Ian Alistair Gosbee is a multi-instrumentalist, DJ and singer-songwriter. Gosbee earned top 10 props on several Canadian charts, airplay on regional radio and amped up an already fervent North American and U.K. fan following.
#1 in Canada on www.reverbnation.com for over a year and the single 'Life Gets In The Way' hit #10 on the East Coast Count Down, debuted at #10 on New Canadian Music Charts for emerging artists. Featured in the Chronicle Herald as 'Pick of the week', ‘Song of the Day’ at Music Nova Scotia and Top 10 on OurStage.com
Ian was chosen to represent Mainstreet Nova Scotia in CBC Radio's Searchlight competition (over 3000 entries) and was featured on the popular website ReverbNation's homepage. He won Long and McQuade’s Head to Head Music Showcase nationally for original music, Denmark Productions Recording Studio (ECMA Studio Nominee, Music NS Studio of the Year) song contest winner and was the featured artist for Music Nova Scotia and Lite 92.9 'download of the day'
In this age of digital downloads, today’s independent artists have to work harder than ever, continually reinventing themselves to stand out from the crowd. Ian is an ever evolving musician. From his early training in classical violin, to playing packed clubs in cover, and well known tribute bands, Ian has not been one to shy away from any opportunity to do what he loves.
With his powerful, sincere vocals and uncanny ability to play almost any instrument, Ian is in a class all his own. In the summer of 2011, he released his first full length solo project, aptly named ‘Music’. Inspired by folk rock and country, this album is meaningful, memorable, and light hearted, everything music should be.
Gosbee’s second album entitled ‘Invisible’ (which was release just 5 months later), shows his true diversity as an artist. With influences ranging from indie rock, to reggae, ‘Invisible’ is a culmination of classic song writing, and modern sound engineering.
Back in the studio once again, Ian’s third installment called 'Life Gets In The Way', was be released 12/12/12. Releasing 3 albums in the span of 1 year!
Establishing a strong foot hold in this music industry is not an easy task for musicians, but this talented singer/songwriter has made great strides. With regular airplay on several radio stations across Canada, as well as a large fan base in the United Kingdom, Gosbee is making his mark one song at a time.
No matter where his career has taken him in the past, or will lead him in the future, Ian will never forget his Nova Scotian roots. Lending his talents to various charitable organizations around the province, Ian Gosbee is also a FACTOR, JUNO, ECMA, Music PEI juror.
Ian will continue to expand his repertoire; entertaining, and amazing audiences for years to come.