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Folly and the Hunter @ Drake Underground

. : : February 8th, 2012 : : . I wasn’t sure I was going to see Ohbijou when they were announced as playing the Drake Hotel‘s 8th birthday party in the Underground. After all, although I like their stuff, I’d hardly call myself a big fan, and I had seen them only six weeks earlier. It wasn’t until Folly and the Hunter was announced as the opening act that I rushed online to reserve a ticket. You may remember from their opening performance for Rebekah Higgs that I fell in love with the Montreal natives quickly and deeply. Their set would also be the trial run for my new…

Folly and the Hunter @ Drake Underground

. : : October 9th, 2011 : : . When Folly and the Hunter took the stage as Rebekah Higgs‘ opening act at the Drake Underground, I wasn’t sure just what to expect. The group seemed like a random mash-up of ages and ethnicity — an unusual arrangement, unfortunately, that left me without a clear, previously established measuring stick. Seconds into the first song, Raising The Dead, it was clear that a new bar would have been set this night regardless. In spite of the leaning youthful sliding scale of band members, everyone played with an astonishing amount of mastery, each of the members showing absolute technical…