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Combining elements of both rock and folk music, along with disturbingly personal sentiments, dark humor, and a voice able to channel both the falsetto highs of Neil Young and the wavering raspy low tones of Leonard Cohen, Toronto's Hayden Desser has spent the last 15 years creating uniquely affecting music.

The critically acclaimed musician first appeared in the early '90s armed with only his four-track tape recorder, his unexpectedly low vocal range, and an extremely detuned guitar. Going simply by… read more

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  • Are you going to Field Trip Music Festival on June 8th? I'm looking for VIP passes - 2 at the minimum, if you have more than that, this is welcomed too. I'm willing to trade my 4 GA passes straight up for 2 VIP passes, GA passes + cash, or just cash period. Please let me know. I'm open to negotiation. Drop a comment on my profile, or send me a message.
  • Let it last
  • After "Elk Lake Serenade" the number of strong songs decreased with every record. Best song here: Instructions. My humble opinion.
  • Everything I Long For made me fall in love with down-tuned guitars. Fuck yeah Hayden.
  • I will never forget seeing you play Maxwell's in front of about 15 people. Those were lucky people that night.
  • This man entertained me through many a high school night.
  • I want you to know that I am so thankful that you're here.
  • Hayden defining the human experience for almost two decades, ever grateful!
  • Beautiful.

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