Substance and accessibility are often considered opposing forces when it comes to pop music, making it all the more impressive when a band like Scenic Route to Alaska so effortlessly delivers ample doses of both.
The easygoing Edmonton-based trio, comprised of Trevor Mann on lead vocals and guitar, drummer Shea Connor, and bassist Murray Wood, effortlessly weaves catchy vocals and memorable melodies through rich arrangements – instantly engaging but begging to be heard again and again. It's a coveted combination within the crowded sphere of indie rock – and one that's rarely the product of anything but time, talent, and heaps of hard work. Of course, Scenic Route to Alaska are no strangers to any of those.
In early 2016, the band entered Monarch Studios in Vancouver with Howard Redekopp (Tegan & Sara, The New Pornographers) to cut the 11 tracks comprising Long Walk Home, their latest LP.
Upcoming Events for Scenic Route to Alaska
|· Dec · 8 Thu 9:00 pm||
The Needle Vinyl Tavern and Sonic 102.9 presents Scenic Route to AlaskaAlternative / Folk with Altameda and Joe Nolan and The Dogs
at The Needle Vinyl Tavern
10524 Jasper Ave NW Edmonton, AB
Tickets: $12.00 in advance, $15.00 at the door