District Avenue is a hard rock group, from Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick. The band features former members of the multi-nominated and chart-topping Aboriginal rock band ‘Kickin’ Krotch’.
In the fall of 2015, Mike, Sean and Kipp decided they wanted to take their music and sound to the next level and thus District Avenue was born. It was in 2015 while at the Indigenous Music Awards, they met producer Vic Branco owner of Iguana Studios and an instant connection was formed.
The new lineup set out to write songs that that would feature both their passion for life and music.
In the dead of winter (2016) they drove to Toronto to record their debut.
The result was a blend of crunchy rhythmic progressions with emotional melodies and lyrics that deliver a positive and inspirational message.
District Avenue is a multilayered entity, the depths of their artistry stem from their values in Indigenous heritage and the necessity to overcome life’s addictions. Each member of the band holds a story, a vision and an eclectic taste in music that together transfuses a multitude of sounds and experiences.
released November 24, 2016
Produced by Vic Branco
Engineers - Andre Doucette & Nick Lobodycz
Mixed by Darius Szczepaniak
Mastering by Steve Benford @ Eclipse Mastering
Recorded & Mixed at Iguana Studios in Toronto Canada
Cd Artwork / Design by Sebas Theriault
Executive Producer Vic Branco
Lyrics by Mike Bernard
Music by Sean Nicholas
Label Gunner Recordings
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