Arsoniste (Rachel Sunter) is an alt-pop singer-songwriter from Halifax, NS. She uses vocal effects, loops, and layered keyboards to transform piano-based songs into rich, orchestral pieces with hip-hop inspired beats.
Arsoniste’s debut EP Where There Is Dark (released April 30 2016) received two nominations for the 2015 Music Nova Scotia Awards (Best New Artist and Pop Recording of the Year). Her second EP, Holes, was nominated for MNS best alternative recording.
A regular performer at piano bars, festivals and quiet listening venues in Canada and the US, Arsoniste is currently recording her first LP.