Nick Schofield is a musician, producer and radio host based in Montreal. He is an engaged community-oriented collaborator working with artists on stages and in studios across Canada.
Nick has been an artist-in-residence at the Banff Centre, received mentorship from Radwan Ghazi Moumneh and accompanied Wet’suwe’ten activist/singer Molly Wickham on stage. He actively records and performs with his projects Saxsyndrum, Rêves sonores and Best Fern. A few artists he has accompanied include Devon Welsh, L CON, Cedric Noel, Alex Nicol, Year of Glad, Alexia Avina and BUCKO.
In concert, Nick Schofield has performed at National Sawdust in New York City, Getty Center in Los Angeles, OBEY Festival in Halifax and MUTEK in Montreal, previously opening for Sarah Davachi, Angel Olsen, Colin Stetson, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and Hauschka.
As a solo musician, Nick Schofield releases instrumental 'environmental music' via Backward Music label. His calming compositions beckon for tranquility and release, offering softness and simplicity. His sophomore album Glass Gallery (2021) channels inspiration from the architecture and artwork of the National Gallery of Canada, while his debut album Water Sine (2018) was described by Paste Magazine as “soothing and pellucid, meditative and transportive.”
Nick Schofield has worked for CBC, Red Bull Music Academy and currently curates the POP Montreal Record Fair. He hosts Underground Sounds on CKUT every Monday - voted Best Radio Host and Radio Show by Cult Montreal newspaper since 2014.