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He’ll basically be on the road on both sides of the Atlantic through the summer.He’s even starting to get a little play on country and Americana radio in the States, which is impressive when one considers that the most subversive figure in American country-music circles at the moment is roundly considered to be Kacey Musgraves.Orville Peck is not difficult to pick out in the crowd at Dundas West hipster haunt Get Well on a Tuesday night, as he’s the only chap in the room in a cowboy hat sipping a pint through a fringed leather bondage mask.Any doubts as to whether the mysterious, Toronto-based country crooner behind one of the year’s most exciting debuts would relax his commitment to keeping the mystery intact in a casual interview setting are quickly allayed, at least.
But the reason I don’t think that’s the focus of this project is all my songs are extremely personal, and this is actually the most personal I’ve ever been as an artist.”Peck’s new record, — released earlier this year on Royal Mountain Records in Canada and beloved Seattle indie Sub Pop elsewhere — finds the rootless rambler letting his limber, multi-octave voice out to roam on surreal, cinematic tunes that find common ground amongst the early “outlaw” country of Johnny Cash and Merle Haggard, the plaintive balladry of Roy Orbison, the Goth-ier end of the New Romantic era and even , in fact, with three-quarters of Toronto noise-rock outfit FRIGS serving as his studio band and even brought singer Bria Salmena along, too, to add a little Emmylou Harris to his Gram Parsons on the showcase tour to woo various record-label suitors — hastily arranged after “kind of lying to them that I had a band” — that wound up landing him his Sub Pop deal.“I genuinely didn’t know what the reaction to this was going to be and I went through a lot of moments where I was, like, ‘Oh, man, this is “But it’s been such a genuinely wonderful experience because everyone seems to love it. I think that shows you’ve got to a new level, when the hate comes in.”Kiss Currently on what they are calling “One Final Tour,” the hard-rock legends are probably the granddaddies of all costumed singers; with a litany of hits and worldwide tours, this was a marketing move that paid off in spades for the group.Daft Punk There are plenty of DJs who are basically faceless, but this legendary duo have made their helmets one of their trademarks, and along the way, created a number of hits and help to define “French Touch” electronic music. but has travelled the world as his EDM alter ego Deadmau5, who came to prominence wearing a giant Mickey Mouse-inspired headset which lit up and definitely added to the theatricality of his stage show.Her romantic black tulle gown dazzled in photos, but it was nothing compared to the thrill of wearing it.“Honestly, it is pretty hard to put into words how it feels to wear Valentino,” says Peck.