ATLAAS is a Winnipeg-based RnB synth-pop act spearheaded by songwriter Heather Thomas. Drawing influences from Jessie Ware, Solange, and 90s pop acts like Mariah Carey, ATLAAS’ forthcoming self-titled EP (Spring 2018) is a collection of love songs without the romance. Thomas says “Every song is a meditation on a different type of love—it explores family, ego, betrayal and heartbreak.”
The group recorded their first studio EP in Winnipeg’s oldest standing studio with producer Paul Yee (Joey Landreth, Slow Spirit). It features Thomas on synth and vocals, Luke Janzen on drums, Charlotte Friesen on electric guitar, Paul Yee on bass, and Eric Roberts on the saxophone.