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Aysanabee LIVE In-Studio at The SoCal Sound

Aysanabee LIVE in studio at The SoCal Sound

Canadian native joins Bilingual Sounds host Byron Gonzalez

Interview + 3 song performance (featuring Raye Zaragoza) from The SoCal Sound Sessions




Aysanabee is Oji-Cree, Sucker clan of the Sandy Lake First Nation, from Northwestern Ontario; now living in Toronto, joins Bilingual Sounds host Byron Gonzalaz to discuss his debut album Waitin, as well as his latest EP Here and Now.


The debut album Waitin was named after his grandfather, which has 10 tracks and 9 interludes, and as he describes the the album during the interview "It was a series of conversations I was having with my grandfather" which has a lot to do with retaining indigenous culture in Canada.


Aysanabee has also teamed up with Raye Zaragoza to write "Come Down". Zaragoza is also indigenous/mixed decent (Mexican, Japanese, Taiwanese and Akimel O'otham decent).


Explaining during the interview, there was a "Often Times, when you write a song with another person, it's for one artist or the other. This one had a deep connection to us both, and I think it shows"

3 songs were performed in The SoCal Sound Performance Studio; Come Down (feat Raye Zaragoza), The Dawn, Ego Death.


The SoCal Sound Sessions are filmed, edited, & photographed by Matt Blake, recorded and mixed by Tristan Dolce, executive produced by Marc "Mookie" Kaczor.


Waitin, "Come Down" (feat Raye Zaragoza), & Here and Now are available now via Ishkōdé Records