is a band from Vancouver
, Canada. Hinterland's music is best described as dreampop
with soaring, ethereal vocals, and is currently released by Submerged Records
. Hinterland's second album The Picture Plane
(released February 2006) spent three months in the Canadian college radio top 50. Hinterland's debut album Under the Waterline
won the band several Georgia StraightMusic
Awards, including best local album, best vocalist, and most underrated band. Hinterland has been featured on MuchMusic
and CBC Television
Hinterland has shared the stage with artists such as Monade, the Album Leaf, Brendan Benson, Silversun Pickups, The Hermit, Paper Moon, and A Northern Chorus, and has performed across Canada, hitting cities such as Victoria, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Winnipeg, and Toronto.
Two of the members who played on The Picture Plane are no longer with the band. Kyle Fogden left before the album was released, to be replaced by Greg Williams. Cameron McLellan left the band in the summer of 2006; his spot has been filled by Robb Johannes.
Hinterland's third album Pan Pan Medico was released in February 2008.
- Michaela Galloway: vocals, flute, oboe, keys, percussion
- Robb Johannes: bass, guitar
- John Lucas: guitar, baritone guitar, bass
- Gregg Steffensen: drums, percussion, noise
- Greg Williams: guitar, keys
- John Bews: bass
- Kyle Fogden: guitar, keyboards, bass
- Cameron McLellan: bass, guitar