The Royal Foundry
“if Mumford & Sons ever held a Super-Jam with Arcade Fire, it might sound something like The Royal Foundry’s new single “Running Away.” – [Grant Lawrence, CBC Music]
The Royal Foundry is a Canadian Indie-Alt-Rock band anchored by husband and wife Jared Salte and Beth Schumacher, along with touring band members Robbie Szabo and Jeremy Dehek.
Their current single “okay?” has skyrocketed up the charts beating out major label artists to reach #17 on the Canadian Alt-Rock charts. This is the fifth single of the indie band to reach Top 30 across Canada and has proven that the Royal Foundry are a driving force the in the Canadian Alt scene.
Founded in 2013, they were thrown into the spotlight when their music video “All We Have” received attention from local radio station Sonic 102.9. The video went “indie-viral” quickly hitting 80,000 views on YouTube. Over the course of their genre bending journey they have amassed nearly 3 million streams on Spotify alone and the band has gone on to win numerous awards, have chart topping singles and toured extensively in North America opening for the likes of Twenty One Pilots, July Talk, Rachel Platten and many more.
In 2016 they signed a publishing deal with Peermusic (the world’s largest independent publisher) and since they they have gone on to have incredible success in the sync world. Their music has ben featured and appeared on MTV’s Catfish, CFL, NHL, Disney Wedding Fashion Show and been used in commercials by Purina, ENMAX, Comcast and many more.
The Royal Foundry have shown no sign of slowing down, with their re- cent album “WAKEUP WAKEUP” garnering two Top 20 singles across Canada and over 1 Million Streams Spotify.