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  • Woodhands is a Canadian electro-pop band. Based in Toronto, the band currently consists of musicians Dan Werb and Paul Banwatt. They work closely with producer Roger Leavens at Boombox Sound in Toronto. Past members and guest collaborators have included Roselle Healy, Pat Placzek, Maylee Todd, Laura Barrett, Taylor Trowbridge, Chris von Szombathy, Elan Benaroch, Tyler Greentree and Jess Conn-Potegal. In an interview, Werb said they called the band Woodhands because he "wanted to let everyone know that there was an organic element to the ambient electronic music I was making." Werb had previously pursued different incarnations of the band in Vancouver and Montreal before meeting Banwatt through their shared membership in Henri Fabergé and the Adorables. They began playing and recording together as Woodhands in October 2006, and signed to Paper Bag Records in the fall of 2007 after playing the Pop Montreal festival. The duo finished the recording of Heart Attack in early 2008 with producer Roger Leavens at Boombox Sound in Toronto. Heart Attack was released on Paper Bag Records on April 1, 2008.

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