Grand Analog

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Grand Analog
Grand Analog.jpg
Grand Analog, November 2009
Background information
Origin Winnipeg, Manitoba
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Canadian hip hop
Years active 2006 – present
Labels The Shadow Cabinet Music Group, Ferryhouse Records (de) (GER)
Members Odario Williams
Warren Bray
Ofield Williams
TJ Garcia
Aubrey McGhee
Catalist

Grand Analog is a Canadian hip hop band, formed in 2006 and fronted by Odario Williams. The group was conceived as a project combining R&B, jazz, reggae and rock influences into a hip hop style performed mainly on live instruments instead of digital electronics.[1]

The band released their first album, Calligraffiti, in 2007. A follow-up album, titled Metropolis Is Burning,[2] was released on May 26, 2009.[3]

Grand Analog won two Western Canadian Music Awards for Best Rap/Hip-Hop Recording in 2009 for Touch Your Toes EP and 2010 for Metropolis Is Burning.[4]

The band's third album, Modern Thunder, was released in Canada on August 20, 2013.[5] Modern Thunder was also released in various European countries on German label Ferryhouse Records; and released in the U.S. on Brooklyn label Feel Up Records.[6]

Discography[edit]

  • Calligraffiti (2007)
  • Metropolis Is Burning (2009)
  • Modern Thunder (2013)
  • Roll Dub Soul Rap (2015)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Denise Benson, Extended Play: Grand Analog, eye weekly, March 5, 2008.
  2. ^ Dart, Chris Name."Grand Analog Move Forward", Exclaim!, June 2009.
  3. ^ Tanya Bailey, "Artist Profile: Grand Analog", Toronto Music Scene, December 17, 2008.
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ "First Play: Grand Analog, Modern Thunder" Archived 2016-03-01 at the Wayback Machine.. CBC Music, August 13, 2013.
  6. ^ [2]

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