Tag Archives: rock

Into The Dead South in Southern Alberta

Dirty Country Point camera on the face, on a farm track. Hitch up the cello and start whistling. That’s the opening shot of The Dead South’s fabulously popular video (over 35 million YouTube views in just over a year) of … Continue reading

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What’s in a name? Big Knife/Little Knife playing The Ship & Anchor @sledisland Calgary #YYC #sledisland2016

What’s in a name? Big Knife/Little Knife Big Knife/Little Knife. “It resonates with aggression and precision”, said Kevin Jagernauth (guitar & vocals). “The Little Knife is the melodic part that we try and work into our music that drummer, Denise Williams, … Continue reading

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15 pics from ’15: NixonsCan top #photos from 2015

As the year 2015 approaches its final hours, I selected 15 photos from my portfolio across the past twelve months. The featured images come from Canada, USA, and Peru. You can view here with comments and links to some of my … Continue reading

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Funk folk, soul folk, jazz folk: Saturday at the Calgary Folk Music Festival 2015

Saturday at the Calgary Folk Music Festival Rock is a centre stone (sorry!) of many musical types: there’s jazz rock, funk rock, country rock. Saturday’s performances in Prince’s Island tilted that rock centric perspective. Just a little nudge of acknowledgement … Continue reading

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He doesn’t do happy but he does it really well (review of Steven Wilson gig in Calgary)

Opening scenes: Urban life & Hand. Cannot. Erase Steven Wilson was three songs into the set when a confession was made. More on that in a few moments, but first let’s mention the visual display that figured prominently in the gig: a … Continue reading

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