A mix of Blues, Rock, and Progressive Punk, Under the Crimson Sun highlights the creativity, resilience, and timelessness of their craft
Toronto, Ontario, Canada —October 19th, 2023 – Redpath Traffic, a musical trio hailing from the vibrant city center of Toronto, has released their new album, Under the Crimson Sun, a compelling blend of blues, rock, and punk-infused melodies that promise to resonate deeply with listeners.
Comprising Richard Todd on guitars and vocals, Mark Fernley on bass, and Kerem Balci on drums, Redpath Traffic has woven a mesmerizing tapestry of sound. Their music is more than just a collection of songs; it’s a profound narrative of life’s experiences, rife with tales of love, loss, redemption, and change.
At the heart of Redpath Traffic’s music is the thread of hope that glimmers through each note and lyric. Todd’s striking songs straddle a broad spectrum of emotions, from the memorable pop-punk vibes of “Hey Mona!” to the infectious melodies of “So Alive” and the epic, earth-shattering transformative journey of “California Sunshine”.
With their new album, produced by the multi-award-winning music legend Chris Birkett, Redpath Traffic extends their popular live act into the studio, delivering a musical experience that captivates the soul.
Under the Crimson Sun features a diverse range of tracks, including “The Ballad of Arthur Ellis,” a gripping narrative about the infamous Canadian hangman, “Do You Love Me Now?,” a beloved indie-radio track, and “Diesel Therapy,” a drama that unfolds on a prison bus. The album is completed by the evocative ballad “Shine On” and the hard-hitting rocker “Broken.”
Redpath Traffic has already made waves in the music world, with over 60,000 streams on Spotify and airplay on various radio stations, including CIUT 89.5 FM, PopCanMedia, CFRU 93.3 FM, CKCU 93.1 FM, Rock Connection 77, and others.
With approximately 12 original songs in their repertoire, they embarked on the exhilarating experience of recording in a studio, marking a significant milestone in their musical careers.
Navigating the intricacies of the modern music industry, including streaming platforms, has presented a learning curve for Redpath Traffic. Still, they’ve embraced this challenge, adapting to the evolving landscape while staying true to their passion for music.
Discover Redpath Traffic’s distinctive sound by streaming their new album, Under the Crimson Sun, available on Spotify and all major music platforms. Follow their journey and stay updated on their music through their social media channels!
Since 2016, Toronto trio Redpath Traffic has combined rock, pop, and a dash of punk to tell unique, introspective stories of love, loss, redemption, and change. This eclectic trio proves that starting a band isn’t limited by age, demonstrating that creativity knows no bounds.
Redpath Traffic’s journey into music began when Richard Todd (vocals and guitars) and Mark Fernley (bass) crossed paths in 2016 through a Meetup Rock Band group. Along with drummer Kerem Balci, they initially bonded over their shared love for cover songs, spanning several decades and genres.
However, it wasn’t long before Todd introduced his original compositions to the group, and Redpath Traffic transitioned from a cover band to a band that exclusively played their own music.
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