The Matt Remenda Ensemble

Categories: Groups and Duos, Musicians: Guitar, Songwriters/Composers

Genres: Alternative, Folk, Rock, World

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Matt Remenda
Saskatoon, SK

Description

Wielding an eclectic brand of folk/roots/jam rock, the Matt Remenda Ensemble wants to give as much as it possibly can at every performance.  They will lure you in with waves of cool and gentle tunes to get you swaying, then crank the knob to eleven to deal a knock out blow with face-melting solos.  The Saskatoon-based quartet, consisting of Matt Remenda (guitars, vocals), Nathan Abramyk (drums, percussion, didgeridoo), Cameron Baribeau (keys) and Michael Stankowski (vocals, bass), have just released their first album in 2018 and are moving towards the release of a follow up in 2019.  However, the live performances are truly where the magic happens.  The Matt Remenda Ensemble is sure to have you dusting off your tap shoes at one moment then have you head banging in the next.

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Discography

  • So Long Forgotten

    Various Artists

    October 2018

    This album is a collection of eclectic and gritty roots/folk/rock songs that were born over the course of almost five years. The major influences on this recording were artists such as Xavier Rudd, Ben Harper, Jeff Lang and John Butler Trio. The earlier ensemble dissolved before they could release the record, and the entire project was left on the cutting room floor since 2013. Newly reformed with a new lineup, the Ensemble is back playing live shows, and have finally released the album. The band plans to follow up by heading back into the studio in 2019 for their sophomore record. Recorded at: Mosaic Music, Prince Albert. Produced by: Matt Remenda. Released: October 20, 2018.

Audio

Coming Home

From So Long Forgotten

Tired Eyes

From So Long Forgotten

Videos

  • Coming Home

    Matt Remenda and Nathan Abramyk getting down with an original tune off of their first album (So Long Forgotten) at Fionn MacCools's Irish Pub in Saskatoon Saskatchewan.

  • Alone

    Matt Remenda and Nathan Abramyk tearing it up at Fionn MacCools Irish pub in Saskatoon SK.

  • The Matt Remenda Ensemble Shredding

    Half of the Matt Remenda Ensemble tearing it up at Fionn MacCool's in Saskatoon.