May / June 2018 Contents

Three Days Grace
Are Outsiders & They Like It That Way
By Michael Raine

Three Days Grace started their career in a music market that was happy to embrace a band of emotional hard rockers. Now, they’re considered outsiders – and they’re just fine with that.

Break Through Your Mental Blocks
Tips to Inspire Creativity & Productivity
By Mike Schwartz

A host of tips to keep you on your A game, whether you’re writing new songs, readying for a tour, or generally just looking to spur new ideas and feel good doing it.

A Post-Mortem of Montreal’s Indie Rock Boom
By Adam Kovac

If 1991 was the year punk broke, 2004 was the year indie shattered. A decade-and-a-half later, we’re looking back on the Montreal scene that spawned so much great music.

The Young Guns
Canadian Musician’s 2018 Guitar Special By Andrew King

We’ve rounded up a diverse cast of Canadian guitarists with two key things in common: all are talented, in-demand musicians and all are 30 years old or under.

Road Test

New studio tools from Radial Engineering, Warm Audio’s WA-14 studio mic & the JST Dynamics plug-in bundle from Joey Sturgis Tones.

Indie Insider

Riley Bell on Recording Daniel Caesar’s Freudian


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Guitar - Jeff Gunn
Keyboards - Hannah Barstow
Bass - Carson Webber
Percussion - Stephane Chamberland
Woodwinds - Gordon Hyland
Brass - Paul Baron
Digital Music - Mar Meredith
Vocals - Micah Barnes
Writing - Stephanie Blondal Johnson
Recording - Adam Fair
Live Sound - Maxime Brunet
Business - Lindsay Bailey & Melissa Arseniuk

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