Outside the world of music, Zane writes poetry, runs live music workshops in contemporary dance, is involved in the gay community - in part, through his gay parentage and has written about his experience as a street musician
for Shlur magazine.
Zane's sound is characterized by his deep expressive voice and electric baritone guitar, which features heavily on his tracks. Catchy hooks combined with innovative arrangements, creative recording and electronic sounds give Zane's music a unique character, which draws influence from Grizzly Bear, Mother Mother and Jack White.
His fresh sound and charisma has secured him attention of promoters around Berlin, warming up at a
sold out show for
and recording as a
featured artist for
Chi Thanh and
Zane is a musician with a story to tell. From teenage years busking the streets of Vancouver, Zane has traveled the world, lived outside with punks, meditated for months on end, volunteered in Nicaragua, and played in the bars, trains and streets of Berlin where he recorded his premier EP Les Biens with Rob Willis. After recording at home,
"What an amazing performer, everybody loved him! Will definately book him again!"
–Jacqueline Freundorfer (Marley Spoon)
"This Zane guy is gonna be huge... wow."
– Manuel Caballero (Voleur de couleurs)