Avia Gardner

Real Name:
Mitchell Akiyama, Jenna Robertson
Avia Gardner was born before either of its members were. She is a persona teased out of a photograph, a story that has been given a voice. Jenna Robertson and Mitchell Akiyama first brought Avia to life on intr_version records’ compilation Saturday Morning Empires. “Urban Gravity” set Robertson’s delicate voice and subtle lyrics against a backdrop of fractured strings, guitar and other acoustic instruments giving a premonition of ethereal and beautiful things to come. Their songs marry the lyricism of Múm with the jagged beauty of Fennesz and My Bloody Valentine.
Jenna Robertson is an accomplished vocalist and musician with a background in choral music. She is a member of the award winning small chamber choir Concerto Della Donna. She has also worked with Désormais and Joshua Treble.
Mitchell Akiyama is a musician and multi-disciplinary artist. He has recorded for labels such as Sub Rosa, Raster-Noton and Substractif and is a member of the group Désormais.


INTR 015 Avia Gardner - More Than Tongue Can Tell album art Avia Gardner More Than Tongue Can Tell(CD, Album) Intr_version Records INTR 015 Canada 2005 Sell This Version
INTR018, intr 018 Avia Gardner - Mill Farm album art Avia Gardner Mill Farm(CD, Album) Intr_version Records, Intr_version Records INTR018, intr 018 Canada 2006 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

etr#15 Avia Gardner - 2006 Tour Split album art Avia Gardner / Mitchell Akiyama Avia Gardner / Mitchell Akiyama - 2006 Tour Split Eat This Records, Intr_version Records etr#15 Netherlands 2006 Sell This Version