Ford: v.t. to cross by wading (Webster)

Pier: n. a disappointed bridge (Joyce)


Vancouver musician Ford Pier has released six solo albums, written and arranged for symphony orchestra and chamber ensembles, been published in Geist magazine, composed electronic soundscapes for fashion shows, performed as a member of D.O.A.,The Rheostatics, and Jr. Gone Wild, written songs with Matin Tielli, Neko Case, and the members of NoMeansNo, as well as recording and touring with Veda Hille, Carolyn Mark, and many others. His last record, Inclusive Fitness, was made with his string quartet, Strength Of Materials, and his aggro-/indie-/alt-rock band The Vengeance Trio just released their new album, Expensive Tissue, recorded by Dave Carswell (Destroyer, The Smugglers.)


Ford's music at Bandcamp

Ford solo 1, Ford solo 2, Ford solo 3

Recent feature in Vancouver Sun

Hi-res photo by RD Cane

Hi-res photo by Erik Iversen




Photo by R.D. Cane