The Persephone Snug
and Pacific Sound Radio
are proud to present Porteau
& Winter Youth (formerly Little Crow
) as part of the Snug Concert Series.
Music starts at 6pm sharp. Seating is limited so be sure to get there early. 19+
Porteau is the creation of Victoria Williams and Craig Stevenson. Ethereal vocals take center stage, supported by washes of looped and modulated guitar. With lyrics steeped in folklore, they use their surrounding West Coast landscape as a backdrop to explore and unearth stories of human nature.
The Vancouver duo’s debut album Water’s Gate transports listeners to a world of pragmatic mysticism. Layers of lush vocals and washes of light, modulated guitar are the foundation of their songs.
Pulling the record into diverse moods and through vivid textures, their sound weaves through folk-inspired passages, celestial soundscapes, and electronic flourishes. Ethereal and expansive, Water’s Gate is Porteau’s open space for experimentation and carves a wave into their own unmapped styling.
Formerly known as Little Crow, Winter Youth is a dark indie rock duo based out of Vancouver, BC, Canada. Pulling inspiration from bands such as Daughter, The National, and Florence and The Machine, singer-songwriter Emily Seal and guitarist Kas Baker create hauntingly beautiful songs, writing to describe the common dark realities of depression and anxiety while striving to make those dealing with those same experiences feel a little less alone.
Winter Youth has played many shows in unique venues such as Errington Hall (Vancouver Island), InHabit (Kelowna), multiple stages at the Vancouver Island Music Festival, and Skookum Festival 2018 in Stanley Park, to name a few.
Granted with a Creative BC Grant in 2017, Winter Youth has been working on their debut full-length album with producer Paul Boechler, set to release in 2019.