I've idolized a lot of drummers over the decades, but perhaps none moreso than John Blackwell. For me he's always been the most fascinating to watch in terms of his unique flair and nuanced fluidity on [...]
The 'Verses vs Homelessness' show at the John Dutton Theatre June 24-25 was an incredible experience, from the inspirational stories told to the heartfelt musical performances.
You’ve got Nothin’ To Lose and everything to gain from listening to Meghann Wright’s debut LP … soul music with a rock n' roll heart
Steve Albini is an original, a rebel, someone who still rocks the talk
This rich tapestry of spiritualized storytelling shifts from abstract personal musings to compelling narratives, even probing the morass of societal ills that can weigh heavily on a young, empathic, unjaded mind ...
A Labor of Love, Shelter From The Storm features singer-songwriters from Calgary's homeless shelter & rehab facility, aka The Drop-in Center, or "The DI" for short. As a member of the backing band I had the [...]
Shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Mark Sims, an artistic force of nature and impassioned advocate for the plight of the homeless, something he had firsthand experience with as a former [...]
PINE’s self-released debut ‘you bury me’ sets a high bar for ambient, alternative emo rock …
Indie folk-rock artist Amber Edgar's extraordinary, soul-baring debut album 'Good Will Rise' is alt-rock mingled with a raw, deeply emotive songwriting sensibility ...
Originally published on Rokline.com Artist Spotlight: ‘Wear Me Out’ is a trip you won’t soon forget, from Vancouver’s DOWN THE LEES Down The Lees’ latest album ‘Wear Me Out’ is space rock at it’s [...]