Monthly Archives: January 2011

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2011 Maple Blues Award Winners

Canadian blues artists from coast-to-coast were well represented at the 14th Annual Maple Blues Awards gala in Toronto last night as a sold-out crowd of blues lovers gathered to celebrate Canadian Blues at Koerner Hall. Ottawa’s Monkey Junk took the ...
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Jay Aymar – Passing Through

It starts with the voice. It always does. That’s the curse/blessing of the singer-songwriter: the voice has to have a quality that quickly captures your love, earns your trust, and opens your mind enough to absorb the more complex and ...
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David Baxter’s Patina

“Patina” may be an unusual title for a second album, but it’s an appropriate one for David Baxter’s sophomore release. Having spent more than 30 years in the music business before releasing his debut (2009’s CFMA-nominated “Day & Age”), Baxter ...
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Kim Wempe – Painting With Tides

You learn a lot about a performer by taking a quick look through their website. It provides a snapshot of what they’re all about – or it should. Coinciding with the theme of her full-length debut, Painting With Tides, kimwempe.com ...