Last year, there was a duel at L’Astral Theater on Ste. Catherine St. East. A venue on the cusp of downtown Montreal. In the right corner, wearing a brown top and jeans – Dawn Tyler Watson. A woman who posesses the voice of an angel. Vocal chords blessed from deep within … On the left,… Read More Thrill Me Up; Dawn Tyler Watson and Paul Deslauriers both Nominated for A Maple Blues Award!
S.U.N. (SOMETHING UNTO NOTHING) have signed a deal with record company Robo Records (a division of Waterfront Ent. Group), distributed through Fontana / Universal Music Distribution and home to such illustrious artists as John Waite, The Bangles, Brian Ray, Orianthi and Mickey Dolenz. S.U.N.’s first single “I’m The One” is impacting radio throughout October, 2012…with… Read More S.U.N ( SOMETHING UNTO NOTHING )
Remember the band – The Pinups? A Montreal group which did the nightclub circuit in the late seventies – early eighties? Clubs such as the Maples, the Moustache and the Pioneer evolving into the band members’ second homes. In that band was a female bass player who went on to become a Juno award winner and… Read More Sass Jordan; Transplanted Montreal Girl Does Good – Part One
Suddenly – it was 1988. Just like that, Colin James transported a mostly middle-aged audience to the days when mortgages were something their parents understood … It was as effortless for the current British Columbian native as his guitar playing. Times may have changed yet James remains the same – physically and musically. ” It’s… Read More Colin James in Concert
Two ladies – two cd launches … Brie Nielson and her Othermen performed before a packed house at La Salla Rossa in support of Brie’s first full length disc; Picture Show. It was a phenomenal success and afterward – a happy and somewhat overwhelmed Nielson danced the wee hours away with friends and fans. A… Read More Brie Nielson and Cecile Doo- Kinogue in Concert
Right off the bat – any preconceived ideas about Jackson X wanting to knock Justin Bieber off his perch as Canada’s and the world’s number one young male singer are unwarranted. ” I love what he does and I have a lot of respect for him.” Says Jackson X from his home in Oshawa. ”… Read More Jackson with a Capital X
Colin James is … Colin James. Older, maybe a bit wiser. He remains – a great blues guitarist. He remains – Canada’s great blues guitarist. His latest album is a pleasure to listen to. There are some discs ( face it – most discs) which contain great tracks along with annoying ones thrown Into the… Read More Cd Review – Colin James; Fifteen