Coming straight out of PEI, funk band, Spencer Soloduka & The Tearaways has just released their 6-song self-titled debut EP on December 5, 2014. The EP is available on iTunes, and Bandcamp, as well as at any of their shows.
Spencer Soloduka & the Tearaways are a dynamic, original soul band formed in Charlottetown, PEI in the summer of 2013. They have gained a reputation for thrilling crowds with their musicianship and providing solid grooves sure to make people move. This 7-piece band plays an array of original tunes and classic covers, bringing together rich harmonies, bright horns, and powerful poly rhythms for a guaranteed good time.
The band takes its main influence from the quintessential decades of American music; mainly the 50s, 60s, and 70s. They draw inspiration from a broad spectrum of genres, incorporating the styles and techniques that speak to them. The Tearaways are a diverse group of individuals brought together by their love of music. Each member contributes a distinct and colourful style that makes up the collective voice of the group.
Spencer, who is lead vocalist a keyboardist is joined by The Tearaways, that features Jordy on drums, Michael on guitar, Simon on bass, Josh on trumpet and Nikki on saxophone. They’re working on a number of local dates, which are slated for announcement in January/early February. In the meantime, check them on January 3, 2015 at Baba’s Lounge in Charlottetown, PEI.
Here’s their newest video for first single, Supernatural: