We haven’t played a show in over 6 months so we’re going to do it right at the city’s best new venue Fanclub April 27th with our friend Buckman Coe!! It’s going to be a night of funked out, folky reggae with an incredible light show, samba dancers and more!!! Get your tickets online http://ticketstonight.ticketforce.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=2127
We are on winter vacation but look forward to getting back into the swing of things this spring and summer. Expect new music, tour dates and videos in the new year!
Thanks for keeping with us:)
Adam and I got together in early August and shot this DIY music video for Workout. This is the title track from Wreck Beach Records available on ITUNES. Big ups to Adam for editing this puppy. You should see how ripped we are now!
Looking forward to playing the Keloha after party Saturday July 7th at the Habitat with a couple of our favourite acts from Vancouver. We will also be playing in West Kelowna the night before if you can’t make on the 7th.
SUMMER SOUND OFF (JUNE 23RD at The Backstage Lounge) with….
If you don’t already know…Peep the Links Below
The Van City Soul Hop Committee
Expect a melting pot of diverse talent from all walks of life that will ignite the room with an earth shattering sound that is all its own! Geared around HIP HOP/LATIN/GYPSY-JAZZ/FUNK/SOUL/REGGAE and everything in between! Tribal percussion and BIG Bass-lines are always on the menu! You can also be sure that there will be a barrage of featured musicians being called up to rip it at one point or another.
Thomas Workshop – Vocals, hand percussion, turntables
Dasha Chel – Violin
Wataru Uno – The heartbeat of our percussive universe
Cain Li – Keys, Bass
Jesse Bentley – Bass, Guitar, Vocals
Mark Penner – Guitar
ALL VINYL DJ SETS BY:
The third WATASUN album in three years is set for release May 25th at The Backstage Lounge. Joining us for the party are our good friends from One Kingdom and Heads Hang Heavy. Backstage always fills up quick so get your tickets in advance! For more information and updates join the Facebook event page.
Check out the mini doc on the making of our new album, Wreck Beach Records.
This has been over 6 months in the making and I think I can say we’re both very proud to have this video released! We were fortunate to shoot all over the city including atop the Convention Centre, Stanley Park and the Vancouver Aquarium, Grouse Mountain and on the old wooden coaster at the PNE. Please share this video with you family and friends!
Check out the article on Inside Vancouver’s website:
About a week before the release of our NEW ALBUM, Francois Marchand from the Vancouver Sun called us up to do an interview so he could introduce us to his audience. We were pretty pumped to have a reputable news source take interest in our new release. The interview came out the day before our release and, to our surprise, were given full page coverage! You can check out the article online. Here’s what it looked like in the paper: