Saturday, March 2, 2019
Rae Spoon is an award-winning non-binary musician and author. They have released nine solo albums spanning folk, indie rock and electronic genres and have toured across Canada and internationally. Rae was the subject and composer of the score for the National Film Board–produced musical-documentary My Prairie Home, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2014. Rae owns and runs an indie record label called Coax Records that has released fifteen albums by Canadian and international artists. They have been nominated for two Polaris Prizes, a Lambda Literary Award and a Western Canadian Music Award.
Through their exploration of a dynamic range of diasporic rhythms, LAL have developed a sound that ingeniously integrates their South Asian and West Indian roots with jazz sensibilities, hip-hop and authentic soul – all encased in a fresh and eclectic electronic sound.