Toronto’s hey! dw has recently released tour dates across North American, which can be seen HERE. Today, we are happy to premiere her brand new single, “Breathe”. She will be releasing two more singles/ videos this October/ November while on tour. Check out the single below, along with our newest segment of Five Questions With!
Care to introduce yourself to our readers?
Hey! My name is hey! dw, I’m a DJ and plays drums at the same time, kinda like Joan Jett meets EDM.
Tell us a bit about your music and writing style.
As a drummer, I’m all about percussion. I love deep house and anything bouncy that makes your body want to move. My first and foremost goal when writing is: ‘can I dance to it?’
Do you have any upcoming shows? For someone who has yet to see you live, how would you explain your live performance?
I am gearing up to go on tour with Mystery Skulls across the states. My live performance are pretty much the squirt emoji + lighting, it’s a high-energy, BIG sweaty dance party.
10.24 Los Angeles, CA @ The Troubador
10.27 San Francisco, CA @ Hawthorne Theatre
10.29 Seattle, WA @ Barboza
10.31 Denver, CO @ Lost Lake
11.02 Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
11.03 Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room at The Crofoot
11.05 Toronto, ON @ The Rivoli
11.07 Cambridge, MA @ Middle East Upstairs
11.09 Washington, DC @ Songbyrd
11.10 Brooklyn, NY @ Knitting Factory
11.24 Toronto @ The Supermarket
If you were asked to suggest only one of your songs for someone to hear, which would it be?
Definitely my new single “Breathe” that just dropped!
Canadian Beats is all about Canadian music, so who are your current favourite Canadian bands/ artists?
I haven’t stopped listening to Allie X since her new album dropped, she is the dark queen of pop. I love her.
I’m Jenna, and I am the founder and editor of Canadian Beats. I have had a strong love for Canadian music, which started many years ago. I have a passion for promoting these talented Canadian bands and artists, and that’s how Canadian Beats came to be. I am so proud of what it has become over the last few years, with many talented music lovers and writers coming together to spread the word of Canada’s music.
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