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?
In today’s Red Deer Advocate I reviewed the recent Guy Clark tribute, This One’s For Him. I’ll post that in a few weeks, but for now here is the overview of Alberta releases that ran a couple weeks back. ************** Wonderful roots music came out of our province this past year, and today I take… Continue reading Best of Alberta’s 2011 Roots Music Releases
In my Roots Music column in today’s Red Deer Advocate, I advance the local roots events and feautre two fresh releases by Canadian artists. Joe Vickers has released a wonderful little album detailing the coal mining and pioneer heritage of the Drumheller Valley while Saskatoon’s The Deep Dark Woods have produced a new album that extends their streak… Continue reading Roots Music column, August 19- Joe Vickers & The Deep Dark Woods