My Sister Ocean is a bass & drum duo from Edmonton Alberta that frequently collaborates with local musicians. They’ve shared the stage with many of Canada’s leading acts and have captivated audiences on festival main stages for several years. Notable shows include the SiriusXM Stage at Grey Cup Fest 2010 in Edmonton with Big Wreck, Emerson Drive, and Bif Naked, as well as Campus Chaos 2009 featuring Hinder and Lil Jon. They’ve also been direct support for stellar acts such as Local H and Danko Jones. Holden Daniels (vocals, bass) and Eugenio Pacileo (drums, harmonies) met in music university in 1995 and have been in bands together since January 1996. Their song Mountain Hound (feat. Jay Sparrow) was played on SiriusXM over 1300 times in 2 years, and they’ve been in the national Top 100 on the Alt or Modern Rock chart 5 times with no touring or significant marketing budget to speak of. They’ve been nominated for Best Rock Group and Best Rock Recording in the Edmonton Music Awards multiple times, and Holden’s video work has won 2 Edmonton Music Awards. The band has released new music on a regular basis since 2005 and continues to do so for eager fans. The latest single is a cover of Ellie Goulding’s LIGHTS, released January 14th, 2022.
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