David Porteous is a Canadian singer/songwriter, documentary filmmaker music producer, television presenter, photographer and comedy writer from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Porteous has written and recorded 31 solo music releases, had his first radio play on CBC Radio 2 at the age of 14, wrote music for an HBO pilot, and has released multiple documentary films. According to Sal Treppiedi of The Great Beyond Music Blog "This may be the hardest working musician you have never heard of.".
Porteous has been chosen by NOW magazine as NXNE Critics Pick, has been featured during Canadian Music Week, CMJ Music Marathon in New York, had features on the CBC, BBC, and The Toronto Star., and was nominated as 1 of 20 out of 6000+ applications to become a torchbearer for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
In conjunction with the release of his album Leaving April, Porteous created a music video the Word's First Music Video for the Deaf. "As vibration is a common characteristic of both sound and light waves, I began by transcribing my music into colour," says Porteous, who was inspired to create the music video after befriending a deaf woman.
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