Maya Killtron makes music that is fun, feel-good and makes you want to dance. Her playful style and lush upbeat take on Modern Boogie have landed her features in Noisey, Earmilk, & Huffington Post. Singles have appeared in episodes of Broad City, Kim’s Convenience & soundtracked collections for Swedish fashion house Gina Tricot. Her 12” vinyl and limited edition 7” have sold out to collectors and boutique record shops around the world.
The Multi-facetted artist returns in 2020 with Fired Up her follow up to 2019’s Never Dance Alone. The Toronto based singer, violinist and DJ’s now finds herself at home in Modern Boogie and Funk boasting a new EP full of lush strings, horns & big big vocals. 2020 also marks the launch of her own record label Never Dance Alone Records. It is currently the only female BIPOC owned & operated Modern Funk & Boogie label in the world.
Recorded at Palace Sound in Toronto, Fired Up is a result of a partnership between Maya and producer Gil Masuda (Love Touch Records, The Precious Los). The EP features a long list of live musicians with arrangements all done by Killtron & long time collaborator Montreal based keyboardist/saxophonist La-Nai Gabriel. The music is every bit as joyful as Never Dance Alone but rings out with more confidence and maturity.
In addition to her career as a solo artist she is a frequent recording collaborator, writer, producer & touring/performing violinist/vocalist for many Canadian and International artists including The Arkells, Polaris Prize winning rapper Haviah Mighty, Love Taps (NYC/LA), The AP Connection (France), Duktus (Germany), Format-440 (UK), NiceMark (Toronto), Canada’s Walk of Fame, CTV’s The Launch and…. FUN FACT she is one of the voices of Eggo Waffles !