Squamish has dancing Bears. Who knew?

We will be performing at the Dancing Bear Music Festival at Quest University in Squamish B.C. this April 18.

Tickets are available at http://dancingbear.bpt.me/


A Look at the Punk Music Coming Out of One of Canada’s Poorest Postal Codes


We participated in a benefit show last summer in Vancouver for the Downtown East Side and SBC (Site of the Iconic Smilin’ Buddha Cabaret and current indoor skate park and youth outreach centre).

Click here to check out a piece Vice did on the event and the DTES in general through Noisey…





We’ll be doing an interview and performance on CBC Q this Friday, December 12 between 10am-12pm local time.

cbc q

Transparent Soundtrack


Our track Animal is featured on the soundtrack for Transparent, the original Amazon series.  Click here for details.


1. Operator – Jim Croce

2. Oh, Sister – Bob Dylan

3. Miss Fortune – John Wesley Harding

4. Hey, That’s No Way To Say Goodbye – Leonard Cohen

5. Distant Sures – The Cave Singers

6. Opus 22 – Dustin O’Halloran

7. All Will Combine – Chad Vangaalen

8. Glimpses – The Yardbirds

9. Power of Love – Deee-Lite

10. I’m Every Woman – Chaka Khan

11. DNA – The Kills

12. Animal – The Pack A.D.

13. Tube Sock Tango – Mucca-Pazza

14. Mayla – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

15. Transparent Theme – TV Theme Tune Factory

16. Razor Love – Neil Young

17. Opus 30 – Dustin O’Halloran

18. Operator – Glitterish


CBC Music Award Part Deux

We made the long list of nominations for the first-ever CBC Music Awards.  The polls are once again open to nominate your favorite band (that’s us) in the following categories:

Best Live Show

Best Independent Artist 

Head to the CBC website now to cast your vote.



cbc music awards

Bad Judge Theme Song

Watch Bad Judge and totally hear the theme song we made just for you…and Bad Judge. Or just listen right here.

CBC Music Awards

The polls are now open to nominate your favorite band (that’s us) for the first-ever CBC Music Awards.  Head to the CBC website to add your picks.  It just feels right.


cbc nominations


Our new song Cellophane premiered on Canadian radio yesterday and is going to keep on playing so keep on listening. If you like short cuts, then listen below.

Oh, and the track is available for download now at iTunes  http://smarturl.it/thepackcellophane

Photos from the Pack A.D. Skate Deck Launch are Up!

Some of you might recall that we did a collaboration with Vancouver’s legendary Skull Skates on an official Pack A.D. skate deck. We had a little surprise party to celebrate the launch at SBC. Here are some photos.

More Dates with Tokyo Police Club Announced Today

We will be heading east across Canada with TPC and Said the Whale in November in addition to the western dates already announced. Very much looking forward to it, hope you can make it out.

11/24/14 Thunder Bay, ON – The Outpost http://bit.ly/1sv1hPP
11/29/14 Quebec, QC – Le Cercle http://bit.ly/1oE3TmM
11/30/14 Peterborough, ON – The Venue http://bit.ly/1r5xEEI
12/03/14 Kingston, ON – The Ale House http://bit.ly/1nJ1Nlv
12/04/14 London, ON – London Music Hall http://bit.ly/1riPa41
12/05/14 Hamilton, ON – Studio Theatre, Hamilton Place http://bit.ly/1q5mGbU
12/06/14 St. Catharines, ON – Isaacs Bar and Grill http://bit.ly/1ujkowE
12/09/14 Waterloo, ON – Starlight http://bit.ly/YuO1yp
12/10/14 Waterloo, ON – Starlight http://bit.ly/Zgc6Jn

Photo: Canada, we'll be supporting Tokyo Police Club and Said The Whale on the following dates this November.  Set your alarms - pre-sale tickets go on sale at 12pm (NOON) tomorrow.</p><br />
<p>Nov 11 Kelowna, BC - Kelowna Community Theatre http://bit.ly/1uH2TUw<br /><br />
Nov 12 Whistler, BC - Maurice Young Millennium Place http://bit.ly/1B9n5mm<br /><br />
Nov 14 Victoria, BC - Alix Goolden Hall http://bit.ly/1oE3Irw<br /><br />
Nov 15 Vancouver, BC - The Commodore Ballroom (3pm all ages show) http://bit.ly/1A8aJJN<br /><br />
Nov 15 Vancouver, BC - The Commodore Ballroom (8pm show) http://bit.ly/1kwGtVa<br /><br />
Nov 16 Kamloops, BC - Sagebrush Theatre  http://bit.ly/1riOOtY<br /><br />
Nov 17 Nelson, BC - Spiritbar at the Hume Hotel  http://bit.ly/1kwGusl<br /><br />
Nov 19 Edmonton, AB - Starlite Room http://bit.ly/1sv1eDu<br /><br />
Nov 20 Edmonton, AB - Starlite Room http://bit.ly/1lPn1P1<br /><br />
Nov 21 Calgary, AB - MacEwan Hall http://bit.ly/1ujk54X<br /><br />
Nov 22 Saskatoon, SK - O'Brians Event Center http://bit.ly/Xdf54u</p><br />
<p>… Dispatched from 400 leagues below, The Captain