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"Andrew Conroy a modern twist on the best of 90s rock"

It is undeniable that the influence of 90s rock is imbuing itself into the current state of indie rock, artists flavoring their work with a sound beget of the crisp Seattle days of yore. Vancouver’s Andrew Conroy seems to glean inspiration from the same decade as grunge, but is reaching into the poppier part of the pot. This is a good thing. His music is reminiscent and similarly tongue-in-cheekily rebellious as the likes of Blink 182 and Green Day circa their album, Dookie. He waxes with a foul mouth about poseurs and losers on “Young & Dumb.” While the forefathers of pop punk tended to take on these topics with a high-pitched whine, Conroy addresses them with gruff, throaty vocals. The difference makes his performance on this and “Welcome To The City” even more meaningful. He also is unafraid of tenderness, toning it down for “Empathy.” A sonically-sound first showing.

It is undeniable that the influence of 90s rock is imbuing itself into the current state of indie rock, artists flavoring their work with a sound beget of the crisp Seattle days of yore. Vancouver’s Andrew Conroy seems to glean inspiration from the same decade as grunge, but is reaching into the poppier part of the pot. This is a good thing, as his music is reminiscent and similarly tongue-in-cheekily rebellious as the likes of Blink 182 and Green Day circa their album, Dookie. He waxes with a foul mouth about poseurs and losers on “Young & Dumb.” While the forefathers of pop punk tended to take on these topics with a high-pitched whine, Conroy addresses them with gruff, throaty vocals. The difference makes his performance even more meaningful. He also is unafraid of tenderness, toning it down for “Empathy.” A sonically-sound first showing. - Billboard Discoveries


Discography

Lies & Deception (2010) - album, 11 songs
Live @ The Media Club (2010) - live album, 14 songs
Young & Dumb/Empathy (2011) - single, 2 songs

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I've been playing music all my life. Since the age of 15, I've had the opportunity of touring my home province of British Columbia three times, as well as performing in other parts of Canada, the United States, and Mexico.

Recently, I've been working with Steve Stewart, manager of multiplatinum selling rock band the Stone Temple Pilots, developing my music and getting it out to the general public. I have also had the wonderful opportunity of co-writing a few songs with Tom Thacker, guitarist for Grammy nominated band Sum 41. My collaboration with Tom has gained me new fans throughout the world, including the United States, Europe, and Asia.

My music is a cross between Green Day, the Foo Fighters, and a little bit of Rancid. My live show is very upbeat and features plenty of crowd interactions to make sure everyone leaves with a smile on their face.