Welcome to Canada and if you are traveling by train, car, bus, air, or just walking around the circuit here is a all Canadian music playlist for you to enjoy and discover some Canadian talent. The playlist has mellow start and goes from there. While there is so much talent out there, I just put this together of friends of mine or those musicians my friends know.
Megan Bonnell her recent album was fully crowd funded, from my home town Toronto, not only can she sing she can also make a mean banana bread.
Alannah Myles I used to spend a lot of time on the road with my buddy Kevin Jones who was tour manager for his brother Mick Jones of the band Foreigner, and Alannah was always around Ca Va is mellow start to the playlist.
Serena Ryder – born in my hometown of Toronto and she kicks ass.
Anna Cyzon – Is a dear friend of mine and she totally rocks she has also been a great help to me for my film on fans of David Bowie.
Armando Scarlato Jr. One day walked into a jam session of the David Bowie film started to sing and blew everyone away.
Alanis Morissette – I first met Alanis on my birthday dinner in Los Angeles with my buddy Tim Thorney she had come to shop her album Jagged Little Pill.
Drake – Also from my hometown of Toronto (the 6) and a friend of my buddy Sammy. I don’t need to say more it’s Drake.
Virgina Storey she just rocks, and put new twist to her music she is a big fan of Bowie and if he was still with us he would like her music.
Gang Signs – My friend Karen Hood owns a music label File Under Music and this band is signed to her label.
Bend Sinister – Also signed to my friends label File Under Music of Vancouver.
Francesco Yates – I first met Francesco at a fashion show his big influence was Prince and Michael Jackson.
Justin Bieber – Well who does not know this dude, Lewis Hamilton been hanging with him of late and my mom loves him.
Sarah Fisher – Super cool friend another multi talented Canadian.
The Weekend – This dude from my home town been killing it, working real hard and has collaborated with my friend Hill Kourkoutis also on this play list.
Tim Thorney – A very talented friend of mine who is a record producer, singer songwriter and owner of Villa Sound a very cool recording studio, he has his fingers on the pulse of talent in Canada.
In My Coma – This band not only rocks they can party and we have done it they have a new album coming out this fall.
Mandy Bo – She just followed her dream and works really hard, I really like her and she has a crowd funding project on the go, check it out on her website.
NJ Taylor – From Montreal a big fan of Red Bull Racing, she is one very talented friend who is always working at her craft.
Brian Asha lives in Vancouver and just likes good music.