Montreal En Lumiere – Kim Churchill; From ‘Down Under’ To The Top of Montrealer’s Hearts

Kim Churchill scrapped his last album and rewrote it in just a week. Judging by the performance of those songs at Club Soda Friday night; this review most indefinably must be rewritten. A world traveler, a man with his ear to the ground and a window to the world’s soul. Churchill ( from Australia) lays… Read More Montreal En Lumiere – Kim Churchill; From ‘Down Under’ To The Top of Montrealer’s Hearts

Rick Keene Music Scene – Myles Goodwyn Has The Blues and That’s a Good Thing! Part One and Two

 April Wine are forever etched in the consciences of Canadian music fans. When original bassist Jim Henman asked  his former band-mate from Woody’s Termites to join April Wine; everything changed. For the better. What followed was one of the great success stories for a Canadian band. Hit after hit turned into one of the best… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Myles Goodwyn Has The Blues and That’s a Good Thing! Part One and Two

Rick Keene Music Scene – Myles Goodwyn Has The Blues and That’s a Good Thing! Part One.

  April Wine are forever etched in the consciences of Canadian music fans. When original bassist Jim Henman asked  his former band-mate from Woody’s Termites to join April Wine; everything changed. For the better. What followed was one of the great success stories for a Canadian band. Hit after hit turned into one of the… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Myles Goodwyn Has The Blues and That’s a Good Thing! Part One.

Rick Keene Music Scene – Emma Frank Recruits Top Musicians for Her New Disc; Ocean Av.

Emma Frank came and went … The Bostonian -turned-Montrealer-turned New Yorker was a rose in Montreal’s flower garden the brief time she lived here. One of those voices that could place an infant to sleep or raise the hairs on the back of Nina Simone’s neck. Emma has turned her career towards the Big Apple… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Emma Frank Recruits Top Musicians for Her New Disc; Ocean Av.

Rick Keene Music Scene – Kim Churchill; Sometimes Change Requires Change

Australian Kim Churchill tossed his sophomore album into the trash. One man’s treasure is – another man’s junk. Pressure sometimes causes panic and that is not a great thing when it comes to art. Thinking is not great for the soul. Singer,  songwriter and surfer  Kim Churchill is coming to Montreal on the heels of… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Kim Churchill; Sometimes Change Requires Change

Rick Keene Music Scene – Former April Wine Guitarist Joins Forces to Shine on New Disc !

Gary Moffet is a man of few words. He lets his feelings take over within music. This way of thinking helped propel April Wine to new heights during the band’s most commercially successful period from the mid seventies until the early eighties. Moffet was the principle arranger on the songs from Nature of the Beast.… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Former April Wine Guitarist Joins Forces to Shine on New Disc !

Rick Keene Music Scene Concert Review; John Carpenter Goes All Christine on Montreal !

  What comes first? The chicken or the film score? Which inspires which? Does the music push the story line onto a different path or does the plot dictate the creativity within the music? Last evening at MTelus in Montreal, it was difficult to figure that out. John Carpenter, the director of such legendary films… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene Concert Review; John Carpenter Goes All Christine on Montreal !