New Waterford, NS
The New Waterford, NS based Madame Brown formed with a clear goal, to make music that had hips; music which leaves you with no choice but to dance. The Madame Brown sound is a hybrid of modern rock, trance and post-punk/nu-disco rhythms coloured and driven by soaring, psychedelic guitars and funky, jazz inflected keyboards which fuse together to form a wall of sound to move the body. The band’s rich and organic sonic textures are accompanied by introspective, observational lyrics with subject matter ranging from everyday relationships and insecurities to deep reflections on the current state of today’s world.
The extremely high energy, feel good, improvisational and often times rave-party atmosphere of Madame Brown’s stage show quickly made the band appealing to ‘jam band’ fans as well as a college aged, club frequenting audience. The band’s penchant for sing-a-long-able choruses and a high level of crowd participation has helped them garner support from a more traditional audience, transplanting the feel of an ‘everybody knows each other east coast kitchen party’ into nightclubs and other live venues.