Sunset Arcade is an indie rock band from Toronto that offers a fresh and exciting sound. Comprised of Ethan Whittier on lead vocals and rhythm guitar, Robbie Macatangay on lead guitar and backing vocals, and Rowan Naidoo on drums, the band combines various genres, including Jazz, Funk, and rock, to create a dynamic sound that is both familiar and fresh.
Their music is energetic, emotional and moving, with a raw energy that captures their audience’s attention. Influenced by the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Cage the Elephant, and Peach Pit, the band’s high-energy live performances are sure to leave audiences wanting more.
The band has gained over 20 thousand streams on their repertoire. One of the band’s most popular songs, “DPH,” (2022) was inspired by the current vibe of Citypop music and deals with the themes of isolation and a distorted mindset. The music video for this song was released in the summer of 2022 accompanied by a music video.
The band is currently working on new music that will add a new mix to the genre blend, further enhancing the breadth of their repertoire and sound.
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The band has gained over 20 thousand streams on their repertoire and is set to double that with their incoming EP. One of the band’s most popular songs, “DPH” (2022), was inspired by the current vibe of Citypop music and deals with the themes of isolation and a distorted mindset. The music video for this song was released in the summer of 2022. “Halloween in Hawaii” (2022) is a song that was started by Rowan’s drum beat and drew inspiration from Bollywood musicals and rhythms. The band’s self-produced EP “There is just this moment” (2022) was jazz-inspired and produced similarly to Daft Punk, incorporating all the genres they love.
“Not in My Mind” (2021) is a song about the unscripted events of life, with inspiration from Sir Sly’s “Head First” and a catchy alt-rock sound. “Lazy River Interstate” (2020) is a song about missing summer and the fleeting nature of it, with reggae and rock influences. “Between Me and you” (2020) is a song about the inability to fall in love, with a shuffle beat and spontaneous alt-rock sound.