What Else Was Donald Listening to in 2020?

What have I been listening to in 2020? Over the next few weeks, I’ll share my favourite roots albums of the year. I thought it interesting, if a bit self-indulgent, in this brutal year when we couldn’t see live music, that I also consider albums I discovered during lockdown and while under restrictions. I listened… Continue reading What Else Was Donald Listening to in 2020?

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Nancy Cassidy- River’s Rising review

Nancy Cassidy River’s Rising NancyCassidyMusic It is hard to write about music: I prove that with every review. Sometimes the right words just don’t come, even when you are attempting to write about a project you quite like. I am fortunate to receive unsolicited CDs in the mail: I know how tight PR budgets are,… Continue reading Nancy Cassidy- River’s Rising review

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The Albums That Shaped Me, August 2018

Over at Fervor Coulee Twitter  I am spending August exploring my music roots with Thirty-Two Albums That Shaped Me/Thirty-One Days Inspired by a summer of sorting (not that you would notice) and tidying (again, obvious only if you knew what it looked like before) I am going to try to explain my music journey in… Continue reading The Albums That Shaped Me, August 2018

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Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Roots & Bluegrass Albums since 2000

I’ve been writing about music since 2000. Naturally, I’ve heard a lot of great music, have written about much of it, and have often put together a list of favourite roots and bluegrass albums of the year. And, I will do the same again this year. For perspective and to sprinkle some flavourful anticipation, here… Continue reading Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Roots & Bluegrass Albums since 2000

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5 Things, November 27, 2010

The Red Deer Advocate newspaper has a regular Saturday feature that has area residents responding to a question or topic- 5 favourite places to hear live music, 5 favourite places for a winter walk… This week I was asked to contribute 5 albums I’ve recently added to my iPod. Being a Luddite, I don’t have… Continue reading 5 Things, November 27, 2010

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Fairly Random Links for today

As we all are, I’ve been quite busy these last weeks. What with watching (too much) Olympic action- after vowing not to watch any, but come on- how can you not watch more skicross or snowboard cross once you see it- and trying to keep up with my real job and life, writing sometimes has to… Continue reading Fairly Random Links for today

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