34 year old Montreal, Canada based guitarist Antoine Dufour is known colloquially among the best guitar players in the world as a musician’s musician. To fans of popular music, he deftly combines jaw-dropping guitar playing skills and an artistic soul in crafting instrumental compositions that reflect ambient and progressive music that transcends global cultures and languages. That he does this in an incredibly visual and entertaining style has endeared him to a broad spectrum of fans of popular music.
Via his six albums of original material released to critical acclaim, two live performance DVDs, 6 years of global touring and more than 50 million cumulative views on YouTube, Antoine Dufour has emerged as a young star of fingerstyle acoustic guitar, building a worldwide reputation for innovation and creativity.
Emerging as a new voice in the world of modern acoustic fingerstyle guitar, Donovan Raitt incorporates percussive techniques, strong melodic hooks, influences ranging from Jazz to Rock and Classical music, and innovative performance techniques to create a unique sound all his own. Based in Orange County, CA, Donovan has released two albums of solo acoustic guitar music to critical acclaim, and has been touring extensively behind his music, performing across the US and Canada at several guitar festivals and events. His videos have received thousands of plays on YouTube. The video for “Learning To Dance” is featured on the Candyrat Records Youtube Channel.Website
Adrian Bellue is a multi-guitarist hailing from Sacramento, California. Taking influence and inspiration from the new age contemporary movement, Adrian pushes beyond the limits of the acoustic guitar and harp guitar. Co-producing his first album with studio producer Brian Lee Bender, Adrian has been performing all across the west coast and beyond with his modern approach to fingerstyle. Adrian has performed and studied with world renowned guitarists such as John Doan, Antoine Dufour, and Craig D’Andrea, and has been publicly endorsed by guitar masters such as Andy McKee and Don Ross.Website
Craig D'Andrea is one of the younger faces you will find on the acoustic guitar scene, but he isn't playing like he's 24 years old. Craig has been receiving support from fans and critics alike since releasing his debut album "Crazy is Catching" on CandyRat Records in March of 2007. The release of his three albums, along with his title of 2007 Canadian Fingerstyle Champion, has given him the chance to tour in the United States and Canada with respected artists Andy McKee, Don Ross, Antoine Dufour and Peter Ciluzzi.Website
And A&R Inquries
We get many inquires about endorsing or reviewing our products. The short list of our endorsed artists reflects our association with world class performers having signifigant industry exposure and musical mastery of technique and tone. We are avid supporters of the contemporary fingerstyle movement for inspiring players the world over.
We also occasionally offer an associate level endorsement for highly skilled players who promote us through media outlets including published print articles, reviews, testimonials, or video demos. If you are interesed in becoming an Archangel endorsed artist, or to inquire about an asscociate endorsement, please send your EPK and related media clips for review by our A&R department at firstname.lastname@example.org
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