RBMA alums Sasha Vinogradova (Russia), L CON (Canada) and Repulsive Woman (NZ/UK) reunite to deliver their tender, thoughtful visions. Sasha Vinogradova has a beautiful, versatile voice, a passion for performing live and a gift for writing indie-folk ballads rich with lush arrangements. L CON is a “producer who is gleefully unafraid of experimentation” (UPROXX) and "one of Canada's best kept secrets" (EARMILK). Repulsive Woman commands your attention with earnest, poignantly rendered pop songs.
... Alexandra Vinogradova, who performs as Sasha Vinogradova, has a beautiful, versatile voice, a passion for performing live and a gift for writing indie-folk ballads rich with lush arrangements. Since her grandfather first handed her a guitar when she was 16, she's honed her craft by following her intuition, inventing words while she's singing, taking influence from psychedelic bands like Can and working as a credentialed music therapist to help kids and adults heal from various ailments. Her 2017 album features the five-piece Sirius Orchestra, who fill out her tender compositions with cello, violin, ukulele, trumpet and more.
... is the solo project of Toronto-based songwriter and sonic adventurer Lisa Conway. A “producer who is gleefully unafraid of experimentation” (UPROXX) and "one of Canada's best kept secrets" (EARMILK), Lisa has collaborated with filmmakers, dancers, and performance artists, and completed creative residencies from New Brunswick, Canada, to Aubagne, France. A recent alumni of the Canadian Film Centre’s Slaight Music Residency, and one of two Canadians selected to be part of the renowned Red Bull Music Academy 2018 in Berlin, her work both in live performance and in the studio has garnered critical acclaim, drawing comparisons to Beth Gibbons, Laurie Anderson, PJ Harvey, and Bjork. Her new EP "Whatever" will be released in October 2019.
New Zealand's Millicent Lovelock, who performs as Repulsive Woman, commands your attention with incisive feminist lyrics and earnest, poignantly rendered pop songs. Beginning as a bedroom project devoted entirely to hushed One Direction covers, Lovelock was launched fully into her solo project by nabbing a support slot for Frankie Cosmos in 2017. She has since released her debut album, Relief (2019), to warm reception. Lovelock is an alumni of the Red Bull Music Academy, and has participated in APRA/AMCOS Songhubs Sphere, working with renowned producer, Susan Rogers. Now based in Manchester in the United Kingdom, Lovelock is working on a collaborative EP based on the Beethoven conversation books.