To make it in this business – bands must have that ‘thing’.
Any experienced DJ will tell you, all it takes is a three minute listen to separate the ‘men’ from ‘the boys’.
The ‘it’ in question is many times not explainable. A unique sound, voice or chemistry. It is basically magic. A wondrous thing found at Hogwarts.
Please listen below to my chat with Chris Petterson about his band Arcaydium.
Listen to Montreal’s new magic act!
Chris? What’s up?
Once a Montrealer – always a Montrealer …
Elizabeth Shepherd is a traveler. Physically and spiritually. Searching for new within herself and within the world of music.
Her latest release brings her back to Montreal to discover things that were always under her nose. In the album Montreal – Shepherd brings the listener on a trip through her hometown.
Please listen below to my chat with Elizabeth.
Music never sleeps …
Aside from the big name events taking place such as Osheaga, the Montreal International Jazz Festival and Tremblant Blues Festival – there are concerts, cd launches and Festivals taking place everywhere …
Such as …
August 25 – Willows (By Geneviève Toupin) – release date (Roads)
August 26 – Willows – Launch Glass Bottle
September 9 – Megan Bonnell – Out album (Hunt and Chase)
September 12 – The Block Party MRCY
September 30 – Elizabeth Shepherd – album release (The Signal)
September 30 – MO Kenney – release date (In My Dreams)
Oct. 17th – 20th
Some new tracks and more info on what is happening on Rick Keene Music Scene this week …
Later this week …
My interview with Don Felder of The Eagles. Co -writer of Hotel California