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Push3


Country of origin:

Canada

Type of music generally:

Alternative pop with folk and jazz influences

Status:

Most recent release, singles2 from upcoming red table (digital only, 2012); most recent full release blue chair (2003)

See also:

Push3's site

CD Baby's page for Push3

Push3 at iTunes

Push3's MySpace page

Push3 on Jango Radio

Comparisons:

Jane Siberry, McKinley

Covers/own material:

Own

General comments:

Push3 plays complex and intriguing music. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)

Recommended first album:

blue chair

Recordings:


blue chair (2003)

Release info:

2003—Creating Spaces Music—CSM 303

Availability:

See Push3's site

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Kathryn Sutherland—vocals, acoustic guitar
Melanie Sereda—acoustic cello, electric cello

Guest artists:

Roey Shemesh—bass
Steve Lazin—percussion, dumbek, djember, xxaxxixxi, bongos, shaker, claves, aseiko, tambourine, rebollo, finger cymbals, kelimba
Craig McGregor—jazz guitar (2); acoustic guitar solo (11)

Produced by:

Push3 with Craig Burner

Comments:

Push3's debut album is an intriguing, complex recording with many different influences that come together nicely. There's something of Jane Siberry in their approach, though it's mostly their own. "Keystone effect" is breezy and lets singer Kathryn Sutherland deliver a strong lead vocal. "Blue Chair" is dreamy and recalls McKinley's sophisticated pop a little. The album is an intimate and rewarding listen. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)

singles from upcoming red table

Release info:

2010—digital only

Availability:

Push3's site

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Kathryn Sutherland, Melanie Sereda

Comments:

These singles see Push3 continue in the vein of their previous album. The jazzy "Unhinged" sees Sutherland at her mellifluous best. "Threads" is the best of the singles, a meditation on the passage of time. It promises much for the upcoming album. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)

singles2 from upcoming red table

Release info:

2012—digital only

Availability:

Push3's site

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

Kathryn Sutherland—guitar
Albert Klassen—bass
Jason Overy—percussion
Melanie Sereda—electric and acoustic cello

Comments:

Here are two more delightful songs by Push 3. "Room 802"Ó is dreamy and unhurried, SutherlandŐs lovely vocals at their absolute best. "Running" is more up-tempo and has an equally lovely vocal. It's a little like early Rasputina. The next album should be stupendous. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)

Further info:

Contact Push3 at info @ push3 . ca


Thanks to Anna Maria Stjärnell for work on this entry.

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