Canadian alternative-rock group Christ vs Krishna have garnered heavy rotation on college radio, including their #1 chart-topping single Hollywood Torpedo off their self-titled 2009 debut release, which also climbed multiple Top-10 charts across North America.
Christ vs Krishna deliver dynamic live performances and their live shows have spanned multiple cities in Canada and the U.S.A. Their trademark sound is pop-laced rock subtly influenced by British new wave. An eclectic mix of 1970s punk reminiscent of The Ramones with a dash of The Cure & The Smiths and a pinch of Prince and The Pixies.
“There should be more bands like Christ vs Krishna … very much an indie rock band. Their sound bounces around the mellower edges of that spectrum … Any tune from this release could have been Song Of The Day.” – Phil Shirakawa/The Album Drop
The band’s 2009 self-titled EP and their 2011 full-length album Sidewalk Astronomy were produced by Juno-nominated Dean Marino and Jay Sad (Tokyo Police Club, The Black Keys, Born Ruffians).
Their current release, the seven track EP entitled “Move and Scale” is being promoted to radio nationally in the commercial rock radio format, with the new single “We Stand Alone” poised to add to new ammunition to the group’s past accolades. The 2013 EP will be supported by a rigorous tour, as well as a comprehensive publicity & promotional campaign.
The band’s lyrics immediately resonate with depth, contemplation, commitment and a sense of self-therapy. The universal themes are immediately embraced by their fans and audiences, which has created a lasting and dedicated connection between the band and their listeners.
“a combination of great hooks and rhythms … [Sidewalk Astronomy] shows a versatile range in their musical styles. There are some songs that sound more alternative like Diamonds Die but then there are others that have an almost electronic influence … definitely something you should give a chance.” – Tiana Feng/Ride The Tempo
For many years founding member and Canadian hipster, Pank Bagga has been a mainstay in the proverbial trenches of Southern Ontario, Canada’s teeming indie scene, where he has performed at essentially every Toronto rock venue, including: The El Mocambo, Lee’s Palace, The Cameron House and the Reverb. Pank has also garnered opening slots for Sam Roberts and shared a stage with
In 2013 Christ vs Krishna are continuing to enjoy their penchant for touring, writing and continuing their journey across the landscape of the North American music scene.