What it means to us: The RPM Challenge

By:Philip Barton February for many Newfoundland and Labradorians remains just another dull haze of snow squalls and time to file taxes. For local music fans, it has a different meaning. For them, it means strange sounds, spurs of creativity and a collection of projects to devour with freinds. The rpm challenge represents a profoundly significant…

Ian Foster and Nancy Hynes Are Spreading Some Christmas Cheer

With all the negativity that this time of year brings, there are some things that make this season special, one of those things is music. Nothing is better than watching a ten-year-old boy butcher “Jingle Bells” in a Christmas pageant or watching a family member try to drunkenly belt out “Run, Run Rudolph”. Musical couple Ian Foster and Nancy Hynes are hoping to brighten your holidays in the same way with their new album “A Week in December” releasing November 23rd.

Full Of Pride: An Interview With Eddie Coffey

Eddie Coffey started his career in the 1970s playing old Newfoundland standards with his coffee mate Dusty Bulmer, playing local churches, BBQ’s, and other get-togethers. Most of you will know him for his hit ‘Grey Foggy Day’, a song he wrote about the hardships many fishermen where going through, with the closing down of commercial fishing in Newfoundland in 1993.He has released 13 albums and performed for NASA and even did a tour for army veterans.

An interview with Dora’s Liam Peacock

In the grand tradition of Boston and The Foo Fighters Liam Peacock’s band Dora started as a solo studio project, but slowly a band formed to perform the music live. Through his magnificent songwriting, he has captivated audience’s and capture their collective imagination. We caught up with him to disscuss his new album “The Sound Inside The Room”.

Selling You: How To Be A Professional Musician

As musician’s many of us wonder why careers are not going the way we want them to, why we don’t have a million dollars, why we don’t drive sports cars; we find ourselves spending most of our days pulling out our hair wondering why nobody is noticing our music? It could be any number of things from your look, you’re playing ability, even your location; most times its never as simple as you suck. I have comprised a list of techniques that might not make you a superstar but it might get you steady work.