Sep 16, 2023
Crash the Time Machine The Odds 7th album has been released. The basic Odds lineup of Craig Northey, Pat Steward, Murray Atkinson and Doug Elliott are joined by the 5th Odd – Steven Page.
This is songwriting at a very high level, then taken even higher by players who are truly gifted.
I’m so glad that these guys...
Sep 9, 2023
The Sept 9 Mulligan Stew has a special guest – Ariel Posen.
He’s just achieving liftoff in his career but there's absolutely no denying he has a profile arc heading up.
A session guitarist in Winnipeg (I saw him as the second guitarist in Bros. Landreth. If Ariel is playing beside Joey Landreth and more than...
Sep 2, 2023
We revisit two Canadian icons who join forces and become partners in music.
One is/was Gord Downie. Lead singer and songwriter of The Tragically Hip.
Truly beloved. And hugely missed after losing his fight to cancer but went out in a blaze of songs with The Hip and the last Cross Canada Tour.
The other is Bob Rock....
Aug 26, 2023
Bumped into Russell Broom at EFMF. We talked
Art Bergmann and his next album.
What brings you here? Says I
Playing with Jill Barber. Says Russ
And that’s how Jill and I ended up sharing a freshly poured Big Rock and a wonderful interview in the green room.
Jill covers thoughts and emotions on her...
Aug 19, 2023
Robbie Robertson passed away Aug 9, 2023.
We were born a year apart and once we were both making and playing music we crossed paths over the years.
What was special about the relationship was that we talked like two friends who loved the same music and artists.
I was fascinated by his Indigenous roots and he couldn’t...