Victoria Abraham defines one up and coming artist each week so you can impress your friends with your musical brilliance. This week, she tackles Bahamas, an indie crooner from Toronto, Ontario.
Bahamas will make you appreciate the guitar in a whole new way. He spent years in the background, playing piano and guitar for Canadian indie songstress Feist until he decided to get a slice of the limelight, releasing his debut album Pink Strat in 2009. Now he is playing sold out shows in Canada, Australia and the United States.
Origins: Toronto, Ontario.
Real name: Afie Jurvanen
Known for: Bahamas is known for a dreamy, soulful sound that transports you to a different place.
Used in a sentence: “This Ontarion is a testament to the diversity of Ontario’s music scene, showing that it’s not all about Drake and Bieber.”
Download now: “Your Sweet Touch”
File next to: Doug Paisley and Bry Webb
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