A Beginning

Week 1 of recording Low Country Hill #2 (still looking in baby name books for a title). Dave and Wayne at the controls opting for a rocking chair and a creaky arm chair instead of fancy leather office chairs. A…

L'Arche Hamilton Creative Hands Studio 2017

I'm very happy to be a friend of the L'Arche Hamilton community and glad to be a part of their upcoming fundraiser for Creative Hands studio. I'm a lucky guy to have meaningful work in which I co-create musically with…

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End of The Campaign (Thank you!)

Ahem...ahem 

The Low Country Hill new EP crowdfunding campaign has officially ended. Thank you to all of the 47 backers who helped achieve 44% of my goal. That's over $3500 to help make my new record. Your solidarity and…

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Two Days Left

Close to the finish line in the Low Country Hill new EP campaign. Two days left to pre-order the record. I'd be grateful for your support (see link below).  Thank you to 38 backers who've helped achieve 39% of my…

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Two Weeks Left in Crowdfunding Campaign

Two weeks to go in the new Low Country Hill EP campaign. Thus far, 25 backers have helped achieve 28% of my goal. Thank you! Fingers crossed that we'll see a dramatic finish down the stretch. 

Consider pre-ordering the…

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Halfway Point

Halfway point of the Low Country Hill new EP crowd funding campaign. 15 backers and 22% of my goal realized thus far. Thanks for your generosity and support!  Please consider being part of this adventure by pre-ordering the record here: …

JOHNNY CASH AND OLD CEDAR

Writing for the new record has its healthy share of second guessing and over-editing (over-thinking!) at the early stages. "Fire the editor," says my poet friend John Terpstra. Advice I take to heart. 

Good timing to have finished reading Robert…

A Western Family Odyssey - a little bit of music thrown in

Creative packing required for the family trip/flight out to western Canada. Packing list included gear for urban exploration as well as camping equipment for our adventures in the mountains and on the coast. Hiking boots, Vans, and sandals for one…

Eastern Ontario mini-tour notes

Thank you Musiikki Café and The Branch Restaurant and Texas Grill for booking me in again. Modest gatherings to be sure, but felt the connection with folks who stuck around to listen. 

Road trip notes... 

After setting up…

Guelph Roots

Thank you Arthur and crew for a lovely eve at Red Brick Cafe in Guelph on Friday. If the air conditioner hadn't been blasting outside, I would have been very tempted to uproot from my indoor set-up to your beautiful…

A Little Bit of Universe Alignment

A little universe alignment for two friends. 

Without scheming or calculation, Pete and Paul played gigs on the same night in the same town, a block away from each other. The proximity made for some welcome party crashing. Pete…