Too Soon Monsoon

Categories: Groups and Duos, Songwriters/Composers

Genres: Alternative, Pop, Rock

Contact

Greg Torwalt
Saskatoon, SK, S7M 2M2

Mobile: (306) 231-9068

Description

Forming during the final days of summer 2016, the duo connected after Greg (vocals and keys) posted a “bandmate wanted” ad online to which Nathan (drums) was quick to respond. Too Soon Monsoon's style is a unique blend of many influences and genres. Nathan gained much of his experience in the heavy rock scene whereas Greg has a singer-songwriter/pop background.

To get an idea of TSM’s sound, imagine Jack White, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Nicks and Lauryn Hill coming together as one entity to perform with a combination of Tommy Lee and Meg White. Greg’s unique vocal style (sometimes mistaken for that of a female to unknowing listeners) and his energetic presence behind the keyboard compliments the dynamic and effortless power of Nathan’s drumming.
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The duo began working with producer and One Bad Son bassist, Adam Grant in December 2016. They released their first EP, LITTLE FIRE on July 7, 2017. Lyrically, the four songs on the EP speak to feelings of anxiety, hesitation, and wanting to be in control while also touching on the universal desires to seek connection, belonging and purpose. A video for their second single, "We'll Live Forever" was released during the first week of July. The duo will be promoting LITTLE FIRE this summer before heading back into the studio. Highlights include two shows at Ness Creek Music Festival, as well as their EP release party at Vangelis Tavern in Saskatoon.

Too Soon Monsoon recently filmed three songs as part of the “Original 16 Brewery Sessions”, which will be released throughout the remainder of the year. The band also has plans in motion for a follow up EP, to be recorded with Grant and released before the end of 2017. 

News

  • Wandering - Too Soon Monsoon's First Release

    Wandering - Too Soon Monsoon's First Release

    February 17, 2017

    Too Soon Monsoon, a new Saskatoon duo, has released their first single and video for Wandering. Wandering is a reflective song about longing for purpose, going through the motions, wanting to do something but not really knowing how to or feeling afraid to take a needed leap or risk. The track's produced by Adam Grant, bassist of One Bad Son. Adam is currently working closely with the duo and producing their first EP.

    Wandering video on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85HWTrQorH8

    The track is available online wherever you stream or buy your music.

    Here is a link to the song on soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/toosoonmonsoon/wandering-too-soon-monsoon

    The band is also a part of the 2017 CBC Searchlight contest, which features the video for Wandering.  Check out their submission here: http://www.cbcmusic.ca/searchlight/2516

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Discography

  • Little Fire

    Various Artists

    July 2017

    Debut EP 
    produced, mixed and engineered by The Ghost of Adam J (Adam Grant)
    mastered by Case Mastering (Trevor Case)
    1. Little Fire
    2. Balance
    3. We'll Live Forever
    4. Wandering

Audio

Wandering

Videos

  • Wandering

    Too Soon Monsoon's track Wandering released February 17, 2017
    song produced by Adam Grant
    song written by Greg Torwalt, Nathan Henry, Adam Grant
    video filmed by Kristen Torwalt
    video edited by Greg Torwalt
     

    www.toosoonmonsoon.com

  • We'll Live Forever

    The video was made with the help of Calvin & Dallas from The Recording Arts Institute of Saskatoon.