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In a Coma... (edited version)
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Broken Like This
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m3uFrom the full length album 'CiRCADiAN' Words & Musik by Tara RiceADD
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m3uFrom the full length album 'CiRCADiAN' Words by Tara Rice Musik by Sködt D. McNaltyADD
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A band from Toronto, Canada. A warm, psychedelic embrace & a kiss to your 3rd eye. From etheric atmosphere to kaleidoscopic thunder, no rock is left unturned.
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  • 5th PROJEKT

    Cinematic Rock

    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    member since: Mar 17, 2005


    Once upon a time, disparate souls converged over a kindred musical spirit and 5th Projekt materialized with their offering of Neo-classical Romanticism, otherwise dubbed ‘cinematic rock’. Their swirly, emotive rock soundscapes lay somewhere between Radiohead and Portishead, all the while sustaining a distinct signature sound.

    It was a deep interest in the effects of cycles and in the ways human individual rhythms interact with nature that ignited 5th PROJEKT's debut album CiRCADiAN. Recorded at Toronto's Chemical Sound with James Heidebrecht (Daniel Lanois, Sarah Slean, Sloan) and mixed by Ken Andrews (Failure, A Perfect Circle, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club), the album takes on the themes of balance and discovery.

    The journey begins "In A Coma," setting the pace for the dreamlike lyrical exploration and the atmospheric compositions that characterize the album. The goal of the album is to capture humanity in all its diverse facets. The images that the music invokes are as various as the individuals who listen.

    Collectively, the members of 5th PROJEKT share a musical sensibility that has resulted in numerous music award nominations, invitations to showcase at festivals, television appearances, live bookings, press coverage and radio play. 5th PROJEKT’s tour for the release of ‘CiRCADiAN’ included such notable shows as the Music for MS Fundraiser at the El Mocambo, the Ontario Independent Music Awards at the Phoenix, the Harry Potter book release party at Casa Loma and the Speak Up Film Festival Gala. 5th PROJEKT has also showcased live at CMW, NXNE and Toronto Indie Week.

    The band is currently working on an upcoming release and tour scheduled for 2010.

    Award Nominations
    Best Indie Band - Ontario Independent Music Awards, Canada
    Best Alternative Artist - Toronto Independent Music Awards
    Best International Artist - Orange County Music Awards, California
    Best Rock Song for 'In a Coma' by Toronto Exclusive Magazine
    Best Alternative - Just Plain Folks Awards, California

    Showcase Invitations
    CMW, NXNE, Indie Week Toronto, ROCKRGRL Conference Seattle

    CBC Television’s ‘Sounds Like Summer’ Music Series
    CBC Radio’s Definitely Not the Opera - Independent Artist of the Week
    Circadian debuted at #5 on CIUT FM
    Song ‘In a Coma’ licensed to New Zealand mountainbike film ‘How About It’
    Songs ‘TV’ and ‘Feel’ commissioned & licensed to the film, ‘Good People, Bad Things’; winner Best International Film "suspense" NY International Film and Video Festival '08
    Featured on ‘Hope Volume One’ compilation CD with Lisa Loeb and Joanne Cash & Johnny Cash with proceeds benefiting Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE)
    Live acoustic performance on ‘The Verge’, XM Satellite

    Tara Rice - voice, guitars, keys & programming
    Sködt D. McNalty - guitars, voice, keys & programming
    Phil Caffery - acoustic & electronic drums, percussion
    Jean-Francois Cardinal - bass

    CiRCADiAN - LP (2006 Organik Rekords OR 004)
    the Tales of Don Quixote - X-EP (2005 - Organik Rekords OR 003)
    DEMOn002 - EP (2004 - Organik Rekords OR 002)
    DEMOn001 - EP (2004 - Organik Rekords OR 001)

    Soundtracks & Compilations:
    Music from the film Good People, Bad Things (2008 Opine Entertainment)
    HOPE Volume One (2007 Visionary Concepts VC001)

    Purchase 5th PROJEKT albums and merchandise online at

    CiRCADiAN is also available at:
    She Said Boom - Toronto (Roncesvalles)
    Rotate This - Toronto (Queen West)
    Daydream Nation - Guelph
    The Beat Goes On - Guelph, Kitchener, Oakville, St. Catharine's, Waterloo
    HMV (Canada)