SledIsland 2015 X Hifi Club - JESSY LANZA (Hyperdub) + Heartbeat(s) + Beach Season + Tigerwing

  • The Hifi Club 219 10 Ave SW Calgary, AB, T2R 0A4 Canada

Jessy Lanza is a Canadian electronic songwriter, producer and vocalist from Hamilton, Ontario. Lanza was listed as one of the best new artists of 2013 by XLR8R. Her debut album, Pull My Hair Back, was mentioned by The Guardian as "...the latest and possibly greatest of the new ethereal soul girls" and ranked #4 on Resident Advisor's Top 20 Albums of 2013. Pull My Hair Back was co-written and co-produced with Jeremy Greenspan of Junior Boys and released on the UK's Hyperdub record label. Laced with funk, soul, R&B and haunting high-register vocals, Lanza cites Missy Elliot and Timbaland as early influences on her songwriting. Lanza grew up playing piano and studying jazz. She recently collaborated with Caribou on his critically-acclaimed album "Our Love".