MONTREAL'S CAVEBOY RELEASE BRAND NEW VIDEO FOR "LANDSLIDE"
- DIRECTED BY D.W. WATERSON -
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TORONTO, ON - March 19, 2019 - TODAY, indie dream-pop trio Caveboy share the BRAND NEW video for their single "Landslide". Exclaim.ca has your exclusive premiere here. Behind the lens is award-winning director D.W. Waterson. "Caveboy has so much presence and swagger on stage, I really wanted to capture that cool confidence while amplifying the sexiness of 'Landslide’,” shares Waterson. The band teamed up with Toronto producer Derek Hoffman(RALPH, Jane’s Party, Willa, The Trews) to shake things up and create a brand new take on the song. Lead singer Michelle Bensimon shares; “Working with Derek Hoffman as our producer has been a game changer. He’s managed to capture the energy of our live shows and bring that to the studio and recording process. Landslide is just the beginning of what’s to come from Caveboy this year.” The band kicks off a string of Ontario dates with Wintersleep tomorrow night. All the details can be found below and at www.caveboymusic.com.
“With ‘Landslide’, we knew we wanted to make a music video that would elevate the raw sensuality and electricity of the lyrics. We've always been big fans of D.W. Waterson and her work. We instantly bonded after meeting back in 2016, and knew right away that we wanted to collaborate somehow; her fierce passion and artistic talent were hard to ignore. Having her direct this video was a no-brainer. We had an absolute blast working with her, and her incredible crew made up in large part by some majorly badass ladies. Our one-day shoot quickly turned into an empowering display of the progress that is happening in the music industry and in feminism in general right now. It was such an honour to be a part of it all, and we are so thrilled that our song could act as an outlet for positive change. ‘Landslide’ speaks of an insatiable hunger, not unlike our own desire to see real progress for equality in our industry and in the world.” - Caveboy xo
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What's The Story About Caveboy?
With a fresh perspective on alternative dream-pop, Caveboy root themselves in the primal and build to multi-layered experiences. Influenced by similar childhoods, Caveboy is the culmination of the shared life experiences of its three members Michelle Bensimon (Lead Vocals, Guitar, Synth), Isabelle Banos (Synth, Bass, Backing Vocals) and Lana Cooney (Drums, Backing Vocals). They revel in ideas of fearlessness, self-sufficiency, the extraordinary, and that which is feral and cannot be tamed.
Their debut self-titled EP, released in the fall of 2015, charted among the National Top 25 on Earshot, and propelled the band onto the Canadian festival circuit including electrifying performances at Pride Toronto, Hillside, Rifflandia, and in their hometown, Osheaga. The band also turned heads by showcasing at festivals such as CMW, CMJ, SXSW, TIFF, and Pop Montreal. In early 2017, the band performed at SOCAN & CIMA’s Pre-Grammy Celebration of Canadian Excellence in Los Angeles, California, alongside Kaytranada and Donovan Woods. The music of the EP was placed in several television shows and films; with a number of tracks on Space’s Killjoys and Wynonna Earp, as well as songs in FXX’s You’re The Worst and MTV’s Awkward. Also, they had a B-side track from the EP “Color War” placed in the fourth season of Netflix’s Orange Is The New Black. The band has opened for touring artists such as Ria Mae, Scott Helman, Dear Rouge, Operators, Keys N Krates, Neon Dreams, Young Galaxy and more.
In May 2017, Caveboy placed first in the Recording Festival contest, landing them a two-week recording residency at the beautiful Grouse Lodge Studios (Muse) in the heart of Ireland, along with the help of renowned European engineers such as Cameron Craig (Adele, Annie Lennox). The rollout of this highly anticipated new music began with the first two singles, “Raconteur”and “New Touch,” both of which charted on CBC Radio 3 Top 30 and CBC Music Top 20, respectively.
In October 2017, the band was chosen as an official winner of the 2018 Allan Slaight Juno Master Class program, where they got to work with esteemed artists and mentors Gavin Brown, LIGHTS, Max Kerman of The Arkells, Kardinal Offishall, and many more. Following the Masterclass, the band was chosen to perform at the 2018 JUNO's Gala and Dinner in Vancouver. The band recently finished recording their debut album with Toronto producer Derek Hoffman.