“Can I tell you a story that made me who I am?” Alva Leigh sings on her debut album. From a 22-year old piano-playing singer-songwriter, this lyrical question might lead you to expect the expected – candlelit confessions and dear diary entries, all about love lost, found and unrequited.
There is more than one artist with this name:
1) Dala is an acoustic-folk two-piece musical group, made up by Sheila Carabine and Amanda Walther, both of Scarborough, Ontario. Since their formation in 2002, Carabine and Walther's rich vocal harmonies, their sense of humour, and their appearances at Canadian music festivals has largely increased their fan base across Canada.
Eclectic Montreal pop four-piece take heaping spoonfuls of collective unconscious and Jackson Pollock them all over your booty. Wicked, groovy. Some of their songs are freely downladable on the bands website
There are, at least, nine artists known as Dean: 1) A Houston, TX, USA rapper. 2) An Los Angeles, CA, USA indie pop artist (aka dean-Los Angeles). 3) An aka of artist Dean Delannoit. 4) A Waalwijk, Netherlands rock band.
Shaye was a Canadian pop group, consisting of singer-songwriters Kim Stockwood, Damhnait Doyle and Tara MacLean. MacLean left the group in 2007 and the band folded by 2009. Stockwood returned to a solo career, while Doyle has formed a new band The Heartbroken which features three of the former members of Shaye's band.
When she’s not moonlighting as back-up singer for acclaimed retro-pop group the Bird and the Bee (Bluenote), Alex Lilly is masterminding the fanciful pop of Obi Best. With the help of a few Los Angeles-based friends and a sensibility that’s as at home with Stereolab as it is with Prokofiev, Lilly conjures music that’s complex and catchy -- think geometry, double-dutch, and animated spin art.
Steve Lambke (sometimes singer/always guitarist for the Constantines) + country music (mandolin, hushed piano, harmonica) + help from John K Samson from the Weakerthans and Christine Fellows = Baby Eagle. Self Titled Debut released mid 2006.
..brigs is andrea burgoyne. she writes songs inspired by many dark nights and bright days in the yukon and beyond. working with producer jordy walker, her EP 'One Step Two Steps' marks her debut in the canadian independent music scene. you can watch her live on youtube!
Ketch Harbour Wolves hail from across Ontario, Canada while fostering a deep connection to Nova Scotia where in 2003 the band's predecessor, The Flying Buttresses, was forged in the small coastal town of Ketch Harbour.
Kate Maki is a Canadian folk rock / alternative country singer-songwriter. She was born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario, where she was a grade school teacher until the summer of 2003, when she decided to leave her comfortable job and set out to pursue a career in music.