(soul / dream pop)





Daemon & Airdrie are a soul / dream pop duo from BC, Canada who combine intensely emotional, interweaving vocal lines with relaxed, minimal beats and sparse instrumentation to produce soundscapes that are as haunting as they are seductive. Choosing to abandon laptop-based production, the duo create and perform their material using samplers, live instruments and an arsenal of vintage gear, analog tape effects, spring verbs and dusty old tubes. The result? A unique sound that bridges earth and wire - a place where electricity meets and dances with the naked, human body.




Daemon & Airdrie formed in the fall of 2016 when the two longtime collaborators, who have toured internationally together for the past 8 years with critically acclaimed Canadian folk trio Dirty Grace, decided to explore their inspiration to make 'deeply fragile yet undeniably courageous' pop music. Inspired by musicians like James Blake, Little Dragon and Grouper, Daemon & Airdrie seek to bring not simply a human touch to the pop world, but an unprecedented vulnerability and lyrical honesty about the uncontrollable chaos of authentic human relationship.  


The Huffington Post called the duo’s first single, China Shop, “Musical foreplay,” going on to say, “there’s a wonderful and unique arcane energy to their sound that you don’t usually get in dream pop.” Louder Than War called their second single "Passionate, deep and beautifully executed." With their third single, "Go Easy," now released by California label GYPSYPOP Records and a fourth scheduled for release in January, Daemon & Airdrie have already begun creating a stir, performing a handful of secret shows to local audiences as well as appearing at festivals such as Arts Wells, Campbell Bay Music Festival and the Robson Valley Music Festival. With more releases and a full tour to come in 2019, the duo is gearing up for an even bigger and bolder year ahead.


Performance Experience

As Daemon & Airdrie:

  • Campbell Bay Music Festival (forest stage headliner)
  • Robson Valley Music Festival
  • Arts Wells
  • Aurora Sensoralis (Salt Spring Island)
  • Dozens of local shows around BC

  •   In previous projects (Dirty Grace / The Honey Tongues):

  • Vancouver Island Music Festival
  • WildHeart Festival (Totnes, UK)
  • Jasper Folk Fest
  • Atmosphere (Cumberland)
  • Golden Sound Festival
  • Quadrapalooza
  • ArtsWells
  • 39 Days of July
  • Victoria Jazz Fest
  • Bella Coola Fest
  • Robson Valley Music Festival
  • Diversity (Texada Island)
  • Koksilah Music Fest
  • Woodstove Fest
  • MOM Fest (Fort St. James)
  • Campbell Bay Music Festival (main stage)
  • Fusion Festival (Surrey)
  • Arts On The Fly
  • Kispiox Music Fest
  • Whistler Children's Festival
  • All Folk'd Up (Montmartre SK)
  • Over 200 shows including more than 20 festivals, 4 cross-Canada tours as well as a tour in the UK


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