TAS In Session: The Wilderness of Manitoba

If a moniker mirrored a band, The Wilderness of Manitoba should have an affinity for thick flannel, overgrown beards and stalking elk. Not unlike Ted Nugent. But the Toronto quintet, whose new album When You Left The Fire is out now, is far more fragile in its musical tastes, leaning to lushly arranged chamber folk. The band launches a quick tour of the States on July 16 in New Haven and this August they'll play the Philadelphia Folk Festival along with support gigs for Aimee Mann and Cloud Cult. The Wilderness of Manitoba dropped by The Alternate Side for a gorgeous session of songs, including "Orono Park" and "St. Petersburg."

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