2014 in review: my musical hits and misses

It’s time for the music addict’s 2014 year end review, covering my personal hits and misses from the music world. 2014 was also a banner year for this blog, with more visitors than ever, and a new Facebook page linked to it. Thank you all for visiting and reading, I appreciate it tremendously.   HITS…

Music for Remembrance Day

Today is a day of remembrance in Canada as we celebrate Remembrance Day to honour the fallen soldiers who served this country (in the UK it is known as Armistice Day and Veterans Day in the US). It is celebrated on November 11th to commemorate the end of combat in the first World War (armistice…

Album Review: The Lazys

The Lazys already have a few releases under their belt back in their native Australia, but now they’re releasing their first “international” album, which contains a couple of previously released tracks along with new material. Following a well received showcase at Canadian Music Week back in May, the band made a lot of connections in…

An interview with Colin MacDonald of The Trews

(This interview was originally done for Montreal Rampage) Ahead of their Fall 2014 Canadian Tour, I had the opportunity to chat with The Trews’ frontman Colin MacDonald about their new album, the tour and more. MontrealRampage: What’s been going on with The Trews lately? Colin MacDonald: We put out a new record in April, and…

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Interview with Brett Emmons of The Glorious Sons

(This interview was originally published on Montreal Rampage) I recently had a chance to talk to Brett Emmons, lead singer of The Glorious Sons, about their newly released first album, rock ‘n roll and their current tour supporting Airbourne. Music Addict: Hi Brett! Can you start by telling us how the band started? Brett Emmons:…