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January 31st, 2023

Lisa LeBlanc and Les Louanges nominated at the 2023 JUNO Awards

June 14th, 2022

Our artists on the Polaris Prize Long List

February 25th, 2022

Bonsound at Osheaga

December 7th, 2021

GAMIQ 2021: A successful night for Bonsound artists

October 13th, 2021

2021 GAMIQ nominations

September 22nd, 2021

2021 ADISQ Nominations

January 18th, 2021

Pierre Kwenders and Clément Bazin release a music video for the Sentiment remix by Pedro da Linha

Pierre Kwenders
October 23rd, 2020

Pierre Kwenders and Clément Bazin unveil Classe Tendresse

Pierre Kwenders
October 1st, 2020

Pierre Kwenders and Clément Bazin share second single, Ego

Pierre Kwenders
September 10th, 2020

Pierre Kwenders and Clément Bazin share Sentiment, the first single from Classe Tendresse, their collaborative EP to be released on October 23rd

Pierre Kwenders
June 16th, 2020

Pierre Kwenders live at the Belle Gueule microfestival

Pierre Kwenders
October 25th, 2018

Pierre Kwenders wins Album of the year - World Music at this year's Gala de l'ADISQ!

Pierre Kwenders
July 17th, 2018

Polaris Music Prize: Pierre Kwenders on the Short List!

Pierre Kwenders
May 22nd, 2018

Pierre Kwenders presents 'Live at the Apollo'

Pierre Kwenders
May 14th, 2018

Pierre Kwenders wins the Rap/R&B artist of the year Award at the 2018 INDIES

Pierre Kwenders
January 23rd, 2018

Pierre Kwenders presents a music video for Makanda

Pierre Kwenders
August 15th, 2017

Pierre Kwenders unveils two new singles from his upcoming album

Pierre Kwenders
June 20th, 2017

Pierre Kwenders announces the release of his new album and shares a music video

Pierre Kwenders
April 11th, 2017

Pierre Kwenders unveils a music video for Woods of Solitude off his upcoming album

Pierre Kwenders
April 15th, 2016

Pierre Kwenders releases Popolipo (The Remixes) EP

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Pierre Kwenders unveils a music video for Woods of Solitude off his upcoming album

Premiering today on The FADER, Pierre Kwenders delivers a new music video for Woods of Solitude, the first single off his upcoming album to be released in September via Bonsound. This is the follow-up to his acclaimed effort Le Dernier Empereur Bantou (2014).

Woods of Solitude is available now on all digital platforms.

Directed by duo Epher Heilland (who also directed Pierre Kwenders’ video for Mardi gras) the video was shot around Seattle and in the rain forest. The first time I met up with Tendai “Baba” Maraire, ‘Woods of Solitude’ was the first song we worked on together, the singer-songwriter explains. The black and white images create a cinematic aesthetic. The guitars and synths lend a unique sound to the song.

Pierre Kwenders recently opened for Arcade Fire during the Kanaval KANPE event at the Montreal Metropolis. The artist is heading off to Europe this spring for a string of dates with Mozart's Sister on the POP Off tour presented by POP Montreal.

Upcoming shows
04/20/17 Toronto, ON // Supermarket (CMW / Bonsound Showcase)
05/13/17 Wrexham, Focus Wales Festival // Rewind Wrexham
05/17/17 London // The Old Blue Last (DJ Set)
05/18/17 Brighton, The Great Escape // Canada House (Green Door Store)
05/23/17 London // Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen
05/25/17 Glasgow // The Glad Café
05/26/17 Liverpool Sound City // Constellation
05/27/17 Liverpool Sound City // Pirate Stage on Clarence Dock
05/29/17 Paris // Le Pop-Up du Label
06/01/17 Berlin, Torstraßen Festival warm up show // Acud
06/03/17 Krakow, GreenZOO Festival // Club RE
06/22/17 Ottawa, ON // Ottawa Jazz Festival