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CD Review: Thom Swift – The Legend of Roy Black

  Picture sitting around a campfire.  Sitting with a half-dozen of your best friends.  It’s  a beautiful evening.   There are cold drinks.  The fire is crackling.  It looks and sounds kind of like this…   Everyone is having a fantastic time.  Sharing stories. Reminiscing.   Then, one of your friends (the really talented, but kind … Continue reading

Hamilton’s Sarah Beatty’s Maritime tour with Shawn William Clarke makes a stop at The Company House on October 2nd

Like Halifax, Hamilton Ontario is home to some great musical talent.  This past year alone, I have been introduced to the music of Dana Swarbrick, The Dinner Belles, Jordan Haller, Marie Avery, Weekend Riot Club and Toui Manikhouth.  Sarah Beatty is another one of those fine Hamilton-based artists.   Beatty, who is working toward the completion of … Continue reading

CD Review: Jessica Rhaye – Far Gone Lullabies

Ron Sexsmith, Gordie Sampson, Royal Wood, Steve Poltz, Steven MacDougall.  What do all of these names have in common?  Aside from being talented musicians and song-writers, they also contribute to Jessica Rhaye‘s fourth album, Far Gone Lullabies. Even surrounded by such talent, it is definitely Rhaye who shines brightest on this album.  Her voice and songs can … Continue reading

Video of the Week: Kickin’ Krotch – Fearless

Kickin’ Krotch  is an aboriginal rock band based out of Fredericton, New Brunswick.  Formed less than a year ago, the band recently released their debut self-titled album and are preparing for a few shows in New Brunswick later this month.  Kickin’ Krotch play November 22nd at C.I. Lounge in New Maryland, November 23rd at The Cellar in Fredericton and November 30th at Pub … Continue reading

2013 Music New Brunswick Winners Announced

Music New Brunswick announced its 2013 awards on October 20th.  Les Hay Babies won 6 awards while The Motorleague were winners of 5 awards.    Here is a list of all the winners. General categories Anglophone Recording: The Motorleague – Acknowledge, Acknowledge Francophone Recording: Les Hay Babies – Le Folio EP Anglophone Group Recording: The … Continue reading

Bloody Diamonds Newfoundland Tour (October 2013)

Halifax rock metal band Bloody Diamonds head back to Newfoundland for six shows in five days this October, making stops in Stephenville, Corner Brook and St. John’s (including an in-store performance at Fred’s Records).  The band also has some Maritime dates lined up for fans in Sackville (Oct. 4), Charlottetown (Oct. 5), Halifax (Oct. 25) and Saint John (Nov. 2).  Check … Continue reading