GOD COMPLEX, our sophomore album, to be released in January 2022

Unsafe, the first single off God Complex, out now!


Gentle Party’s debut album, Jouska, has been released under the Phonometrograph label. Jouska was considered for the 2017 polaris prize on the ‘longer List’ alongside many other great canadian artists you can check out the list here

“its ambitions are symphonic, and this incredibly assured debut delivers stunning, wide-screen sound.”
-Alexander Varty (Georgia Straight)

“Gentle, emotional, and gorgeously atmospheric Jouska is a stunning debut that is richly layered, sumptuous, and radiates from inside a dream.”  
-Dave O Rama (BC Musician Magazine) 

Jouska is available for purchase on:

Check out reviews here:
Georgia Straight
Vancouver Sun
Indie Rock Mag (French)
BC Musician Magazine




August 1st, 2021 @ Firehall Arts Center – tickets


May 27th, 2017 @ China Cloud
April 12th, 2017 @ Fox Cabaret – more info
March 4th, 2017 @ Academie Duello | Album release
July 8th, 2017 @ Khatsalano Street Party
August 13, 2017 @ Woodland Patio Series
December 14th @ Fox Cabaret  w/ Ché Aimee Dorval Album Release w/Jasper Sloan Yip  – more info
January 23rd, @ Gold Saucer (Sawdust Collector)


Described as “lush and somewhat mischievous, yet shimmering with melancholy” (Dave O Rama, BC Musician Magazine), Gentle Party is a chamber pop trio that pioneers an expansive sound distinct to their West Coast roots. The distinct voices of each member triangulates to create a sound that is dream-like, pandemonious, playful, and evocative. Harpist Elisa Thorn (The Giving Shapes, HUE) and juno-award winning violinist Meredith Bates (Pugs and Crows) weave a lush bed of strings with acoustic virtuosity and electronic processing for the hauntingly evocative voice of Jessicka (Hunting, Jessicka) to rest on. Their debut album, Jouska (2017) was longer-listed for the Polaris Prize and enjoys radio play on CBC. Their sophomore album, God Complex, will be released in January 2022. With the generous assistance of Canada Council, in spring 2022 they will also be launching a project called Re:mix, a participatory music creation process that will culminate in the digital release of a compilation album of completed remixes by various artists.