Anthems and AcresCity: Saint John
Anthems and Acres is a musical TV series based in Atlantic Canada that pairs diverse local talent with iconic outdoor locations. Each episode features live performances in Atlantic Canada’s unique scenery and intimate interviews with the artists to provide backstory and document their creative process. This season features performances by Marian, Sadie, Loveover, Kaya, Lazermortis, and Joshua Smids.
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Episode 1 - Marian
With big chords, and wide swaggering grooves, Marian has grounded themselves as true-to-form rock n’ roll. This episode features Marian performing at the scenic Lighthouse River Centre in Hampton, New Brunswick.
Episode 2 - Sadie
Sadie is a bottle-rocket of an artist from Saint John, New Brunswick, whose voice could have been attained through a deal done at the crossroads. This episode features Sadie performing in the beautiful scenery of the Hillside Trail near Rothesay Netherwood School in Rothesay, New Brunswick.
Episode 3 - Loveover
Loveover is an Atlantic Canadian pop-punk band from Saint John, New Brunswick. This episode features Loveover performing in the rugged post-industrial backdrop of Tin Can Beach.
Episode 4 - Kaya
Kaya is a singer-songwriter based in Atlantic Canada. She uses her voice as a way to process what life has thrown at her and convey her life experiences. This episode features Kaya performing on the coastline near the scenic Split Rick Trail in Lorneville, New Brunswick.
Episode 5 - Lazermortis
Lazermortis is a full-time funeral director and embalmer by day and an 80’s inspired synthwave/outrun artist by night. Lazer fuses her passion for career and her love of retro synths - creating a unique atmosphere blending organic and artificial life. In this episode, Lazermortis performs on the tarmac of the Saint John Airport.
Episode 6 - Joshua Smids
Joshua Smids creates dreamy colorful trance fingerstyle soundscapes, mixing ambient, atmospheric, droning sounds and heartbeats into soundscapes using the harp guitar. In this episode, Joshua performs in Queen Square, an urban park in Saint John, New Brunswick.