Calan Mai

Live Act Indie Folk Singer/Songwriter
Calan Mai - Indie Folk Singer/Songwriter Live Act in Manchester

Calan Mai Short Info

Calan Mai is the stage name of Australian, now Manchester based, singer/songwriter Jordan Lawrence. Lawrence began writing music from a young age and won the 2006 Australasian Children’s Songwriting Competition at fifteen. In 2013 Lawrence was signed to Canvas Sounds and recorded his debut EP ‘Days on the Rock Face’ with label founder and producer Adam Lyons (FAIRCHILD, Lyon Apprentice).

Calan Mai’s tracks have enjoyed plays on BBC Introducing, BBC Radio 6, Triple J, Amazing Radio as well as multiple US college radio stations, with his debut single ‘We’ve Got Love’ notching over 100,000 plays on Soundcloud and debuting at #10 on the KKBB Singles Chart. Since arriving in Manchester, UK with fellow Canvas Sounds signees FAIRCHILD and Lyon Apprentice, Lawrence has released a home-studio recorded standalone single ‘Mountain Mountain’, showcased at CMJ Music Marathon and supported Augustana, Frances, Luke Sital-Singh, Louis Berry, Will Johnson (Monsters of Folk) & GEORGIE.

"The indie folk song is a beautiful, reflective brooder that draws me in with its Ben Howard like cinematic atmosphere and a Damien Rice like emotive power." I Heart Moosiq

"Calan Mai's really honing in on a sound that works out well for him." Triple J Unearthed

“Black Box opens with a soothing guitar which builds up to a truly mesmeric song. Ticks all the right boxes for me and quenched my thirst at the watering" Fresh On The Net

"The Australian, now Manchester-based, singer-songwriter has mastered the art of the emotional delivery; his longing calls linger on as though every word he says is directed straight at your heart."We Close Tonight

"Sounds like: Bob Dylan, Conor Oberst, Edward Sharpe." Indie Shuffle

"Well, since our beloved Courtney Barnett stood proud, many seem to follow. This track by fellow ozzie Calan Mai shows all the signs of an accomplished artist both musically and lyrically." The Wandering Lamb

Calan Mai is the stage name of Australian, now Manchester based, singer/songwriter Jordan Lawrence. Lawrence began writing music from a young age and won the 2006 Australasian Children’s Songwriting Competition at fifteen. In 2013 Lawrence was signed to Canvas Sounds and recorded his debut EP ‘Days on the Rock Face’ with label founder and producer Adam Lyons (FAIRCHILD, Lyon Apprentice).

Calan Mai’s tracks have enjoyed plays on BBC Introducing, BBC Radio 6, Triple J, Amazing Radio as well as multiple US college radio stations, with his debut single ‘We’ve Got Love’ notching over 100,000 plays on Soundcloud and debuting at #10 on the KKBB ...

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Past Gigs Calan Mai

  • 03 | 2016 Gullivers, Manchester supporting The Bros Landreth

Discography Calan Mai

  • 2015 Mountain Mountain Single | Canvas Sounds
  • 2015 Days on the Rock Face EP | Canvas Sounds

Media

  • Video Calan Mai - Live at The Den...
  • Video OAW // Calan Mai - Submarine
  • Video OAW // Calan Mai - Sex (The...
  • Video Calan Mai - We've Got Love ...
  • Video Calan Mai | EP Teaser

Origin

  • Manchester GB

Founded

  • 2014

Members

  • Jordan Lawrence Vocals/Guitar