David Myles transports listeners to a sultry French quarter, a beach party in the Caribbean and everywhere in between with his soon-to-be released “In the Nighttime”.
The double album refreshingly confirms that Myles cannot be defined by a single genre, as his unwavering vocals traverse from 1950s do-wop to modern day hip hop, from enchanting folk ballads to crooner jazz, with even some calypso-esque flavours! The only element missing is Myles’ sometimes characteristic bootstrap creations—the comforting acoustic sounds inside a kitchen or living room—but perhaps this speaks to his constant evolution as a musician.
Juno Award winner David Myles, back at home in Halifax after winning a Juno for Rap Recording of the Year with Classified for the song Inner Ninja, celebrates his new CD In the Nighttime at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium on Thursday.
David Myles is, to put it plainly, on a roll.
Talking to the Halifax singer-songwriter over the phone from Toronto, he sounds like he hasn’t stopped talking or moving in a week,
The Broken Speaker has another great contest courtesy of Sonic Concerts and David Myles. Myles is releasing his new album In the Nighttime in Halifax on May 9 at the Rebecca Cohn. Tickets for the show are $26.50 advance/$31.50 day of show and can be purchased through the Dalhousie Arts Centre.
The new album comes out May 14. The album features two discs. Disc one is a folkier album featuring guest vocals from Rose Cousins and Meaghan Smith.