Category: Music

3 Reasons why I’m STILL talking about JLo and Shakira at Super Bowl LIV

I know everyone and her sister have either lauded or condemned the politically, sexually and culturally charged Super Bowl LIV show, and I’m here to add 3 of my own reasons to the  THAT WAS AWESOME argument. Photo Credit: Kevin…

Best Tools for Music Producers

Whether you are starting from scratch or you are classed as an expert, understanding the next step when it comes to music production is essential. When you see images of other professionals online or in person, you will compare your…

The Yamato Drummers Thunder into Roy Thomson Hall

Before there was music, there was the drum. The percussive sound of two hands clapping, a rock being dropped to the ground or a stick being hit on a tree predated any noted form of music by millennia. Used for…

Aris Wants to Bring a Little More LOVE into Your Music

Music is an important part of most of our lives. It can bring back memories of certain events, time spent with friends, loved ones, and family. Good music gets into your very being and has you moving in an instant…

Olivia Jean at the Horseshoe Tavern

Words and photos by Patrick Bales   The floor in front of the stage at the Horseshoe remained packed after Olivia Jean and her band left the stage on January 22. The faithful chanted “One more song!” as Jean and her bassist…

MIke Gordon’s Winter Tour

Mike Gordon keeps himself very busy when not playing huge venues with his iconic jam band, Phish. A consummate musician, Mike records and tours with his eponymous band in the Phish off-season giving fans the opportunity to hear and see…

Neil Peart, 1952-2020. Farewell to the King.

On August 1, 2015, Rush played their final concert together as a band, completing a career that began in 1971. Even purists will admit that the band’s debut was recognized in mid-1974 when Hamilton-area drummer Neil Peart joined the trio….