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Levitate: Vision, Hard Work and Achievement

Levitate: Vision, Hard Work and Achievement

Levitate to me, represents the concept of having a vision of what you want to be and working to become that. Music is really what I eat, sleep and breathe. My team and I want to do special things and that’s what we relentlessly work […]

A Love Song to an Orphanage in Guatemala

A Love Song to an Orphanage in Guatemala

“Anna” refers to the “Hogar Madre Anna Vitiello Orphanage” in Sumpango Guatemala, where I spent just over a week doing relief work with my fellow classmates from the University of Alberta. I wrote this song while sitting on my bunk bed in the orphanage after […]

My Life – Illustrated

My Life – Illustrated

This song was written about the things that happened in my life. The last verse was written a week after my brother took his own life. I decided to make this my first music video because it was the first song I was proud of. […]

If You Are Feeling Down about a Failed Romance Then Listen to This Song

If You Are Feeling Down about a Failed Romance Then Listen to This Song

I’m a producer and singer-songwriter currently living in Abu Dhabi in the UAE. My style is influenced by bands like The Lumineers and Of Monsters & Men, somewhere between indie-folk, blues and lo-fi like Feist, although I like to say I don’t really have a […]

The Child of an Alcoholic Shares Insights into His Life

The Child of an Alcoholic Shares Insights into His Life

This song is about me growing up with an alcoholic mother and how addiction didn’t only affect her but also her kids and how I kept chasing a mother that left her kids for alcohol. Verse 1 By Illustrated 89 a baby born to an […]

Watch This Musician Address Poverty in the Most Powerful Way

Watch This Musician Address Poverty in the Most Powerful Way

Earlier this year I was walking around the old iHuman. A couple of youths had just shared some really deep stuff with me. I was thinking, this is really frontline work. What would happen if one of these youth divulged this information to a church […]

Push On – The Metronomad

Push On – The Metronomad

This song was inspired by Syrian refugees, and is for all displaced people, not just physically but in any way, for anyone that has felt that hurt so intense that they don’t feel at home even inside their own skin. Push on. The Metronomad https://www.facebook.com/TheMetronomad-710911272349549/ […]

Angelitos Negros – Falana

Angelitos Negros – Falana

Angelitos Negros, as performed on my debut EP, Things Fall Together, is a cover of a song adapted from a poem “Pintame Angelitos Negros” written by a Venuzuelan poet Andres Eloy Blanco. The song itself was written by Manual Alvarez Maciste and Andres Blanco Guzman. […]

Le bruit de mon âme – Presteej

Le bruit de mon âme – Presteej

Few artists have left an indelible mark on our hearts and minds like Presteej. We were fortunate enough to watch them perform at Sacré-Cœur, Paris as we traveled across Europe. They drew a huge crowd that clapped and danced alongside them. It is in times like these, […]

Ignite – Lora Bidner ft. JustJamaal ThePoet

Ignite – Lora Bidner ft. JustJamaal ThePoet

Lora and I created this piece together. She approached me with the idea to write about finding oneself after being lost in despair. At the time she had just recovered from a crisis, while I was just finding myself again after a two year bout with […]

Year of the Tiger/Destiny – K-Riz ft. Ahmed Knowmadic

Year of the Tiger/Destiny – K-Riz ft. Ahmed Knowmadic

About YOTT – It was written in 2010. This version was recorded in 2012/2013 for an album I was working on called “Destiny.” The album was scrapped. I met Knowmadic at Rouge Lounge (Downtown Edmonton). His poetry moved me, so I asked him if he […]



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