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.
Like a small bird fallen from its nest, with every song, Lenore seems to fly off in another artistic direction.
Quiet Celtic music with a soupçon of New Age romance and American jazz energy... and Shawn Prescott Hausler's lovely voice.
If a Mulligan stew of Western folk music styles were made, Josh Lederman y Los Diablos would be in the thick of it.
BluesSmyth — it's like hearing your favourite bar band finally get good enough that you don't need three beers to appreciate them.
On his debut CD, Canadian Pat Johnson has given his work a certain polish that helps the songs along.
After releasing wonderful, quirky independent records for well over fifteen years, Blue should by now be an American icon.
Appealing to a broad audience, youthful newcomer J. C. Andersen may just become the next rising star in American country music.
Saxman Gene Hardy blows away the mists of time and brings the Fifties back in this refreshing blast from the past.
Session bluesman Johnny Jones breaks out and shows his stuff, and the sound is hot enough to rock the house!
Colcannon delights with two contemporary Irish tales spoken by Mick Bolger over a bed of spirited traditional and original tunes.