Posted in music | streams | tour dates on January 31, 2013

by Bill Pearis

Rob Delaney

One of my favorite albums of 2012 was Restraint by Seattle trio Orca Team and the band toured the heck out of that album, coming through NYC three times. Which takes the sting out, a bit, to learn that the group called it quits at the end of the year due to real life issues and not so much the dreaded "musical differences."

Frontman Leif Anders, who is also now playing in The Intelligence, has taken no time in moving on having already formed a new band, Week of Wonders, who already have their first EP up on Bandcamp. Like Orca Team, WoW is driven by the rhythm section and Anders' nimble basslines. But the early '60s pop influences have been replaced with an almost Caribbean vibe and you could almost imagine the guitars being replaced by steel drums. You can stream Week of Wonders' Failures EP below.

For BV readers in the SEATAC area, Week of Wonders will play tonight (1/31) in Seattle at Rendezvous @ Jewelbox Theatre. The band have a few more Pacific Northwest dates as well and all are listed below.

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Week of Wonders - 2013 Tour Dates
Jan 31 Rendezvous, Jewelbox Theater Seattle, WA
Feb 07 Chop Suey Seattle, WA
Feb 12 Bad Mood Manor Spokane, WA
Feb 16 Record Room Portland, OR
Feb 17 The Crayon Coffin Portland, OR
Feb 22 The Comet Tavern Seattle, WA
Mar 05 The Vera Project Seattle, WA

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Comments (13)

I love it that there are finally some music blogs to comment on

Posted by Fabian | January 31, 2013 6:14 PM

Wonderful team, a shame that they split

Posted by Teodor Marin | January 31, 2013 6:30 PM

shame that guy rapes

Posted by Anonymous | January 31, 2013 9:14 PM

Whoa. Somebody sounds jealous. Way to take in some low blows with no proof dog.

Posted by Anonymous | January 31, 2013 9:39 PM

and no one will care when weak of wonders breaks up either ('cept for brooklynvegan to keep the swag coming their way)

Posted by Anonymous | January 31, 2013 10:25 PM

Haters gonna hate.

Posted by Anonymous | January 31, 2013 11:22 PM

Quit being an asshole and stop trolling.

Posted by Anonymous | January 31, 2013 11:28 PM

Don't worry-- Spanish cover band, MAJORCA TEAM, will pick up the slack.

Posted by Anonymous | February 1, 2013 1:26 AM

what is the furthest mankind has reached to make a pun?

if Orca team has split, are they now just freelance whales?

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Posted by lorenzosmith561 | February 1, 2013 5:30 AM

well done 2:22

Posted by Anonymous | February 1, 2013 11:06 AM

Geez, most of the pople don't like it, most of the people puts shit songs in top of the charts, most people elects stupid incompetent politicc..ehmmm, maybe most people are STUPID and have bad taste, and probably, just probably THIS IS A GREAT SONG!!!..is a question of simple maths..if most people don't like it, than it's definitly a good sign, just thank about it...wait, you can't do you?!?! ahah

Posted by two way radios | March 8, 2013 1:03 AM

The sound is very coastal and dreamy ") AWESOME!

Posted by Leeds | September 15, 2014 2:15 PM

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