Songs For The Vaudeville Theatre (EP)

by Joel Strauss

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released February 24, 2016

Arno Jordan - mastering at Schloss Röhrsdorf Studios in Dresden, Germany

Bryan Steeksma - production, electric guitar, violins, background vocals on 'Lantern'

Joel Strauss - the rest

"One of the best registers to come out the Great White North."
- Indie Rock Cafe, Best New Indie Music

“A really solid work by Strauss. There weren’t any songs that felt subpar and I was very pleased when I got to the end of the album.”
- The Equal Ground

"The whole EP is fantastic to listen to from beginning to end, but the sort-of-title-track Vaudeville really piqued my curiosity and interest. The drum and bass rhythm gets you to nod your head or tap your toe as soon as the song begins. This rhythm is accentuated by Strauss' unique voice doing sonic acrobatics over top, climbing up and sliding down like a musical version of snakes and ladders." - Geyser Music

"I would drive down the street with it, put it on my iPad – I’m going to play it all day. As of a matter fact, I’m going to sneak it onto my son’s phone.”
- Middle Tennessee Music

“Really enjoyed listening to your work. You have crafted some remarkably fine music.”
- Kerry Leigh, singer/songwriter



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Joel Strauss Hamilton, Ontario

Joel Strauss's music is a singular blend of inspired lyrics, a distinctive voice and a variety of styles - including traditional pop, alternative rock, and folk.

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