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Function Records are delighted to announce details on the new album from Toronto’s Picastro. Set for release on 17th February  2014, "You" is the follow up to 2010's 'Become Secret'. Picastro began in Toronto in 1998 when the Toronto music scene was predominately catering to loud rock bands with Liz Hysen, Stephanie Vittas and Kurt Newman. Since then, the band has continued in many forms with its current band members consisting of Liz Hysen, Brandon Valdivia and Nick Storring. Commanding influences as varied as gypsy field recordings, Greek rembetika, Russian folksongs, Faces, and Black Sabbath, Toronto's Picastro craft starkly discordant soundscapes where murmured vocals cascade alongside a rich panorama of dissonance and string-laden dynamics. Tracks: 1 Mountain Relief 2 Two Women 3 Endlessly 4 Vampires 5 That’s It 6 Temur 7 Judas Claim 8 State Man 9 Baron in the Trees 10 February
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