Although recently formed in 2000, the associates from the Brothers Cosmoline played an intrinsic component in the Toronto music picture for quite some time. Bassist John Switzer provides produced numerous performers, including Jane Siberry. In 2001, the group inserted the studio room to record its initial album, Music of Function and Independence, on Bobby Dazzler Information. The record was nominated for the 2002 Juno Prize for Best Root base/Traditional Record or Group. The Brothers Cosmoline also have performed on the North By Northeast (NXNE) music display and Canadian Music Week. Their design is a variety of nation and pop, frequently cited being a combination between Dire Straits and Merle Haggard. The music group in addition has been recognized to perform in a normal design, around one mike.