Blues wonder Philip Sayce releases Scorched Earth

Jon Bon Jovi was stunned when he first heard Philip Sayce play guitar alongside Melissa Etheridge at the 2007 Grammy Awards. After the performance, Bon Jovi told the audience, “I want to give a special nod to Philip, who I immediately opened the program and said ‘Who the fuck is that guitar player?’ Pretty fabulous […]

The Family Album: A labour of love for Jill and Matthew Barber

It was only a matter of time. After 12 years of working on their individual solo careers, Canadian singer-writer siblings Matthew and Jill Barber have just released their first joint project, The Family Album. “We always thought eventually some day we would collaborate because we’re good friends as well as siblings, and because we really […]

Canadian Bluesman Matt Andersen is an Honest Man

  “I can’t remember where we played last night.” says Matt Andersen, who is travelling by bus to the next date on his tour as we speak. He suddenly remembers,” We played Fall River, Massachusetts. We’re on our way into Boston and then off to Quebec City.” Canadian singer-songwriter Matt Andersen was born and raised […]

Donovan Woods’ new album: songwriting at its finest

“I love them all, they’re all sweet. They’re all just sweet guys”, says Canadian singer-songwriter Donovan Woods of the songs on his new album Hard Settle, Ain’t Troubled. The album has already received wide acclaim: The Globe and Mail describes it as “a gentle, honest collection of melancholic observations and hushed tunefulness.” From front to back, Hard […]

Blues sensation Steve Hill finds his true voice

Steve Hill is a guitar virtuoso and one of the top stars on the Canadian blues scene. What makes him unique is his ability to simultaneously sing and play guitar, bass and drums. He is an exceptionally skilled, raw and gritty blues incarnation of the one-man band. Steve Hill began his one-man odyssey with Solo […]