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The East Pointers

Redefining the ever-evolving modern folk genre, with Billboard-worthy pop hooks, deep acoustic groove, trance-like trad breakdowns and three-part harmonies, Tim Chaisson (vocals/fiddle/percussion), Koady Chaisson (banjo/tenor guitar/moog) and Jake Charron (guitar/keyboards), capture the furious energy of their live shows and push the boundaries of East Coast folk whilst lighting a path for a new generation of music lovers.

What We Leave Behind was one of the international standout albums of 2017, nominated for the ‘Traditional Roots Album of the Year’ at the 2018 JUNO Awards and attracting over four million streams on Spotify. In the short time between their 2015 JUNO Award-winning debut Secret Victory and the upcoming album Yours To Break, the band has performed over 450 shows in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, UK, Europe, Mexico, USA, and Canada.

The new album Yours To Break sits in a classic genre demarcation. The East Pointers have always been musically complex and technically brilliant, and the core of their music is traditional Celtic, but on the new album, fiddle tunes are grounded in complex rumbling bass lines, a dirty Americana exploration turns into a lighthearted guitar feature with a flamenco influence, playful keyboard tones turn traditional solos into urgent dance-party journeys, and off-the-leash festival jam sessions give rise to vocal numbers that are moving tributes to the home and people they love.

“I feel like this album is the best expression to date of the band’s appreciation for so many different types of music and the fact that we as a band are comfortable enough in our own musical voice to start expressing those influences and loves.”
Koady Chaisson


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