Steve Bays

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Steve Bays
Hot Hot Heat @ Sir Stewart Bovell Park (1 1 2011) (5356668550).jpg
Steve Bays performing with Hot Hot Heat
Background information
Genres Indie rock, Alternative, art punk
Occupation(s) musician, record producer, recording engineer
Instruments keyboards, vocals
Years active 1999–present
Labels Dangerbird, Dine Alone, Sire, Warner Bros. Records
Associated acts Hot Hot Heat, Fake Shark, Mounties, Fur Trade

Steve Bays is a Canadian musician, music engineer, producer and writer.[1] He is also the frontman and one of the founding members of Hot Hot Heat.[2]

Career[edit]

Steve Bays is a member of Canadian bands Hot Hot Heat, Fur Trade, and Mounties.

Bays has worked with a number of artists, either writing, recording, or producing, including The Zolas, Dear Rouge, We Are The City, The Killers, Diplo/Steve Aoki,[3] Fitz & The Tantrums, Mounties, Born Ruffians, Mother Mother, Gay Nineties[4] and Hawksley Workman.[5]

Selected Discography[edit]

Year Artist Title Label Role
2018 Dear Rouge Phases ("Motion", "Flashes")
  • Released: March 9, 2018
Universal Music Canada Producer

Engineer
Mixer

2017 Yukon Blonde Crazy (Single)
  • Released: July 28, 2017
Dine Alone Records Producer

Engineer
Mixer

2017 Fake Shark Faux Real ("Heart 2 Heart", “NOFOMO”, “Cheap Thrills" and “Something Special")
  • Released: May 26, 2017
Light Organ Records Producer

Co-writer
Engineer
Mixer

2016 The Zolas Swooner ("Swooner", "CV Dazzle", "Molotov Girls", "Fell In Love With New York", "Invisible", "Why Do I Wait")
  • Released: March 4, 2016
Light Organ Records Mixer
2015 We Are the City Above Club ("Kiss Me Honey", "Cheque Room", "Heavy as a Brick", "Take Your Picture With Me While You Still Can")
  • Released: November 13, 2015
Tooth & Nail Records Mixer
2015 Hawksley Workman Old Cheetah
  • Released: June 2, 2015
Six Shooter Records Producer

Co-writer
Mixer

2014 JPNSGRLS Circulation
  • Released: July 15, 2014
Light Organ Records Producer

Mixer

2014 Steve Aoki, Diplo, Deorro 22 Jump Street (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) ("Freak")
  • Released: June 10, 2014
Republic Records Co-writer

Vocals

2014 Mounties Thrash Rock Legacy
  • Released: March 4, 2014
Light Organ Records Producer

Engineer
Mixer

2013 Fur Trade Don't Get Heavy
  • Released: July 22, 2013
Last Gang Records Producer

Engineer
Mixer

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