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video: Tess Roby – Given Signs
In advance of her fall European tour with Men I Trust, Montreal's Tess Roby shares the video for the dreamy opening track from her beautiful debut LP Beacon, one of our favorite records of 2018. Directed by Tess Roby & Hugo Bernier. Beacon is out now on Italians Do It Better...
Tess Roby x gorilla vs. bear takeover: photography
I will leave you with some of my favourite photographs I’ve taken. I’m currently preparing for an upcoming solo exhibition, LIKE WATER, A WINDOW, in Toronto as part of Contact Photography Festival. Runs April 28 - June 17th, more info here! -- Tess Roby
Tess Roby x gorilla vs. bear takeover: Eliot Roby
Eliot Roby is my brother, who wrote and recorded all of the guitar arrangements on Beacon. Often people ask me how it is to work with a sibling, and the answer is that it is both wonderful and difficult. It is an amazing thing to watch someone grow through music, and having the same musical history …
Tess Roby x gorilla vs. bear takeover: N10.AS
N10.AS (pronounced ‘antennas’) is Montreal’s online community radio station. I host a monthly programme on the station called ‘Distant Rhythms’ which explores a variety of music from around the world, with a focus on overlooked records from…
Tess Roby x gorilla vs. bear takeover: catalyst
In February 2017 we set out to California to film the video for Catalyst. We rented a car for two weeks, took a boat to Catalina island, drove deep into the desert. It was a magical experience, and I feel that this video is the first artistic vision I have ever seen realized. Here are some behind th…
Tess Roby x GvsB takeover: The Beacon
The Beacon exists in Lancashire, England, not far from where my father was born and where I spent summers as a child. I have been returning to it my whole life. The photograph above is featured on the gatefold of the LP. It’s me as a child, walking up to beacon, somehow so telling of…

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