Theland and Rise – Same Home

Catalogue: BAL-57 Format: Digital Release Date: Jan 13, 2023 Theland and Rise – Same Home Intergenerational sensational Theland and Rise (Theland Kicknosway, 19-year old Cree and Potowatomi singer and dancer and 48 year-old 3-time Juno-Award nominated global grooves producer Rise Ashen) come together for this haunting slow-house groover.  Same Home combines Theland’s soaring contemporary vocals…

20 Years – Clinton Sly, Ammoye and Rise Ashen

Artist: Various Cat: BAL-50 Format: Digital Released September, 2021 The second instalment in our 20 year celebration features new tracks and collaborations by some of our favourite artists. Montreal’s king of the dancehall Clinton Sly starts it off with Croatian sensation Stinky Ranks on “Worldwide Posse”. Multi Juno nominees Ammoye and Rise Ashen’s hit tune…

Kasm – Stargate

Artist: Kasm Catalogue: BAL-46 Format: Digital Released: June 21, 2019 Stargate is a bass driven journey into deep space and inner realities. Revisiting a 2008 jam with label partner Seed Organization, the final iteration combines elements of bass music with dripping dubby leads, lush textured melodies and mystically charged percussive particles. Michael Red, the label…

Various – 15 Years

Catalogue #: BAL–45 Format: Digital Release Date: December 16, 2016 File Under: Dub, World, Deep House, Dubstep, Downtempo, Techno, Balanced music Fifteen years ago, surrounded by an ocean of wheat and snow, Balanced Records was created to harness the talent from a collective of emerging Winnipeg electronic producers. Since that time, the label’s catalogue of…

Silla and Rise – Debut

Artist: Silla & Rise Cat: BAL-44 Format: Digital Released September 28, 2016 Silla and Rise’s debut album is a sonic experiment blending Inuit throat-singing and futuristic dancefloor beats. Silla are Cynthia Pitsiulak (Kimmirut, NU) and Charlotte Qamaniq (Iglulik, NU) their name comes from the word “Sila” in their Inuktitut dialect meaning weather. Sila is what…

Paris to Kyiv – Fragmenti Remixes

Catalog: BAL-42 Released: May 20, 2016 Paris To Kyiv’s Fragmenti recording was originally released in 2005 and is arguably the ensemble’s most soul-baring work. A sonic tapestry of ancient Ukrainian song fragments and contemporary sounds, Fragmenti marked the group’s fourth recording and first international release for singer Alexis Kochan and her primary collaborators; bandurist and…

Rise Ashen – Music in the City

Artist: Rise Ashen  Cat#: Bal–38 Format: CD, Digital Release Date: June 17, 2013 File under: World, House, Global Beats, Electronic   Music In The City is Rise Ashen’s first solo record in 8 years.  It is an epic 19 song journey into the depths of Rise’s musical world where he seamlessly fuses everything from traditional…

Flying Down Thunder & Rise Ashen – North Wind

Artist: Flying Down Thunder and Rise Ashen  Catalog No: BAL-35 Format: CD, Digital Release Date: November 9, 2012 File Under: Aboriginal, electronic, house, hip hop On their second full length release on Balanced Records, Flying Down Thunder and Rise Ashen delve deeper into their musical collaboration, bringing together traditional Algonquin chanting and futuristic dancefloor beats.…

Citizen Sound – Addicted

Artist: Citizen Sound Cat : BAL – 34 Format: Digital Release Date: August 24, 2012 File Under: Dub, Reggae  Citizen Sound & Ammoye are back with their latest single “Addicted”. A driving bass line, blazing horns and distorted guitars sets the tone for Ammoye’s seductive story of her passion for music. Written & Produced by…