My name is Lauren Babic.
I'm a Canadian musician from Toronto, Canada. I sing, teach, write & record music.
I have a Bachelors of Education degree and I'm an OCT certified teacher.
Music has been in my blood for as long as I can remember. I grew up playing instruments like piano and trumpet. 20 years ago, if you told me I was going to grow up and be a singer, I would have probably laughed and said NO WAY! Singing sort of just...chose me. I was 16, angry, angsty, listening to bands like Underoath, My Chemical Romance, Linkin Park, The Used...and I needed a way to yell at the world. In freshman year of university, I took the plunge. The day I began singing in front of other people was the day I auditioned for my metal band, Red Handed Denial. I've been figuring out this singing thing ever since.
I have many musical outlets. I sing in 2 bands: Red Handed Denial and CrazyEightyEight, and I have many solo endeavors. So far on my musical adventures, I've recorded three albums, two EPs, and two singles with RHD + one album and three EPs with C88. As a solo artist, I've released a pop EP called Silence Is The Only Sound, three cover albums: Covers Vol. 1, 2, and 3, an original song with Riot Games / League of Legends called "Zeri: The Spark of Zaun" ... and dozens of other guest appearances (all of which you can find digitally on all major streaming platforms, oh... and some CDs and vinyl if you're into that). I also try to be active on Youtube where I release a variety of musical content, something that at first I did for fun to practice vocal production and singing, but over time has turned into something much more than I could have ever imagined.
I'm a proud 64audio artist, Sweetwater Affiliate, and endorser of Lewitt Audio studio microphones. I've had the pleasure of working with many incredible brands such as Soundrop, Sennheiser, AKG, sE Electronics, JBL, Love Your Melon, and Hush Blankets.
I've been fortunate enough to work with some very talented artists and producers such as Howard Benson (Producer), Joey Sturgis (Producer), Will Putney (Producer), Herman Li, Jarrod Alonge, Patty Walters (As It Is), Johnny Franck (Bilmuri, The March Ahead, Attack Attack), Lukas Magyar (Veil of Maya), Spencer Sotelo (Periphery), Hinder, Jonathan Young, Lee Albrecht (Producer), Sophie Lloyd, Johnny Hawkins (Nothing More), Ben Bruce (Asking Alexandria), Sam Guaiana (Producer), Chris Turner (Oceans Ate Alaska), Rody Walker (Protest the Hero), Halocene, First to Eleven, Violet Orlandi, Cole Rolland, Mike Kalajian (mastering), Jared Dines, David Michael Frank, Nik Nocturnal, Philip Strand (Normandie), Andrew Baena, Mitchell Rogers (Varials), Falconshield, The Gloom In The Corner, The Wise Man's Fear, and many others.
Without music, I don't know where I would be. Thank you for taking the time to read about my journey. Welcome to the family.