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Album Review: Pistol George Warren - Mindemoya

Posted by Matt Moskal | Thursday, May 31, 2012 @ 8:00am

When a stranger brags, "I'm in a rock band," you can imagine their sound. Self-proclaimed rockers haven't had much allure this decade. They've become the excitable inappropriate uncles of the music industry. Sudbury, Ontario's Pistol George Warren are not rockers. But they have walked a mile in their shoes. The group play a raw and soulful combination of blues, country and the rock 'n' roll prototype. In the past, they made a point of playing every Northern Ontario bar possible. Subsequently, Pistol George Warren have a sagaciously seasoned dynamic. Their debut album, Back to the North Country, graciously walked the line between country and rock 'n' roll. Since its 2011 release, PGW have expanded their operation and tested its durability. On Mindemoya, they sound stronger than ever.

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Interview: Soulful Canadian singer/songwriter Emma-Lee

Posted by Paul Little | Saturday, April 21, 2012 @ 2:29am

Emma-Lee has a voice that has to be heard to be believed. Seriously. Her voice is phenomenal. While there are plenty of artists, Canadian and otherwise, who can write well-crafted songs, there are very few who can combine that with a range and tone like Emma-Lee's. (For proof of this, look no further than her latest album's closing song, "I Could Live With Dying Tonight", which is simultaneously deep and sparse, and is as strong vocally as anything you're likely to hear all year.)

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Folk Fest Interview: Rosalyn and Vanessa of Winnipeg country-roots band Oh My Darling

Posted by Paul Little | Friday, July 8, 2011 @ 9:33pm

Unfortunately, as we alluded to yesterday, there won't be any big posts for the next couple days from the Winnipeg Folk Festival, as the exhaustion (and let's face it, fun) of camping is taking up a lot of our time over the weekend. However, that doesn't mean there won't be a bunch of content! Besides our frequent tweeting (@showbizmonkeys), we've got lots of interviews to come, and our first one is up right here right now.

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