George Carlin knew the deal. Somehow he knew how the rich control the media and in return - the media control the masses. Disguised as a 'news story' - the real goal is to send patrons to an establishment or buy a product. Anyone who 'helps' - gets free 'meals'. Same thing with music. Buy advertising … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Six Songs You Can’t Say on Televison ( or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Benny Hill ).
The Blues will get ya all the time ! Singer / songwriter and guitarist Anthony Gomes had a revelation at Sam the Record Man in Toronto. The Blues got him and got him bad ... Fast forward to 2017 and The Blues world would not be the same. Combining all elements of The Blues, Anthony … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Anthony Gomes; Giving Back Through Music and Actions ! Part Two.
The Blues will get ya all the time ! Singer / songwriter and guitarist Anthony Gomes had a revelation at Sam the Record Man in Toronto. The Blues got him and got him bad ... Fast forward to 2017 and The Blues world would not be the same. Combining all elements of The Blues, Anthony … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Anthony Gomes; Giving Back Through Music and Actions !
Sarah Slean is keen ... Not only is she excited about her new disc, she is also excited about her new life. Following a period of self-reflection, Sarah has arrived at a couple of conclusions. Discoveries that may - or may not, include the film My Cousin Vinny. Say what? Please listen below as Sarah … Continue reading Rick Keene and Sarah Slean … ‘Metaphysics’
Montrealers - just like The Flintstones ... rock ! Although The Way-Outs are not coming to Montreal - many artists are ! Please listen below to some of the shows, some great tunes and where you can buy tickets ! Ian Janes is opening up for Matt Anderson on March 30th @L'Astral Click … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – ‘Gonna Go Way Out, Way Out ( That’s Where the Fun Is !)
Ian Janes comes from Nova Scotia. His songs? More universal than that. Combining an eclectic range of influences which he received as gifts from his Mom in the house growing up - Ian is on the brink of a brilliant career. Please listen below as Ian explains everything you need to know about his influences, … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Ian Janes; Crafting Songs The East Coast Kinda Way …
The British Invasion was just that. An invasion ! The difference between this invasion and others - primarily music. The other abnormality was the musicians were carrying American music back to America. Strange days indeed . 'Most peculiar Mama ...' The Zombies were one of the British Bands who invaded America. Combining music from … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Chat with a Live Zombie !
Rock n Roll is about rebellion. There is a famous quote by Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones. "If you are going to kick authority in the teeth, you may as well use two feet ..." The modern day 'bad boy of Rock n Roll ain't got nothing on Chuck Berry. Most 'rebellious' musicians gain … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Tribute To Chuck Berry
On St. Patrick's Day , especially in Montreal - it is easy being Green and it's even easier being Steve Hill. The Trois Rivieres and Quatre 'Solo Recordings' native is normally used to the ' it ain't easy being Green ' moniker. Bucking precedent in recent years and pioneering the 'one man band ' genre single … Continue reading Steve Hill Concert Review – Club Soda
Volume three cannot be far off ... Following two very successful solo albums; Steve Hill of Trois Rivieres, Quebec is living a life of renewed interest and respect. Respect is what this guy deserves ... Not too many musicians take the hard way out. Undertaking a solo project is one thing - taking the stage … Continue reading Steve Hill; Hendrix, Guitar Tuning and Volume Three?
Blues guitarist extraordinaire Steve Hill, finally finished his Solo Recordings Volume Two. The disc took two years to make. It was worth the wait! Please listen below as Steve talks about the new album, the old (er) album and the state of the Blues in Quebec. Steve is currently on tour with Matt Anderson and … Continue reading Steve Hill’s Second Volume; Almost perfect …