31 (2015)

1. In My Head
2. Pretty Shame
3. The Blue
4. Into The Storm
5. The Pressure
6. Sleeping Dogs
7. Hometown Blues
8. Fighting Talk
9. Heart and Soul

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at in an apartment bedroom, Toronto, winter 2014. Mixed at Blackwatch Studio, Toronto. Mastered by Reuben Ghose at Mojito Mastering, Toronto.

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Leaving April (2015)

1. Addict
2. Undermine
3. The Dirt
4. Hearts of Gold
5. The Sea
6. Locks
7. Leaving April
8. The Dirt (live at Sundlaugin Studio)

Produced, written and performed by David Porteous. Drums by Gail Thompson.

Recorded in the spring of 2014 at:
Studio W19, Toronto by Michael "Mez" Dilario
Sundlaugin Studio, Iceland by Birgir Jón "Biggi" Birgisson
Blackwatch Studio, Toronto by David Porteous

Artwork by Ryan Isojima

 

Stream/download on bandcamp:

 

Citizenfour (2015)

 

 

1. Citizenfour

 

 

 

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous. Written in reaction to the very intrusive Canadian Bill C-51, and inspired by the film of the same name.

Artwork by David Porteous

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black of hearts (2013)

 

1. by the hour
2. traffic
3. message
4. bonny eyes
5. black of hearts

 

 

 

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, July 2013

Artwork by Ryan Isojima

 

 

 

the red (2013)

 

 

1. skin and bones
2. deep in the red
3. sigh and relief
4. a fire below

 

 

 

 

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, September 2012

Artwork by Ryan Isojima

 

 

the blue (2013)

 

 

1. willow tree
2. simple love
3. the blue
4. sticks and stones

 

 

 

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, December 2012

Artwork by Ryan Isojima

 

 

the black (2013)

 

 

1. the black out
2. arrest
3. waste
4. no record

 

 

 

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, February 2013

Artwork by Ryan Isojima

 

 

 

8 Track Session (2013)

 

 

 

1. the blue
2. 33 (such a pretty shame)
3. back into my heart (piano version)

 

 

 

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, May 2013

Recorded and mixed on a Tascam 488 cassette 8 track recorder

 

 

 

Shelter (2012)

 

1. Security
2. Crossing It Off
3. Move Me
4. Red Squares
5. Rescue
6. Shelter listen

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, July 2012

Artwork by Ryan Isojima

Memoriam (2012)

 

1. I Think I Got Away listen
2. Spite listen
3. The Difference
4. Nobody Needs To Know
5. I Decide When You Sleep
6. Bridges
7. White Moon

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, March 2012

The album was released as a acknowledgment to the suffering endured by civilians during the recent Afghanistan and Iraq wars.

Artwork by Ryan Isojima

 

The Pressure (2012)

 

1. Oh Secret listen
2. Let It Rain
3. The Pressure listen
4. Swansea Blues
5. Stuxnet

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, September 2011

Artwork by Ryan Isojima

Ellingham Hall (2011)

 

1. Ellingham Hall listen
2. Bid Adieu listen
3. Alexandria
4. John Pilger
5. Key My Car listen
6. Virginia
7. Black Moon

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, January 2011

Guest Musicians: Paul Massie

War Music (2010)

Documentary Film and CD

 

1. Bayeux, France
2. Bastogne 3, Belgium
3. Paris, France
4. Cologne, Germany
5. Leupoldsgrün, Germany
6. Laide et Conne (feat. Marie Lambretch)
7. Leaving Like A Friend
8. Bastogne 1, Belgium
9. Knokke, Belgium
10. Berlin, Germany

Produced, written and recorded by David Porteous during his journey across Europe following in the footsteps of soldiers who fought during World War II.

Recorded/filmed in Canada, Scotland, England, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, and Poland, summer 2006.

CD recorded in part by Rob Lamothe, mixed by Reuben Ghose, mastered by Tom Rogers.

Artwork by Sumit Ajwani

Guest Musicians: Rob Lamothe, Zander Lamothe, Simeon Ross, Mary Simon, James Porteous, Paul Massie

Donate any amount to the War Music project and receive a download copy of the film and CD.

 

Stream the entire film on YouTube:

 

Twelve Months (2010)

 

For full song list, please click here.

David Porteous dared himself to write and record an EP per month for a year straight, starting from his twenty-fifth birthday.

The end result was 70 songs containing over four hours of new material.

Photos on cover art by Bart Tecza.

Guest Musicians: Iain Taylor, Douglas Brown, Mary Simon, Paul Massie, Rob Lamothe, Zander Lamothe, Kris Foran

The Black Hills (2010)

 

1. Anything
2. She's A Ghost
3. Fighting Talk
4. Secret Wish listen
5. Long Dark Road
6. The Black Hills
7. Dakota Stars

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, and death-by-digital, Toronto, August 2010

Guest Musicians: Douglas Brown, Kris Foran

Aberdeen Willowdale St. Charles (2008)

1. Aberdeen
2. She's Sweet To WooHoo To
3. I Remember It Well listen
4. Back Into My Heart listen
5. Pure Tops
6. Heal
7. Bring Us Back To Earth
8. Same Old Thing
9. No Reservations
10. Willowdale
11. Liebe
12. Scarlett Johansson
13. St. Charles (Sweet Earth)
14. Bop Bop (Product For Peace)
15. Song For Emma
16. Calm Calm listen

 

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, and death-by-digital, Toronto, July-August 2008.

Three EPs were recorded separately but released together.

Photo on cover art by James Porteous, painting by Emma Porteous.

Guest Musicians: Douglas Brown, Mary Simon

 

 

Finding Peace On Isabella (2008)

1. With All My Weight (revisited)
2. Finding Peace On Isabella listen
3. Sleeping Dogs
4. Better Days
5. And Then You Sent Me Home
6. Nine Six
7. Getaway
8. Goodbye Victoria

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Simeon Ross' apartment, Toronto, August 2007.

Photo on cover art by James Porteous

Guest Musicians: Simeon Ross

 


Parliament (2007)

 

 

1. Save My Name
2. Parliament
3. Someone's Approaching The Car
4. So Cold
5. Hard Darn Day
6. 2
7. Love Sweet Love
8. I Never Changed
9. Shades

 

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Simeon Ross' apartment, Toronto, September-November, 2006.

Photo on cover art by Jessica Hayes

Guest Musicians: James Porteous

   

Without Any Warming (2007)

 

1. Lakes to Darkness
2. Paper or Plastic
3. Even If We Tried

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, September 2006.

Photo on cover art by Melanie Gückle

No News (2006)

 

1. Don't Wait Babe
2. No News But I'll See You Soon
3. I Remember It Well
4. My Friends
5. Praise Song
6. Usual Cost
7. Lonely Days

 

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, August 2005, and X-Block, Ayr, Scotland, March 2006.

Guest Musicians: Paul Massie

Live In Toronto (2006)

 

1. East Anchor
2. I Remember It Well
3. I Will Hunt You Down
4. Shades

Produced and filmed by Sumit Ajwani and Bart Tecza, at Clinton's Tavern, August 24, 2005.

Special thanks to Sumit, Bart, and Max.

 

 

My Fallen Company (2005)

 

1. I Remember It Well
2. The Follower
3. The Trains
4. Celtic Song
5. I Will Hunt You Down
6. Breakthrough
7. With All My Weight

Video album produced, filmed, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous on location in Ayr, Scotland.

This was the world's first video album for the iPod Video Player.

Special thanks to Paul Massie.

 

 

Missing April (2004)

 

1. East Anchor listen
2. Atarita listen
3. Night Road
4. For I Can Save Your Tree
5. Celtic Song listen
6. Sex In The Forest
7. Keeps Me Satisfied
8. Lost In Translation
9. West Anchor
10. WWI/II/III

Produced and recorded by Rob Lamothe. Mixed by Jonathan Seet. Mastered by Tom Rogers.

Written and performed by David Porteous at Angel Cave Studios, April 1-5, 2004.

Guest Musicians: Rob Lamothe, Grant Scott, Douglas Brown, Dave Brown

 

Afternoon EP (2004)

 

1. I Will Hunt You Down
2. Give Me Soul (oh my my)
3. It's All So Long
4. In A Lull
5. Catching Eye

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, in four hours on January 16, 2004.

 

From The Walls (2003)

 

1. A Picture
2. Atarita
3. The Window
4. Dare To Love
5. Breaking The Waves
6. S.I.A.
7. Stable
8. Saturday
9. The Walls (have seen it all)

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, December 2002/January 2003.

Guest Musicians: Douglas Brown, Christine Lee, Shehan Andradi

  

Battalion (2002)

 

1. Foreign Armies
2. P.L.S.
3. West Anchor
4. Friendly Fire
5. Battalion
6. Not A Number
7. WWI/II/III
8. Night Road

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, Head Track Studios, Toronto, February 2002.

Guest Musicians: Douglas Brown, Mike Cohen

 

Life After Digital (2001)

 

1. I Am Not A Number
2. Friendly Fire
3. Cycle Fixed

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, October 2001.

Winner Of The Maryon Drysdale Award For Toronto Disctrict

 

 

The Mind's Eye (2001)

 

1. January 18th
2. My Travel
3. Broken Clock
4. Monday to Friday
5. The Mind's Eye
6. Midnight
7. Stones
8. A Cloud In A Suitcase

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, Head Track Studios, Toronto, July-August 2001.

Guest Musicians: Douglas Brown, Dwayne Foster, Claudia Aguirre, Mike Cohen

 

My Travel (2001)

 

1. My Travel
2. Broken Clock (live)
3. The Mind's Eye (live)
4. Midnight (live)

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, Head Track Studios, Toronto, February-March 2001. Live tracks recorded at

Guest Musicians: Norm Hacking

Portrait-Robot (2001)

 

1. Old House (beginning)
2. Lifeless
3. Safeman
4. How to Disapper Completly and Never Be Found (live)
5. Old House (ending)

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, Head Track Studios, Toronto, August 2001/October 2001

Guest Musicians: Douglas Brown, Heather Cunningham, Erica Hung.

 

The Kafka Networking (2000)

 

1. todaylight
2. Person1992
3. However I Think It's Normal Enough
4. We Almost Hit The Ground
5. They Talk Of Dreams
6. Echoes And Angels
7. Midnight
8. Person1992(2)
9. Sentimental Reasons
10. Lucky Nothing
11. tkn

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, Head Track Studios, Toronto, July-August 2000.

Guest Musicians: Douglas Brown, Shehan Andradi

Vota Idiota (1999)

 

1. Intro
2. Festival
3. Trade Natural Positions
4. Cheap
5. [sound-sonic]
6. Lovestar 07097
7. Sounds Like Family
8. Hello and Welcome

Produced, recorded, written and performed by David Porteous at Mekka Sound, Toronto, July-August 1999.

Recorded on 2-deck cassette recorder. Overdubs were tracked while copying audio from one tape to another. 50 copies were manufactured on cassette.