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Patrick Krief

photo: Le Petit Russe

Krief (ex Dears) preps new LP ‘Dovetale’ (listen to “Daydream Lover”)

Patrick Krief, who was lead guitarist for The Dears during the No Cities Left / Gang of Losers "classic" era of the band, makes music on his own these days simply as Krief....

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The Dears’ Murray Lightburn releasing solo album; Patrick Krief touring, playing NYC this weekend (dates, streams)

DOWNLOAD: Murray Lightburn - Motherfuckers (MP3)

While long-running Montreal band The Dears are still an active entity, they're currently in downtime while individual members work on other projects...

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Black Diamond Bay (ex-Dears) – 2008 Tour Dates (3xNYC)

by 'Week in Indie' Bill Pearis

DOWNLOAD: Black Diamond Bay - "Blue Mace" (MP3)

Watching the new line-up of Dears at Hiro Ballroom two weeks ago during CMJ, as good as I thought they were, it was definitely a bit strange to hear older songs like "Lost in the Plot" and "22: Death of All the Romance" and not see the old band up there, especially emotive guitarist Patrick Krief and fill-loving drummer George Donoso...

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Patrick Krief (Dears) & Uncut – 2007 Tour Dates

DOWNLOAD: Uncut - Hideaway (MP3)

Patrick Krief is in the Dears, and has an awesome song where he sings with Land of Talk's Elizabeth Powell streaming on his MySpace, and this very week he's in NYC doing his solo thing along with fellow Canadians Uncut (as seen on Pitchfork)...

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