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Victoria, BC, Canada
Rae Spoon is a non-binary musician, producer and author based on Lekwungen Territory in Victoria, BC, Canada. They have released ten solo albums spanning folk, indie rock and electronic genres and have toured across Canada and internationally. Through their travels, shifting genres and identities Rae has maintained a clarity of message. Their voice and song-writing are always the centre of their music which they perform out of a great respect for mutual connection with their audience.
Rae also runs Coax Records an independent record label that attempts to make space for strange and beautiful music. They have been nominated for two Polaris Prizes, a Lambda Literary Award and a Western Canadian Music Award. Their most recent album Mental Health was named one of the top albums of the year by CBC music and was on the Strombo Show’s top 100 songs for 2019.