noun, plural: ourglasszoos.
The entrapment of the mind that prevents purpose, creativity, colour and greatness.
The single 'Astronaut' features the band's first official music video, which stars Georgie Daburas
who plays Edward Spellman on the Netflix hit series 'Sabrina' and Karissa Ketter (‘Kim Possible’),
who was nominated for a Joey award for her performance in the video.
The video was released in 2020 and has over 45K views already. It was nominated for ‘best
video’ at the London Music Video Festival and has won ‘best rock video’ at the LA Music
The band has just completed the recording of its first full length album entitled ‘Aftermath’ with
the support of Creative BC. The album features the single ‘Free’ which includes a collaboration
with Juno award hip hop artist Prevail (‘Swollen Members’). The album is set to be released in
June 2022 through SONY Orchard.
A fresh mix of electronic rock with a few drops of synth pop are the secret ingredients of the
Vancouver-based band 'OurGlassZoo.”
Their debut EP in 2017 made it to the semi-finals of the biggest on-line song writing
competition (ISC) which featured high end judges such as Lorde, Kaskade, Tom waits, Bastille
and the late Chris Cornell. The songs 'Somehow Somewhere' and 'Listen' got radio play in both
Italy and the UK in 2018.
The follow up EP 'Hindsight' was recorded at Monarch Studios with Juno award winning
producer Tom Dorbzanski ('The Zolas') & Alex Penney. It was released through Sony Orchard &
Volunteer Media On March 20th, 2020.
Since its release, ‘Hindsight’ has over 250K streams on Spotify while the songs ‘Astronaut’, ‘Sins’
and ‘In your head’ have enjoyed radio play in Italy, the USA and Canada.
OurGlassZoo is a society where trite routines are the norm as its citizens lack both purpose and empathy. The "zoo" keeps the individuals in captivity, trapped in a glass bubble, reliving the safety net of comfort while conditioning the tamed mind, preventing them from achieving their full potential.
The band name is displayed in colour to remind us that light is trying to break in to break us out. It is the beginning of an awakening of self-determination and possibilities.
The band members are freedom fighters for that movement.