The Creative Commonwealth Of
By Kevin Young
– a double-album divided
into four "suites," each composed by a different member –
is a departure for Sloan. But while the process of writing
and recording it wasn’t all that different from that they
usually employ, their typical approach is rather unique
in its own right.
The Incredulous & Accepting
By Michael Raine
Mac DeMarco has said in the past that he’s not a
perfectionist, and yet something about his understated
and relatable songs, combined with his notoriously
rowdy and goofy live shows, has connected with fans
and critics alike.
On The Ride Of Her Dreams
By Jessica Mees
Doing international press, travelling the world, and
performing to sold-out crowds were never things the
silk-voiced Mo Kenney believed she’d be doing –
especially by the age of 23. It’s understandable, then,
that the attention she has garnered has taken this softspoken
but witty and confident Canadian songwriter
for quite the ride.
A Place To Call Your Own
Canadian Musician’s 2014 Home Recording
By Andrew Seale
We speak with members of The New Pornographers,
Electric Youth, In-Flight Safety, and Teenage Kicks about
having their own space to record and the benefits it
brings to their workflow, creativity, and craft.
Canadian Musician’s 2014 Bass Guitar
By Ryan Shuvera
Five premier players – including Jesse Keeler of Death
From Above 1979, Dallas Wehrle of Constantines, Jeremy
Page of Mother Mother, Brendan Berg of Royal Canoe,
and Matt Campbell of Alert The Medic – discuss their
styles, latest happenings, and of course, the instrument
that unites them all in our annual focus on all-things bass.