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Moscow Apartment Duo Wins Slaight Music's It's Your Shot Prize

The teen duo has had meteoric success in the relatively short span of 18 months. With Jeff Rogers managing, Brighid Fry and Pascale Padilla can now up their game with this latest win that includes $100K in marketing and career enrichments.

Moscow Apartment Duo Wins Slaight Music's It's Your Shot Prize

By FYI Staff

Winners of the Best Young Songwriters award at the 2017 Toronto Independent Music Awards, the Under 18 Award in the 2018 Canadian Songwriting Competition, and the Best Young Performer award at the 2017 Canadian Folk Music Awards, the Toronto duo professionally known as Moscow Apartment now has another feather in its collective cap as winner of the Slaight Music sponsored It’s Your Shot song contest that comes with a prize pack valued at $100,000.


Moscow Apartment comprises Brighid Fry (15) and Pascale Padilla (16), harmonizing multi-instrumentalists who met a decade back through the Viva Youth Singers. They formed the award-winning group in January 2017 and have earned rapturous praise almost since day one.  

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The oldest of the duo, Padilla explains the curious namesake of the duo came from the caption in a book of photographs — a shot of an old man outside a bleak Russian building. “Something about that caption caught our eye,” Pascale says. “It seemed like a good name, a different name, for our duo.”

Following an initial creative explosion in 2017, momentum keeps building for the young duo: they made their Horseshoe Tavern debut as a part of Dan Burke/Exclaim! magazine’s Class of 2018 series, teamed up with seasoned manager Jeff Rogers (Handsome Boy Records, Crash Test Dummies, Pursuit of Happiness, Lowest of the Low) and released a Go Fund Me financed EP at Toronto’s trendy music watering hole Burdock in September.

This summer, new audiences across the country and the border will be let in on the secret many in Toronto already know, as Moscow Apartment tours western Canada supporting the Good Lovelies and play in New York opening for Ron Hawkins. They're also preparing to release the first single from their forthcoming Indiegogo crowd-funded LP in June 2018.

Website: https://moscowapartment.ca/home

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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/moscowapartment

Bookings: Stefanie Purificati at APA Agency –spurificati@apa-agency.com
416.646.7373

Management: Jeff Rogers – jeff@mediagoeshere.com

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