CV / HISTORY
2008 - Co-wrote, performed on and produced instrumental for “The Music” with hip-hop artist Daybi (Bombay Records, Montreal).
2009 - Joined reggae band ‘Heads Hang Heavy’. Cowrote and recorded original "Island Life" demo with artist Elgin Vine, produced by Randy Ponzio, (Quest Poetics, Shad).
2009 - Co-wrote several songs and appeared on 5-song ‘Heads Hang Heavy’ EP.
2010 - Co-wrote, “Let the Woman Inside” with artist/producer Michael Dewey, a song toured internationally at U.N. events and played for heads of state as well as a Prime Minister, about women's leadership and empowerment.
2011 - Cowrote “Stripped Away” with 'Heads Hang Heavy', released on the compilation ‘The All Love Album’, by The Living Society.
2011 - Performed with Heads Hang Heavy at various BC-based festivals and showcases.
2012 - Performed an original set at Khatsahlano Music Festival, and Hosted the 'Balsam Street' live stage.
2014 - Co-wrote and sang on “Lion Fire” with dubstep artist 3lon.
2015 - Awarded ‘Best Song’ for “The Ocean” to win a scholarship to attend #CSC2015 at Nimbus School of Music.
2016 - Co-wrote and recorded demo for “What It's Like” with electronic artist Mynxy and Bernadette Saquibal during #CSC2016 at Nimbus.
2017 - Co-wrote and recorded a demo for “Tomorrow May Never Come” with artist PIOTR (Satorii) performing the vocals during #CSC2017. Song was freely licenced to Nimbus and Bell and used as background music to the challenge’s official video ads for 2018.
2018 - Co-wrote and recorded a demo for “I Like You Better” which features Dave Genn (54-40, Matt Good Band) on guitar during #CSC2018.
2018 - 2021 - Collaborated with a roster of local and international artists on many co-writing sessions including Aaron Ross (The Boom Booms), Tissa Rahim, Tiago Vasquez (Tugstar), Phil Puxley (BCCMA award winner), Caitlin Goulette, Electronic duo Satorii, Timmy "Boom Bap" Proznick, Elgin Vine, Justin Wack, Jessia (Republic Records), and many others. Completed over 50 new original songs.
2019 - Volunteered as the organizer of a series of learning events for Vancouver based songwriters.
2019 - Wrote "King of Hearts" and recorded demo following Socan and CreativeBC affiliated Songwriter showcase+mentorship at Portside Pub
2019 - Co-wrote "A Thousand Shades of Blue" with electronic duo Satorii featuring artist POITR on vocals and 3lon producing.
2020 - Co-wrote and recorded a demo for “Grateful” with artist Angie Faith for Music BC’s #CSC2020
2020 - Co-wrote and recorded a demo for “Alone Together” with artist ‘@HotCoffee’ for Music BC’s #CSC2020
2020 - Performed on behalf of Bose Canada a feature live-acoustic showcase of original material at Long & McQuade Vancouver
2020 - Released first official Mxd Mssg single for “Burn Me Down” produced by Reid Hendry. Song featured on over 25 playlists internationally on Spotify.
2020 - Released “The Ocean” exclusive to Soundcloud, co-produced by local neo-soul standout David Morin.
2020 - Awarded a ShowcaseBC Live Performance feature from Creative BC, filming an in-studio concert with a backing band.
2021 - Co-wrote and produced the upcoming MXD MSSG single 'Reminisce' with featured artists Nickname and Tissa Rahim.
2021 - Co-wrote “Don’t Think About It”, with artist/producer Timmy "Boom Bap" Proznick (Carly Rae Jepsen, Kos) and vocalist Tiago Vasquez (Tugstar, Snack The Ripper). Their song won funding and support from Music BC in their 2021 CSC contest. The song was mastered by Juno-winner DJ Kemo, and released on the Blazing Eraz album.
2021 - Released lyric video for debut single "Burn Me Down".
2021 - Co-wrote several upcoming songs with RnB artist Tissa Rahim for her project and others internationally.
2021 - Released follow-up Mxd Mssg single “‘How Can I Lose?”.
2021 - MXD MSSG has more releases cued for 2021 and an EP and mini-tour planned for 2022