CHECK OUT UNRELEASED TRACK FROM “GLOW”

by Chris on May 9th, 2018

This afro-beat inspired tune, "Bad Behaviour", was one of two songs that didn't make it onto "Glow". It's time I shared it with you. Enjoy! https://soundcloud.com/chrisvelan/bad-behaviour

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New album in the works

by Chris on February 26th, 2018

Hey, All - Good news. I'm recording my next album! It's all happening in my own studio and I'm very lucky to have joining me Montreal aces, Bucky Wheaton (Timber Timbre, Land of Talk) on drums, Mishka Stein (Patrick Watson, Black LeGary) on bass, Michael Feuerstack (Snailhouse, Luyas) on guitar and pedal steel and Max Henry (Suuns) on keys - as well as the inimitable Rod Shearer (Bran Van 3000, The...

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Dubline Remix of “Glow”

September 19th, 2017
Dubline has made a beautiful remix of "Glow". Check it out below.
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  Hot damn! "un-American Gothic" is in great company on this list. Read original article here
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            Cool to have "un-American Gothic" in Cult MTL's Top 30 MTL songs of 2016! “‘I’m afraid we’ve gone too far/no one can save us now.’ Prescient?” by Erik Leijon Read original article here.  
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Maturity can be cool. The years etch us with wisdom lines, and if we’re lucky carve us into a more refined, smarter, stronger, more honest human being. This is the arc of Chris Velan’s catalog, music of slowly mounting maturity and hard won life lessons, especially in matters of the heart. With an even-hand and open eyes,...
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    I'm over-the-moon excited to be part of this 40th Anniversary celebration of The Last Waltz, to take place at the Corona Theatre in Montreal on Nov. 25th with an all-star cast of Montreal and Canadian musicians including, Matt Mays, Blackie & the Rodeo Kings, Tom Wilson, Wooden Sky, Tim Kingsbury (Arcade Fire), Shane Murphy,...
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I'm excited to be performing at this year's POP Montreal with my band on Sept 23d at the Rialto Hall. Our set starts at 9:50 pm and other acts will include, Rosie Valland, Julien Sagot and Finn. Full details and tickets here
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