Spotlight On: The Talking Tears

Today we’re throwing the spotlight on The Talking Tears, a one-man indie rock band by Jack Zenith out of Madison Wisconsin who’s latest release Eargasm hit the Bandcamp shelves on May 27th, 2022 (streaming everywhere else on June 1st). We get into their musical influences, which producer they really want to work with, the inspiration behind the album and a key phrase they keep in … Continue reading Spotlight On: The Talking Tears

Crooked Forest Interview: Bridge Magazine

I have a brand new interview up with the fine folks at Bridge Magazine. Check it out below! Afterwards, if you missed it, I recently released a brand new track called “Blister” which you can only stream here on my website. You can check that out over here: And Wayback Wednesday has made a triumphant return today with our first cover song selection of 2022 … Continue reading Crooked Forest Interview: Bridge Magazine

Spotlight On: Dawn Cadence

Right of the release of her debut single “!Warning Signs!” I got a chance to pick the brain of Montreal-based songwriter Dawn Cadence. Self-produced, Dawn’s music transcends genres, a soulful blending of jazz and rock inspired by 80’s pop. We talk about how Dawn put together the track, how she approaches her music and songwriting as a whole and dive into some of the artists … Continue reading Spotlight On: Dawn Cadence

Spotlight On: Halo Vair

This week I posed a few questions over to instrumentalist music producer and head of Toronto-Psychadelic Rock outfit Halo Vair whose upcoming home-recorded EP “Definition” is due out on December 12th 2021. We get into Victor Zohni’s recording rig, the frustrations with home-recording an independent artist like himself encounters, influential artists and some words of advice for those embarking on their own self-produced releases. Listen … Continue reading Spotlight On: Halo Vair

Spotlight On: Päter

This week I’m pleased to introduce you to upcoming singer-songwriter Päter who just recently released their latest single “Obstinate Brain,” which best described as indie pop/rock drama given their unique theatric delivery. While Päter is not new to songwriting having begun writing as a kid, they were inspired to take on a 30-day songwriting challenge when the COVID-19 pandemic hit and began sharing new original … Continue reading Spotlight On: Päter

Interview: Crooked Forest w/ Your Best Life Nashville

Got a chance to chat with the folks at Your Best Life Nashville about some of my new music. Read the interview titled “Keeping It Simple With Crooked Forest” now! Here’s an excerpt from it: Watch the official music video for “Driveway” below. Stream “Wasted Time” on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, Deezer or iTunes Now! Continue reading Interview: Crooked Forest w/ Your Best Life Nashville

Spotlight On: Silas Fury

Got a chance to chat with Menno and Jeremy of Silas Fury recently to talk about their album “Frontier” and the video-concept experience that accompanies it. We get into some stand-out moments from collaborating on the record, their must-haves in the studio for their songwriting process, and then we get a little weird talking about alien lifeforms and other spacey-stuff in this in depth interview.  … Continue reading Spotlight On: Silas Fury

Spotlight On: Ekelle

Today’s featured artist is Toronto-based songwriter Ekelle who blends R&B, Pop and Hip Hop to create her own unique flavour dubbed “Hood Pop.” Most recently Ekelle released “Come Back,” an honest reflection of the uncertainty and pressures presented in 2020 including how it felt to watch the protests promoted by the Black Lives Matter movement after the tragic death of George Floyd. We were able … Continue reading Spotlight On: Ekelle