RON SEXSMITH by Kevin Young
While every record Ron Sexsmith has made is a very personal offering,
he describes his latest, Forever Endeavour, as his most personal to
date. “I don’t really know why,” says the acclaimed songwriter, “but I
started writing songs where I was looking back on mistakes I’d made
and about things I maybe didn’t have the distance to address before.”Read more...
SERENA RYDER - Harmony Inside & Out by Stacey Thompson
Medicine comes in many different forms. Depending on the means
of delivery or dosage, sometimes it feels good going down; others, it
hurts like hell. Serena Ryder found her most effective elixir within; for
her, music is medicine.
YOGA FOR MUSICIANS - Part 1: An Introduction by Parvati
If you are tired of fool’s gold not delivering the goods you seek, take
a look instead at a radiant, ancient practice and science of life that
is making strides all over the world. Artists like U2, Sting, Alanis,
Madonna, Maroon 5, Moby, and The Flaming Lips all see the potential
of yoga; why not give it a go?
GET THE GIG! - Sage-Like Advice From Some Keepers Of The Stage by Kristian Partington
Across Canada stretches a chain of grassroots venues on the front lines
of a music business that insists on remaining difficult for the up-andcoming
artist. It’s a business that, with equal fervency, can swallow up
talent in a fury of discouragement or nurture prosperity out into the
wider world. Let us help you with the latter...
LOW & LOUD! - CM’s 2013 Bass Special by Andrew King
We decided to get aggressive with this year’s look at all things low-end
and speak to a slew of players that call fast, raw, and loud bands home.
Our panel goes in-depth on the gear they play, their approaches to
writing, and ultimately, how to cut through the mix and make sure the
low end is loud and proud in their respective projects.