ONE TO WATCH – Jason Sniderman returns as Ensign Broderick, his 80s glam-rock persona “His grand music bears the influence of Roxy Music and a glittered David Bowie. Standing in My Light is a glam-rock boogaloo from the past, with bouncing piano notes and a disco ball gone super nova. Love Died/Dies Here is a […]
THE KEY OF X: ENSIGN BRODERICK JOINS SARAH SLEAN AND ERIN COSTELO FOR PIANO-FOCUSED SHOWS IN TORONTO AND NYC. “A reclusive, romantic, tear-stained baritone and unabashed opus bringer.” – Globe and Mail “Broderick makes old-school glam sound urgent, gritty, and absolutely vital.” – Uncut A condemnation disguised as a benediction, Ensign Broderick’s BloodMyth speaks out […]
For his second Record Store Day offering, the Making Vinyl Award nominated Ensign Broderick announces a double album creation BloodMyth/BloodCrush. This Record Store Day 2019 edition, a deluxe double vinyl package, includes the artist’s first newly recorded albums, BloodCrush and BloodMyth. BloodCrush, originally released in 2018, is a meditation on frailty and fallibility, a collection […]
We awoke Christmas morning to find a thrilling article from The Globe & Mail’s Brad Wheeler, about his “6 best under-the-radar Canadian musicians of 2018”, which included BloodCrush (Six Shooter Records). From the piece: “Who is Ensign Broderick, and why has he chosen 2018 to blow our minds? It’s complicated. After the discreet release of […]
Step into the rainbow world of Ensign Broderick by owning one of his iconic “Sparkle Jackets”. All you have to do is click here and Follow Ensign Broderick on Spotify and/or Save BloodCrush on Spotify to get entries into the contest. You have until April 1st to enter. Good luck!
Out of scores of feature and short films featured at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, the Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson, Galen Johnson and Ensign Broderick collaborative short film ACCIDENCE made the esteemed organization’s list of Top Ten Best of the year! Thanks, TIFF!
In an in depth interview published last week from The Canadian Press, writer David Friend explores the man behind the mysterious Ensign Broderick and the 60 years of music that paved the road to release. Read the full article here. Across the pond, the incomparable publication UNCUT gave a glowing 8/10 review to BloodCrush, adding […]
LISTEN / SHARE After the release of four archival albums of wildly ambitious, hyper-referential art pop, Ensign Broderick offers his first newly recorded album, produced by Grammy-winner Malcolm Burn (Iggy Pop, Patti Smith). On BloodCrush, Ensign Broderick channels Decca-era Stones, T-Rex swagger, Nick Cave’s beautiful macabre and Joshua Tree trippiness into a collection of songs […]