Spookey Ruben Vaughan Pizzafest 2016

“Spookey Ruben’s debut album…broke through the fog like a radiant sunbeam of pop excitement” – OWEN PALLETT

Highly regarded as a pioneer in the 90s Alternative music scene, Spookey Ruben’s successes began with many of his self-directed music videos making it into high rotation on MuchMusic and MTV. ‘Modes of Transportation Vol. 1′ (TVT Records) Spookey’s home-spun-playing-all-instruments debut album shot to the top of music critics top ten lists catapulting him into intergalactic stardom.

“Pop Fantasia Genius” – MOJO MAGAZINE

His enthralling live performances both w/ band and solo-acoustic have taken him around the world (USA, Europe and Japan) sharing the stage with likes of The Flaming Lips, Supergrass and Ben Folds.

“If you wanted to be creative and daring…Spookey was the only role model in town” – CHILLY GONZALES

With the launch of ‘Spookey Ruben’s Dizzy Playground’ (Divine Cardboard/Hi-Hat Films) a series of short films which have aired on AUX TV and Bite Television. Spookey has created a special place for him to stretch his imagination with music, humour and fantasy. Guest starring in his shorts are notable musicians such as Feist, John McEntire (Tortoise/The Sea and Cake), Ariel Pink, Maylee Todd, Voivod, Melissa Auf Der Maur (Hole, Smashing Pumpkins). His newest album ‘Welsh Rarebits’ (Hi-Hat/Sonic Unyon) was just released in conjunction with a successful North American Tour in June 2014.