With support and accolades from top international artists and tastemakers including Andi Durrant, Paul van Dyk, Dr. Kucho!, Flash Brothers (Armada Records), Markus Schulz and Bobina, Pop/Dance/Soul recording artist/songwriter/performer Thane is a rising star in the making, ever growing, ever evolving. An old name meaning ‘knight’ or ‘warrior’, Thane seems a fitting moniker for an artist with the desire to be legendary.
A voice powerfully soulful and uplifting with a tone rich, warm, and smooth as liquid gold, Thane’s eclectic musical style draws from a mix of various inspirations including Boyz II Men, Michael Jackson, David Guetta, Duane Harden, Seal, Nina Simone, Lionel Richie, Jarvis Church, C&C Music Factory, Simone Denny, John Legend, and Moby.
Thane has recorded with musicians working with international artists like Fefe Dobson and received vocal training from top Canadian vocal coaches Lorraine Lawson (Popstars "The One") and Susan Dunstan (The Lion King, South Pacific). Thane is a member of The Songwriter's Association of Canada (SAC), SOCAN, and CARAS.
His music has charted on international dance radio including Paul van Dyk / VONYC Sessions (Sunshine Live Germany), Capital FM with Andi Durrant, Zfm (Australia), House Nation Radio France, RadioGaga (Italy), Italia Network Radio (Milan, Italy), Mix FM Lebanon, KCLAFM and Electro IM Radio (Los Angeles), Twisted Energy (UK), and Zenfm (Belgium). He has received acclaim, reviews and interviews by music critics in Canada, Japan, The US and Europe and performed at venues including Revival Nightclub, El Mocambo, The International Centre, Kokkino Lounge, The Rosza Centre, The Jupiter Room (Montreal), The Calgary Centre for the Performing Arts, and The Drake Hotel.
Music has always been an integral part of Thane’s life, growing up influenced by his parents’ album collection spanning diverse genres including pop, classical, folk, reggae, calypso, soca, and disco. With more recent influences drawn from the hypnotic grooves of the nightlife scene, Thane has embarked on a foray into the world of electro pop and soulful house music, influences that feature prominently in current and upcoming crossover releases sure to set international dance floors ablaze!
Thane recently recorded with Sub Level Music producer Joe De Simone (Amanda Morra) on debut dance releases "London Town (Joe De Simone Club Mix)", "Diamonds in the Rain", and "Love is a Drug" available on Beatport and iTunes and licensed to international fashion retailer H&M.
De Simone also produced "Wrapped Around Your Finger", an EDM remake of Sting's '80s pop-rock classic signed to 6N7 Music. Showing early signs of success, the track has been played at The Guvernment and on-air Z103.5FM with Tony Monaco and DJ Constantine.
Thane has written articles and reviews for popular blogs on Ministry of Sound, IX Daily, and Now Playing Muzik and briefly worked as a nightlife/event promoter for Provoke.
Thane continues to collaborate with producers, DJs, and creative artists from all over the world, most recently having a photoshoot with Los Angeles based celebrity photographer Mark Maryanovich whose credits include Grammy artists 54*40 and Marianas Trench, Chris Cornell, Chad Kroeger, Gibson Guitars, Monster Energy Drink, Rolling Stone and Billboard!
Expect the unexpected from this ambitious talent and keep your ear to the ground for future news.