Mike Edel

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“I think we’re on to something new,” Canadian-born Mike Edel opens with on “Go With You,” his new indie-pop synth laden single.

In a season of both personal and social thresholds and change, Edel has delivered an optimistic indie-pop anthem for 2018’s dwindling days of summer and beyond. Edel began working with producer Chris Walla (Death Cab For Cutie) after sending demos to Walla while he was living north of the arctic circle in Norway. The duo adopted a ‘consistency is boring’ mantra with the new material.

The second single “31” is an “I Won’t Back Down” thirties are the new twenties anthem due out this Fall, and if the first two singles are a result of almost a full-year in the studio, we can expect more very soon.

After 2 million cumulative streams across major platforms, being in rotation on CBC Music, AAA Radio across the United States, and on Sirius XM’s The Loft; after playing hundreds of shows including Rifflandia Festival, Vancouver Folk Festival, Regina Folk Festival, Victoria International Jazz Festival, and Upstream Music Festival; after sharing the stage with Serena Ryder, Foy Vance, Said The Whale and Josh Garrels; and after splitting his time between Seattle, WA and the mountains of British Columbia and getting married, Edel is taking his music in particular and his life in general across a threshold, through an open door, and into the unknown.

“Go With You” is about change and vectoring forward into the unknown without regret. I love the synth lines and the hi-hat drums – It’s a departure for me, both sonically and rhythmically and I’ve very into it.

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Media

Press

02-16-2019

“Challenger” by Mike Edel is one of Tongue Tied Magazine’s favourite submissions of the week

02-11-2019

The Permanent Rain Press share Mike Edel’s new “Challenger” video – watch now!

02-10-2019

Watch Mike Edel’s new “Challenger” video in Comeherefloyd’s 415 // Indie Fascination roundup!

01-31-2019

Watch Mike Edel’s new “Challenger” video over at Hot Lunch Music!

01-30-2019

Mystic Sons feature new tracks from Mike Edel, Sophia Danai and Jane’s Party in today’s edition of NEW MUSIC DISCOVERY!

01-30-2019

Watch Mike Edel’s captivating “Challenger” video via Caesar Live N Loud!

01-29-2019

We Love That share Mike Edel’s new “Challenger” video – watch now!

12-05-2018

Mike Edel has released a brand new single/video – watch “Challenger” on YouTube now!

12-05-2018

Arkells, Only Yours, Moscow Apartment, Devon Welsh, Matt Mays, Rob Moir, Poor Nameless Boy and more tell CBC Music their favourite songs by Joni Mitchell!

11-07-2018

Watch Mike Edel’s lyric video for “31” over at Caesar Live N Loud!

08-29-2018

Rock The Pigeon Music Blog stream “Go With You,” Mike Edel’s ‘smooth and laid-back’ new single!

08-19-2018

VIDEO PREMIERE: Watch Mike Edel’s new visuals for “Go With You” via PopMatters!

08-19-2018

Music Injection Aus share “Go With You,” Mike Edel’s latest offering!

08-08-2018

Brand new singles from both Mike Edel and Baby Jey are included in Mystic Sons’ latest New Music Discovery!

08-05-2018

The latest New Music Round Up from CelebMix features great, new cuts by Nick Ferrio, Mike Edel, Astha, and Conrad The Third!