By: Mark Chetcuti
With an abundance of talent from Mississauga, Ontario, groups such as Mississauga Music are around to focus in on up-and-coming artists and to help them receive coverage and attention. In this article we’ll take a look at top talent from Mississauga, Ontario.
Selena Zuri is classically trained through the Royal Conservatory curriculum. Selena has been featured in various music videos including Beyonce’s remix video – Mi Gente.
As described by Selena, “I started singing at a young age and decided that I wanted to pursue my passion at the age of 10 when I went to my first musical “Aladdin” and saw exactly where I wanted to be one day.”
“I am currently working on original music, which I will hopefully release sometime in the New Year. I am also preparing for upcoming singing performances, music videos and dance competitions.”
Demetrius is the owner and operator of Anti-Skeptic Entertainment. He also co-founded Mississauga Music alongside Chris Wulff. Demetrius represents over twenty bands including The Cancer Bats and has worked with City and Colour, Alexis on Fire, Tokyo Police Club and more. He is also the lead singer of his own band called MAYBE MAY.
Vinyl Ambush is an exciting band based in the GTA whose members came together because of a side project in order to compete in a local competition. It took no time at all for the members to soon realize they had incredible musical chemistry and something very special was at play. This young band has been making a name for themselves on the local indy music scene with their electric rock.
Vinyl Ambush are currently working on their debut album.
Released Matt Zaddy – Perfect Moments. Wrote the official song for Canada 150 in Mississauga titled, ‘We Are The North’. Composes acoustic music.
His Blend of Folk Rock / & Rhythm & Blues tells his own story of life, love, hardship, and redemption. Matt has been performing across Canada in support of his latest release, the Perfect Moments EP to rave reviews. In the summer 2017, he re-released a title track and hit the road across Eastern Canada.
Matt Zaddy entered a new song in this year’s #CBC #Searchlight2018 competition.
This local band has released three albums, which include Treeman EP, their self-titled LP, and Polarity Action Potential. The group tour around Ontario with their edgy rock sound.
A talented four-piece hard rock band that has released three EPs since 2012. Based in Toronto and influenced by Billy Talent, Incubus, Royal Blood and the Foo Fighters, among others, the group also consists of Adam Brik (Lead Guitar), Dylan Piercey (Drums) and Daniel Salij (Bass). Their music has been used by the Toronto Blue Jays, the Toronto Raptors and the Toronto Maple Leafs.