Aberdeen Willowdale St. Charles[CD]
\'...not only a talented singer/songwriter, but a talented filmmaker.\' - BBC Radio \'Sweetly introspective singer/songwriter.\' - NOW Magazine David Porteous has \'gone deep.\' - Nick McCabe, lead guitar of The Verve \'David Porteous has released another great CD.\' - Tegan And Sara David Porteous is a Canadian singer/songwriter and documentary filmmaker who currently resides in Toronto, Canada. Now 24-years-old, David began writing music at age 11 and making his own films at the age of 12. Since 1999, he has produced and recorded 19 independent music releases, including nine LPs and ten EPs, had his first radio play on CBC Radio 2 at the age of 14, released the World\'s First Video Album for the iPod video player, written numerous film scores, which includes an HBO pilot, music for a nationwide run television commercial, has been nominated as an Olympic Torchbearer, was a CBC Sunday \'Spotlight\' artist, a NOW Magazine \'Critic\'s Pick\', has a Honours Diploma in Sound Engineering and a Degree in Documentary Filmmaking. And to top it off, David owns a small piece of Moon Rock. \'Aberdeen Willowdale St. Charles\' is a trio of EPs that were recorded by David Porteous in the summer of 2008. \'I wasn\'t touring at the time, and to be honest I was really bored. \' David said. \'Being bored let to writing and recording three EPs worth of material, so I guess I should be bored more often!\' David is currently working on a film and music project called War Music. War Music is a documentary feature and a CD. In August 2006 David followed the footsteps of Canadian soldiers who fought during World War Two. Through ten countries in Europe, David visited battlefields and cemeteries, all the while filming the entire journey and writing music along the way. In 2007 David was nominated as 1 of 20 out of 6000+ applications to be a Torchbearer for the 2008 Olympic Games. Computer manufacturer Lenovo held the contest and David's 30 second video entry that highlighted his War Music film gained him the title of "New World Thinker". Now Magazine picked David Porteous as a "Critics Pick" for the NXNE Music Festival. He has performed many other festivals and events such as CMJ Music Marathon in New York, Canadian Music Week in Toronto, the Nike Run Toronto event, the HBC Run For Canada, a War Child fundraiser, and a benefit for Sick Kids Hospital.
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