"Bedouin Soundclash" is a Canadian band from Toronto. They originated as a college band at Queen's University in Kingston. Their sound can be described as a mix of reggae, rock, afrobeat, and Drum and Bass. Some influences frequently cited by the band are The Police, The Clash and Bob Marley. The band, when asked, do not claim they are a ska band, despite what many fans say.
The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Jay Malinowski, bassist Eon Sinclair and drummer Pat Pengelly. They released their debut album, ''Root Fire'', in 2001 with their former djembe player Brett Dunlop.
In August 2004, Bedouin Soundclash opened for Jah Cutta and The Determination Band in Georgeville, Quebec.
The band released its second album, ''Sounding of Mosaic'', in 2004. That album's single When the Night Feels My Song was the band's breakthrough single on Canadian radio, charting #1 on CFNY and gaining airplay on commercial radio stations throughout Canada in the summer of 2005. This song was featured in a commercial for Zellers, a department store owned by The Hudson Bay Company. Also that summer, Bedouin Soundclash appeared on the Vans Warped Tour bill, and had significant chart su...
|origin||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|music genre||Pop music|