Joni Sadler passed away in her sleep—suddenly and without warning—of a brain aneurysm on May 30, 2021 It pains us beyond words to announce this. It’s impossible to know how Joni would, or would not, have wanted to be remembered in death, because she was too busy living. What she would have wanted is to be alive. To grab a drink and see a show. To hug her friends. To tour Europe with her band Lungbutter, as she was set to do before the pandemic. Without her, we can only believe she would want us to be together, to live...
“Some of the most exciting compositions Fly Pan Am have given us so far... The band launch straight into it with lead single, "Grid/Wall" – a sweltering psych passage, with post-rock leanings that operate in a similar vein to when Do Make Say Think produced their own 24 carat gold nugget in End of Music. The Canadian collective have found their niche and with it they really haven’t sounded better.” – Sun 13
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The Huot & Valentin video for Fly Pan Am's "Grid/Wall" from Frontera featuring Animals Of Distinction dance troupe and scenography by United Visual Artists
“Grid/Wall” is the opening cut from Frontera by Fly Pan Am, the score for the acclaimed multi-media contemporary dance opus originally created and performed live in collaboration with the Animals Of Distinction dance company and United Visual Artists. Watch the "Grid/Wall" video: a kinetic non-linear supercut of performance footage by Montréal design duo Huot & Valentin.