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DookieisGod this band amazes me. has a wash dc sound, maybe even 'strap it on' era Helmet, but with a touch of Seattle grunge. just a touch. love every song. vehemently. Favorite track: Management Control.
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Ken D Webber I'm in this mode a large portion of the day. A sonic wall of sound and madness like a gentle lullaby of anger eating its way through my house. I'm sure the neighbors love it too! I haven't asked them. Favorite track: Blessed.
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Jeremy I love the raw sound that these guys put out. It hits you hard and heavy, though this album is less so than others, it's still very good. Vocals are more clear and put more in front than previous releases.
The "softer" or more relaxed songs flow well while still preserving the emotion these guys put into their work. Favorite track: Management Control.
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released June 16, 2015

Guilty Parties:
Jesse Matthewson - Vocals, Guitar, Bass
Shane Matthewson – Percussion
Scott Hamilton – Bass, Vocals

Cello on ‘Blessed’ and ‘The Owl…’: Natanielle Felicitas. Noise on ‘Blessed’: Dylan Walker and Jesse.

Additional vocals on ‘Blessed’ by Eugene Robinson and ‘These Tight Jeans’ by Jill Clapham.

All songs by KEN mode.
All lyrics by Jesse, some lines by KEN mode.

Recorded November 2014 @ Exchange District Studios in Winnipeg, MB, Canada by Steve Albini. Assisted by Shawn Dealey.
Mastered January 2015 by Bob Weston with Steve Albini @ Chicago Mastering in Chicago, IL, United States of America.

Artwork and layout by Randy Ortiz (
KEN mode logo by Aaron Turner


KEN mode uses Heavy Electronics Pedals, Lace Pickups, Sennheiser Electronics, Levy’s Guitar Straps, Orange Amplification, Fuzzrocious Pedals, and Jesse trains out of in Winnipeg.

All songs copyright KEN mode

Produced with the participation of Manitoba Film and Music.

Thanks: The Matthewson family, Cate Francis, Andrew LaCour, The LaCour family, Maxime Brunet, Russell Harrison, Ryan Haft, Andrew Wiggins, Che Arthur, Dale Kibbins, Kevin Stewart-Panko, Garrett Jamieson, Riley Osborne, Julia Ryckman, Gordon Conrad, Richard Fernandes, Christopher Mills, Gaëlle Legrand, and our many friends who have helped us out and/or put us up while on the road.

RIP Corey Mitchell and Jonathan Athon.



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