Dry Blood” off of their debut album “Visionaries. Dodson, and her brother, drummer, Nick Dodson along with keyboardist Artem Galperine are currently back in Marigold Studios recording their third release set for 2014.

Since the band’s inception in 2008, PARALLELS has toured extensively covering thousands of miles bringing their collection of vintage synthesizers and lively HI-NRG rhythms from Toronto to LA, Moscow to Miami, New York to San Francisco and everywhere in between. After a whirlwind 36-date North American tour in 2013, PARALLELS was chosen by NXNE as one of the top 15 Alternative Artists to see at the annual festival in Toronto. The band has also been an electric presence at CMJ, CMW and El Paso’s Neon Desert Music Festival, and has shared billing with internationally-acclaimed artists such as Florence + the Machine, Crystal Castles, A-Trak, Glass Candy, The Juan Maclean and Broken Social Scene.

Their second album, XII, was manifested over the winter months of 2011, during late nights at Marigold Studios in Toronto. Subsequently, XII, was released in June 2012 independently through Marigold Productions, and shortly there after, reached #5 on Earshot’s National Electronic Charts in Canada. The album is a collection of moonlit radiance and sparkling pop, songs that “coo and shimmer with an indoor sunnyness, with the color of iridescent and strobe lights.” (Daytrotter, 2012).

Chosen "Critics Pick" for Torontos Best Electronic Band amongst notables Drake and Metric, Parallels is creating quite a stir with their various collaborations, including an official remix for English indie quartet Delphics track "This Momentary," Parallels has indeed been taking the world by storm with "Find The Fire" off their debut LP Visionaries featured on the Kitsune Maison Compilation 8.

Quotes

"A young Madonna-meets modern electro"
"Their music bangs and then glides, cruising on the soft currents of Holly Dodson's Cyndi Lauper-like vocals. They coo and they shimmer with an indoor sunnyness, with the color of iridescent and strobe lights."
"Crackling with 80s dance sentiment and new-wave electricity, Parallels' brand of sonic joy could be called the new vintage."

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