2021 CMW Virtual Artists

Hailey MacIsaac

Hailey MacIsaac

Hailey MacIsaac is a 24 year old Prince Edward Island Pop singer/songwriter. Hailey has been performing and writing music since she was 10 years old, and has a background in performing arts post-secondary education. MacIsaac has won provincial talent titles, wins for...

VISSIA

VISSIA

Edmonton, Alberta artist VISSIA creates alt-pop music that plunges and hooks to catch and release. Whether breaking on the sand or splashing in the mud, this self-proclaimed earthy body of water writes songs as a way to observe, record and interpret her own internal...

Lucas DiPasquale

Lucas DiPasquale

One thing I've learned is that I rarely have nothing to say, and another is that I want to make people happy. So I make my own music as a way of talking to people, and hopefully making them feel good. Also I just wanna make thumpers. Since I started writing my own...

Laurence-Anne

Laurence-Anne

Laurence-Anne is a self-taught singer and guitarist who was a teenager when she wrote her first songs. The young woman was inspired by Feist and at first was really drawn towards the minimalist indie folk sound. Once she arrived in Montreal, she started leaning...

Sophia Bel

Sophia Bel

Montreal artist, singer and producer Sophia Bel has always been slightly out of lockstep with her surroundings. Born in the United States and raised in Quebec City in the era of Britney and Christina, from a young age Bel was intrigued by the links between clean pop...

Les Louanges

Les Louanges

Les Louanges consists of Vincent Roberge .. and that’s it! Writer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, Les Louanges’ sound is truly tailor-made : a jazz-infused, undeniably groovy pop sound, boasting poetic yet relatable texts. A music born in the streets of Lévis, first...

PARASONA

PARASONA

PARASONA: the combination of latin words "Parabellum" (prepare for war) and "Potensona" (powerful music). A passionate pop rock band from Toronto, Canada. Parasona works to share their creativity with the world that will provoke you to feel again. The band consists of...

Hildegarde

Hildegarde

Hildegarde is a duet from Montreal, composed of Justine Girard & Carlyne Poizeau. They launched their first EP « STAY » in 2019 and released the second one "Somewhere In Between" on the 13th of November 2020. The two female songwriters-composers-performers blend...

Caardia

Caardia

Caardia is a Canadian sister duo featuring singer/songwriters Annie and Celia Siriopoulos. After becoming FACTOR Artist Development Grant Recipients in 2019 and named one of CBC Searchlight’s Top 10 Teens to watch in 2020, this talented duo is excited about taking the...

Sam Louis

Sam Louis

Hypnotic in sound and stereo, Sam Louis is digital adrenaline. Hanging in the balance of Alt Pop and R&B, Louis curates feelings of loss and regret while still inducing euphoria. Based out of Toronto, Sam aims to provide more than just a stream or casual listening...

Wyldfire

Wyldfire

Wyldfire is a new Canadian alternative pop-fusion duo. They blend pop, rock, electronic and cinematic influences to create a dark pop aesthetic with a hybrid sound. A producer/singer-songwriter duo, their first single “Truth Hurts” has a dark and cinematic vibe that...

Katherine Em

Katherine Em

Katherine Em is a singer-songwriter based in Montreal. She released her first EP in 2015 and her first videoclip with her single "Arctic Bridge" in 2017, both under the name Heidi. Over the years, she has explored many genres of music. Her first EP as Katherine Em is...

Kaye & Co

Kaye & Co

Alternative Rock & Roll outfit from Saskatoon SK Original music from genuine rockers. Listen to the music and decide for yourself. No need for catchy buzzwords or generic phrasing. Our sound speaks for itself.

Riun Garner

Riun Garner

“I don’t want to be just another sad folk singer-songwriter with a cabin in the woods. I hope to break the cliche of what a indie folk singer-songwriter can be.” Riun Garner is a Canadian singer-songwriter and artist from Vancouver, British Columbia. Also known...

Velavox

Velavox

Velavox, an alt pop duo formed by Chris Kelly and Nicole Gibson are based in Vancouver, BC. Nominated for a collection of songwriting awards such as the Independent Music Awards, Semi finalists for the International Songwriting Competition as well as a finalist in...

velours

velours

velours is a singer/songwriter full of emotion, carried by a velvet voice, who is continuously writing and performing Alternative Pop music that connects with others on an empathetic level. Her desire to understand and explore feeling through music, while not taking...

Elyse Aeryn

Elyse Aeryn

East Coast songstress Elyse Aeryn has been performing since 16 but took a more conventional route pursuing a degree in chemical engineering before turning back to music full-time. In her late 20s, Aeryn purchased a new guitar and started writing again, finding her own...

Goodnight, Sunrise

Goodnight, Sunrise

Goodnight, Sunrise is a rock-and-roll-super-fun-dance-party band from Toronto, Canada. Founded in 2011 through a shared love of pop hooks, EDM drops, and the raw power of classic rock, they’ve taken their explosive live show to over 300 audiences across Canada, US,...

Winifred

Winifred

Winifred emerges in 2021, with a bold and fearless direction, as demonstrated in her new single and music video, “Into The Night”. Influenced by artists like BANKS, Nao and Joji, she is navigating her own path in the music space as an alt-pop artist with an emphasis...

LOR

LOR

LOR is a Toronto-based singer-songwriter who is about to make her debut. After years of cutting her teeth singing in the bar circuit, she teamed up with local producer SLWJMZ (Sean Leon, Freddie Gibbs) and Vocal Director Nevon Sinclair (Daniel Caesar) to create a...

Jordana Talsky

Jordana Talsky

Jordana Talsky is a singer, songwriter and vocal looper who fuses multi-genre influences into her own sound. She accompanies herself by voice with a Roland Boss RC505 loop station. Her ethos is to incorporate digital means into live performance in an organic way, and...

Liana

Liana

Heartfelt vocals, personal lyrics and sophisticated beats are what defines the R&B sound of Liana. The singer/songwriter from Quebec City, launched her debut EP “Prime Time” in 2017. Inspired by artists such as Frank Ocean, H.E.R. and Beyoncé, Liana has crafted...

The FunCity

The FunCity

After finish serving mandatory military service, 4 guys who were home town friends for 20 years have decided to move to the big city ‘Seoul to start a band. Since then they have been doing everything by themselves from producing music to building their own studio....

TRISS

TRISS

TRISS is an alternative synth pop/rock band from South Korea strongly inspired by 80’s synth sound and sci-fi movies. Vocal ‘Hyun Duk, Yang’ who is also the composer of [ TRISS ], takes influence from 80s and 90s sci-fi movies and video games to produce his music....

Recess

Recess

Recess came to be in early 2008. They currently have two 5 song EP’s available on all music platforms, with a third one in production. The band's 2nd EP "From Dust to Gold" was recognized by Global Citizen Festival in NYC and they were invited to their offices to play...

Glass Mansions

Glass Mansions

Led by the charismatic, sultry voice of Jayna Doyle, Glass Mansions is an Altpop duo from Austin, TX, influenced by modern and 90s pop, heavy synths and tight, dance-friendly rhythms. Their music is propulsive and elastic, with lush electronic beds of sound and...

SPICY ROOTS

SPICY ROOTS

Legendary Skanksters - Maximum Party The sympathetic seven from Schwieberdingen, Baden-Württemberg, have prescribed themselves for over two decades in the Jamaican dance music - ska. The energy loaded sound of SPICY ROOTS is like a ticking party bomb and impresses...

Sara Jane Ceccarelli

Sara Jane Ceccarelli

SJC - SARA JANE CECCARELLI (Singer/Songwriter) Sara Jane Ceccarelli is an Italian-Canadian singer, versatile and with a very various artistic curriculum. “COLORS - Story of a girl who wanted to record an album” is her debut album. She was born in Italy and grew up...