Husband and wife folk team from Kelowna prepare for release of first full length album

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Farmer Band3“Farmer” have just finished up studio work on their first full length album. The process began in the fall of 2015 with intention of recording a few songs as an E.P. however after a short time in the studio with comfort levels growing and creative juices flowing  the duo wanted to step it up to 10 songs. Both being multi instrumentalists with the help of a session trumpet player and drummer a very divers and enveloping album was created with help of local engineer/producer Zach Pentyliuk. This Release is defiantly worth checking out which you can do for free on their website http://www.farmertheband.com/ but! as always if you enjoy it make sure to support the artists hard work and creativity. Make sure to check them out around B.C. this spring; March 18th KGH 11:30,March,25 Sandhill Wines Kelowna 5-7pm, ​April 6 Minstrel Café 8-10pm, April 8 Fest of Ale 4:40 Penticton, April 15th Marmalade Cat Kelowna 5-7pm. As well as their cross Canada tour This Summer!

Check out the Band’s web site at http://www.farmertheband.com/

 

Young Jazz ensemble showcases their masterful grasp of music with a rendition of a radio smash hit

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4 Local Young musicians packed gear into the live room of Empire Sonic Recording Studio as well as their videographer Simon Huculiak. The groups intention was to bang out a version of the popular drake song Hotline Bling, as arranged by Bjorn Kriel a jazz keyboard prodigy. Prodigy being a word you could easily use for any of the team involved. which include; bassist Neil Graham who plucked away at Empire Sonics in house 5 sting Warwick fretless bass, Zach Griffin playing the vocal melody as well as an impressive solo on the Alto Saxophone, Kobe Anderson hammering away on Empire Sonics Custom Built Kit supplied by Dead Dog Drums. Kobe also Mixed and mastered the final version of the song. We look forward to all the things to come out of this talented group!

Stay & Play @ Empire Sonic

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For those artists from  out of town, inquire about our Stay and Play option.  You stay at our facilities with access to the recording  studio, two  artists lounges, a sun deck, and gazebo area.

Imagine waking up 20 feet from your own  world class recording studio, and having the ability to play, relax at  your  own pace.

The Okanagan Valley is a beautiful part of Canada and your facility is located in the heart of the Okanagan.

Empire Sound and Mithra Combine Forces !

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Mithra is exploding on the scene with a new genre of music that is sure to enlighten your soul. Empire Sound and Mithra have teamed up to provide unsuspecting music lovers with a new album, ‘Mystic Mithralia’ due out summer of 2016. The recording project was started in November or last year and tracks are being laid down until June. A host of talented musicians have helped the band create something magical.

Rocking The Lake with Empire Sound

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Empire sound and Mithra will be Rocking the Lake alongside much great Canadian talent this summer, while Kelowna hosts the party of the year with Loverboy, Prism, Trooper, Saga and many other huge name rock acts.