Musicians of Toronto


This is an art project about Toronto-born and/or based musicians and their relationship with the city.

From the blog

Lucid Smog Disorder

This is Lucid Smog Disorder (LSD). A pop-punk band born out of the pandemic, LSD is Jack Doris (vocals, guitar), Daryn Pancer (guitar, vocals), Bronson Aguiar (Bass) and Matt Yuyitung (drums).  With strong melodies and lyrics that are surprisingly both pessimistic and hopeful at the same time, their songs reveal a broad range of influences…

The Honeyrunners

This is the Honeyrunners A four-piece group in Toronto (sometimes up to 12, when performing live), fronted by high energy Ottawa-born singer/songwriter Dan Dwoskin (lead vocals, piano, wurlitzer, rhodes, synth), Canadian-Peruvian audio-engineer/producer, Guillermo Subauste (bass, drums, vocals, electric & acoustic guitar, cajón, percussion, synth), Conor Gains (electric guitar) and Toronto-born drummer and filmmaker, Lewis Spring…

Cat and The Queen

This is Cat and The Queen.  A theatrical force to be reckoned with and true renaissance artist, Cat Montgomery, her Nord keyboard (aka ‘The Queen’) and her backing band, the New Royals (Amanda Barbosa on Bass and Graham MacKey on drums), bring an effervescence and visceral experience to each album and every show they play…

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About Me

Hi, I’m Matt Di Paola. By day, I manage the Canadian operations of a design studio. By night, i advise a few start-ups and take photos at concerts.

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