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Ghostkeeper (band)

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Years active  2008–present
Active from  2008
Record label  Flemish Eye
Website  [1]
Genre  Blues

Origin  Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Genres  Pop Psychedelic/Rock'n'roll
Labels  Flemish Eye (Canada) Saved by Radio
Members  Shane Ghostkeeper Sarah Houle Ryan Bourne Eric Hamelin
Albums  Horse Chief! War Thief!, Ghostkeeper, And the Children of the Great Northern Muskeg
Similar  Jennifer Castle, Chad VanGaalen, Women, Braids, Samantha Savage Smith
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Ghostkeeper The music of Ghostkeeper is a continually-evolving organism; the defining aspect of all their music to date, coursing through each of their evolutionary stages, is that the band truly sounds like no one else. The current iteration of the band – uniting core members/vocalists Shane Ghostkeeper and Sarah Houle with drummer Eric Hamelin (Chad VanGaalen, Nomoreshapes) and bassist Ryan Bourne (Sleepkit, Devonian Gardens, Chad VanGaalen) – has carved out Ghostkeeper’s most unique soundworld to date. Their songs incorporate elements of '60s girl-group melodies, dashes of country royalty- Lynn, Wynette, and Cline -, and a profound melodic sense drawn equally from ‘90s indie rock, African pop, and traditional Aboriginal pow wow music. And the results are as catchy as they are singular. The group takes its name from main songwriter: Shane Ghostkeeper. Their debut album Children of the Great Northern Muskeg was released on Saved by Radio on July 15, 2008 in Canada. The band's second album, titled Ghostkeeper, was released on March 9, 2010 by Flemish Eye Records.

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Ghostkeeper - Children of the Great Northern Muskeg

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Ghostkeeper's debut album, Children of the Great Northern Muskeg, was recorded by Lorrie Matheson. It gained positive recognition from music publications including Exclaim!, and iheartmusic.

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Ghostkeeper's second, self-titled, album, recorded by Jay Crocker and Scott Munro, gained further positive recognition from music publications including See Magazine, Eye Weekly, and Exclaim!. and Vue Weekly. The album, released on Flemish Eye Records, served as a strong musical document of both Shane Ghostkeeper and Sarah Houle's northern Albertan origins. The album debuted at #32 on Earshot's Top 50 for the week of March 2, 2010, #6 on Chart Attack's Top 30 for the week of March 9, 2010 and at #28 on CBC Radio 3's Top 30 for the week of March 6, 2010.

Discography

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  • Children of the Great Northern Muskeg (Saved by Radio, 2008)
  • Ghostkeeper (Flemish Eye Records, 2010)
  • Horse Chief! War Thief! (Saved By Radio, 2012)
  • Members

  • Shane Ghostkeeper (guitar, vocals)
  • Sarah Houle (drums synth, vocals)
  • Ryan Bourne (multiple instruments)
  • Eric Hamelin (drums)

  • Ghostkeeper (band) Photo Galleries Aboriginal Music Manitoba

    Ghostkeeper (band) FLEMISH EYE Ghostkeeper

    Songs

    By MorningGhostkeeper · 2010
    Horse Chief! War Thief!Horse Chief! War Thief! · 2013
    Mr No ShowAnd the Children of the Great Northern Muskeg · 2007

    References

    Ghostkeeper (band) Wikipedia


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