Seth Anderson is a folk musician with east coast roots and a passion for adventure.
Blending elements of folk/rock with alternative country and the spirit of punk rock, he is most recognized for his high energy performances, and catchy, truth laden, heart driven lyrics; Strongly connected to the community and surroundings of his Rocky Mountain home of the last decade, Canmore, Alberta.
Seth has joined Joey Cape's (Lagwagon, Me First and the Gimme Gimme's) One Week Records roster based in San Francisco, CA to reveal his fourth full length effort which was released in June, 2016.
Previously independently releasing three full length albums, he has upwards of 15 years of road experience. The last few years have brought opportunities to tour with with Joey Cape (Lagwagon), Off With Their Heads, Jon Snodgrass (Drag The River), Kj Jansen (Chixdiggit), and Yotam Ben- Horin (Useless ID/ Fat Wrech Chords), which have taken him across Canada, the United States, and Europe connecting with many new audiences and establishing a solid fanbase
In the Winter of 2018, Seth completed his fifth full length album titled “We Could Be”, awaiting release, where he worked with established Canadian songwriter/author/musician Eamon McGrath. The track listing features many full band songs, along with a handful of simply produced recordings of he and his acoustic guitar, holding onto the essence of his awe-striking live performances. An honest, emotional statement; of loss, hope, and the need for a world that embraces love.
The album is off to a positive start, as the track "My One Disease" has already been picked up by CBC's television series "Kim's Convenience" to be included in an episode in the upcoming season.
Musicians on the record are as follows:
Seth Anderson - Vocals , acoustic guitar, rhythm electric guitar
Eamon McGrath - lead electric/acoustic guitar, piano, organ
Chuck Coles - Bass guitar
Will Whitwham - Electric guitar, backing vocals
Clay Jones - Electric guitar, bass guitar
Danny Miles - Drums and percussion
Mixed by Russell Broom
Mastered by Andy Magoffin
In 2017 Seth completed a five week solo Canadian tour, a European tour featuring dates in France, Germany, Switzerland, and Belgium, as well as his first US tour over two months with Yotam Ben Horin (Useless ID, Fat Wreck Chords). In 2018, a second US tour of 23 dates with Off With Their Heads (Acoustic), as well as a Summer Canadian solo tour between Alberta and Nova Scotia featuring US dates. He started off 2019 with a Western Canadian tour and 22 dates dates in the Western US with Sammy Kay (Stomp Records). Next he will be touring Canada around Pouzza Fest in Montreal, with additional Eastern US dates, summer festival dates, and Europeam tour plans for the fall. Between tours he has been filling time with dates around Alberta, solo as well as with his backing band, The Oxytocins.
Current goals include finding a home for his newest album, and further establishing his presence in the US, Canada, an Europe through extensive touring.
“I love this record. Seth has an old soul. His songs are beautiful and personal. His lyrics are transparent and easily identifiable. His songs will make you move and make you weep. I’m so proud to have been a part of his One Week Record.”
- Joey Cape - Founder of One Week Records
“Seth is the quintessential One Week Records artist, as he is an incredible songwriter and musician; But most importantly, he is an outstanding individual and a pleasure to work with.”
- Brian Wahlstrom - Co-Owner of One Week Records
- Rawlco Radio Recording Grant Recipient.
- 2016 Finalist in ATB Financial All Alberta Song Competition.
- 2016 Fan Choice Winner in ATB All Alberta Song Competition.
- Voted Best Local Band (Rocky Mountain Outlook).
- Three years performing at the Canmore Folk Festival.
- 2 years attending/ performing at Canadian Music Week.
- Performance at JunoFest, Calgary, AB.