Polaris Music Prize Long List 2012

Announced ealier today, and I am pretty excited. If memory serves, I’ve never before helped three albums make the list. From the Polaris site http://www.polarismusicprize.ca/article/416/the-2012-polaris-music-prize-long-list-is-here/ “The 2012 Polaris Music Prize Long List is (in alphabetical order): A Tribe Called Red – A Tribe Called Red Marie-Pierre Arthur – Aux alentours Rich Aucoin – We’re All… Continue reading Polaris Music Prize Long List 2012

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Best of Alberta’s 2011 Roots Music Releases

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

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Roots Music Column, June 3 2011- Mark Davis “Eliminate the Toxins” Review

In today’s Red Deer Advocate Roots Music column, I am pleased to advance the local roots happenings and review Mark Davis’s album Eliminate the Toxins. Released Tuesday, this third album from the ex-Old Reliable co-frontman is- as expected- very impressive. As a musician matures, their music must progress. The most accomplished artists frequently undergo their metamorphoses undetected… Continue reading Roots Music Column, June 3 2011- Mark Davis “Eliminate the Toxins” Review

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