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Antibalas – Bridging Culture Through Music

In early 2019, Brooklyn-based afrobeat band Antibalas travelled to Salt Spring Island, BC to perform at Fullford Hall. While there, the Come To Life team filmed Antibalas’ performance and met with band members Martin Perna and Amayo, resulting in this short video exploring how music and connection come together in their work. In the following article, Martin […]

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“What on Earth” A New Album from Luke Wallace

Luke Wallace, 26, has made a name for himself in communities all over western North America. Since the age of 16, Luke has been writing songs rooted in unity and a love for the planet, using his music to draw attention to critical social justice and environmental battles. Often compared to Woodie Guthrie and Pete […]

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Luke Wallace – Sons and Daughters | Free Download

Download Sons and Daughters Having worked with activist and musician Luke Wallace for the past 5 years, we’ve  come to see him as a true ally in the regenerative movement. We’re excited to share a free download of his song “Sons and Daughters” from his new album “What on Earth” which will be released in March 2020. This song […]

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LA CHARO – Pachamama Live

Our featured song “Sumaj Pachamama”, sung by LA CHARO in the Quechua language, set the tone for a recent Come to Life Salt Spring Convergence as an invocation of North and South, eagle and condor, art, craft and culture. Pachamama. Mother Earth. A lineage of tribes and people from all over the world living in connection to the earth beneath our […]

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Cassandra Lewis – Beautiful | The Pinecone Series

The Pinecone Series features intimate live video performances recorded in a geodesic treehouse hanging high in a redwood forest in Santa Cruz, California. Cassandra Lewis is a thunderous force of nature; a self-proclaimed “Stoop Kid” who responds quite affectionately and gracefully to the name “Grammy.” Encompassing a whole Venn diagram of Janis Joplin, Mama Cass & Dolly […]

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Premiere – Richard Vagner Featuring Trevor Hall – ARCHES Music Video

Come To Life is excited to release Richard Vagner’s new music video “Arches” featuring Trevor Hall. Richard is an accomplished violinist, multi-instrumentalist, and producer who mixes classical and modern music in his work. Here’s Richard’s take on the release of his latest music video “Arches”: “I’m stoked to announce that my music video for “Arches” […]

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Premier: Xiuhtezcatl – S.W.Y.M. (Official Lyric Video)

“I’ve been defining my musical identify for years. It’s been a work in progress since I began performing at age 11, when my brother and I would sing on street corners of protests.⁣ ⁣ I’m now experiencing the greatest moment of change and evolution of that journey. This song is about not letting other peoples ego’s, demons, […]

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