For four decades, Bob has written commentary and reviewed music, painting, film, theatre, and other arts for local, regional, and national Canadian media. Since 1996, he’s written Sound Bytes music reviews online. A working artist in a variety of forms and media, Bob’s latest album with Poem de Terre is War & Love (July 1, 2006). With broad knowledge of the arts, Bob often takes an off-centre, quirky view, offering new insights to an artist's work.
Guilt, passion, revenge, dismembered bodies, omnipresent pools of blood, grotesque characters, and vast panoramas of heavenly battle across our world.
This album rocks out with all the heart and soul this music was meant to deliver - great rhythm & blues.
Especially interesting are the vintage film clips at the end and the full-length NFB documentary on Paul Anka filmed in 1960.
Cranked up loud, these fifteen songs are filled with energy that may make it impossible for you to not get up and dance.
Featuring ten live performances by two of America's most influential soul and R&B artists, this release combines pure nostalgia with the power of great performances.
The first all-girl group ever to score a number one record, the Shirelles defined the "girl-group" genre, becoming the template for all who followed.
Featuring thirteen live concert recordings, this release is worth owning for the music alone, and the silly, quirky bonus segments do make for fun viewing.
Bobby Vee's live performance is energetic and well-performed and the songs retain the sound of the original hit recordings.
Charles Mingus has discovered the heart of America and set it to music that transcends time and space.
Twitch City has become a cult favourite in several nations, most notably in Australia, where it became a smash hit.