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    Carolinian Blue
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    The Morning Show
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    Cool Summer
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    Fun for the Thoughtful
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    Ain't Like the Movies
A decade in the making, this brainchild of Benjamin Doerksen, 'GARDEN PARTY', is a Southern-Ontarian, Canadiana, Alt-Folk-Rock group.
Grown out of majestically supportive friendships, inordinately well-attended house concerts, unrelentingly compassionate community, dangerously good bonfires, offensively bad commutes, tireless old-fashioned collaboration and, of course, gardening. The group is made up of an ever-rotating roster of diverse, local collaborators and contributors.
Each member their own impressive creative entity, GARDEN PARTY thrives at the incomparable junctions of feelings and thoughts. The group strives for a sound which empathizes, assures, and enlivens. Their lyric driven, joy striven, neo-rustic folk-rock aims (while incorporating an aural spectrum which flawlessly ranges from fiddle to synthesizer) to accomplish just what your favorite garden might: pleasant, inclusive, and adaptive 'place making'. GARDEN PARTY is sonic comfort, emotional reassurance, and social affirmation.
'CAROLINIANA' is the first of a 3-part mini-album series to make its debut. Named after Ontario's stunningly bio-diverse deciduous woodland and its role in Doerksen's childhood nostalgia, 'CAROLINIANA' will be released independently as a limited "field lyric guide" booklet. Each field-guide will contain collaborative artwork, plant-able wildflower seed paper download cards, and album lyrics. You can expect CAROLINIANA'S counterparts to be released in the spring of 2020 and 2021.


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