Isaac Vallentin

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No upcoming concerts.

20-02-28 Cinqhole Ottawa CA
20-02-08 Club Saw Ottawa CA
20-02-06 Casa Del Popolo Montréal CA
19-12-08 Le Verre Bouteille Montréal CA
19-11-09 LUCfest Tainan TW
19-11-07 Basement Cafe Taipei TW
19-10-19 URSA Montréal CA
18-09-14 Blanc de Blanc Montréal CA
18-08-10 La Sotterenea Montréal CA
18-06-30 General Assembly Ottawa CA
18-06-29 Northern Contemporary Toronto CA
18-06-28 La Vitrola Montréal CA
18-02-16 National Arts Centre Ottawa CA
18-02-15 185 Van Horne Montréal CA
17-12-09 The Record Centre Ottawa CA
17-12-08 Belljar Toronto CA
17-12-07 Little Grasshopper Hamilton CA
17-12-06 The Garnet Peterborough CA
17-09-14 Ukrainian Federation Montréal CA
17-09-08 Blacksheep Inn Wakefield CA
17-08-26 Timber Lounge Halifax CA
17-08-25 Thunder and Lightning Sackville CA
17-08-24 Bellweather Vintage Fredericton CA
17-08-18 Arboretum Ottawa CA
17-08-05 Casa del Popolo Montréal CA
17-07-21 Burdock Toronto CA
17-07-20 Place for Bands Guelph CA
17-07-16 Bluesfest Ottawa CA
17-05-14 Le Cagibi Montréal CA
17-05-13 Black Squirrel Books Ottawa CA
17-03-08 Oblomov Kreuzkoelln Berlin DE
17-02-04 Hostel ROOM Rotterdam NL
16-10-28 Fabrica Treviso IT
16-10-21 Officine Corsaire Turin IT
16-10-19 La Bretelle Geneva CH
16-10-15 Le Motel Paris FR
16-10-14 Café Kafka Brussels BE
16-10-13 In De Ruimte Gent BE
16-10-12 Eetcafé Stathe Utrecht NL
16-10-09 Filmtheatre Kriterion Amsterdam NL
16-10-08 CC Muziekcafe Amsterdam NL
16-10-07 Skek Amsterdam NL
16-10-06 Alles Elbe Hamburg DE
16-10-04 Prachtwerk Berlin DE
16-10-01 Horns Erben Leipzig DE
16-08-19 The Slaughtered Lamb London UK
16-08-10 Klunkerkranich Berlin DE
16-03-18 The Great Hall Toronto CA
16-03-05 Pressed Ottawa CA
16-02-05 Megaphono Ottawa CA
15-12-05 Station One Grimsby CA
15-12-04 Burdock Toronto CA
15-12-03 The Garnet Peterborough CA
15-11-29 The Record Centre Ottawa CA
15-11-28 Brasserie Beaubien Montréal CA
15-11-26 Reneu Boutique Fredericton CA
15-11-25 Plan B Moncton CA
15-11-22 Baba's Lounge Charlottetown CA
15-11-19 The Seahorse Halifax CA
15-11-19 Gus' Pub Halifax CA
15-11-18 Red Herring Saint Andrews CA
15-09-21 Raw Sugar Ottawa CA
15-08-27 Pressed Ottawa CA
15-07-25 Station One Grimsby CA
15-07-17 Broken Arts Festival Oshawa CA
15-07-11 Blacksheep Inn Wakefield CA
15-07-03 House of Common Ottawa CA
15-06-13 Musiikki Café Kingston CA
15-06-06 Quai des Brumes Montréal CA
15-05-23 Lilac Fest Oxford Mills CA


Kasuga Suite, Regular Expression

Six pieces for acoustic guitar.

Crooswijk, Regular Expression

A five-part lullaby for electric piano.


Amateur, Isaac Vallentin

Ten songs. My second record.

Loudest in the Universe, Isaac Vallentin

A music video, with unbroken eye-contact. From Amateur.

Arctic Summer, Regular Expression

An ambient experiment dedicated to Nunavut.

Looking at Animals, Regular Expression

Twenty-one improvised pieces for prepared guitar.

The Land of Inches, Regular Expression

A video-portrait of Hull, Québec. From Looking at Animals.

Zoo, Regular Expression

A re-scoring of Bert Haanstra's 1961 short film. From Looking at Animals.


Hedera, Isaac Vallentin

Thirteen songs. My first record.

Stewardess, Isaac Vallentin

A music video. From Hedera.

Love and Devotion 7", Isaac Vallentin

A tour-exclusive single.


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Born 1993. Unpredictable musical output, wide variety in style: smooth, hairy, bumpy, angular, over-produced, under-produced, improvisational, process-driven, whatever. Concerts in Canada, Europe, and Asia. Radio-play and streaming pay 1-2 months rent per year. Makes videos, posters, and album covers for himself and other artists. Establishes commercial image studio Huot & Vallentin with Pascal Huot in 2012; prolific output 2014-2016, considered output 2017-present. Several awards: Fabrica Fellowship, Graphis Annual, Tokyo TDC Annual, Tate IK Prize. Awards don't mean anything unless you think they do. Currently: renting an apartment in Montréal; writing songs, poems, stories, essays; consulting on image and making images. 200cm tall, 78-81kg, size 14 US (3E wide) shoes.

Updated March 2020. With love, IV.