We were lucky enough to stop by Daniel Lanois ‘Sonic Temple’ recording studio to gain some insight into how he prepares for a cross-Canada tour, some of his favourite music/bands, and his fond memories of growing up around the Waterloo Region.
Once a folk duo, always a folk duo? Whitehorse says no.
Musical married couple Melissa McClelland and Luke Doucet insist their relationship started out professionally, according to an article in The National Post. Melissa was hoping Luke would produce her album, and he ended up producing three of them before the pair put their solo music careers on hold and became Whitehorse in 2010.
American Songwriter writer Hal Horowitz says the couple “have been traveling an impossible-to-pigeonhole style since their 2011 debut EP.” With Panther in the Dollhouse, the differences from McClelland and Doucet’s previous albums include a band and a deeper dive into the lives of the fictional characters on their latest album.
Candy That’s Good For You: Brain Candy
Brain Candy Live is the type of science class they can’t do in school. Why? Because they don’t have a huge stage, loads of fancy and everyday equipment, and a 2,000-seat auditorium full of unsuspecting guinea pigs, um, we mean engaging people.
Brain Candy Live is the brain child of former MythBusters host Adam Savage, Vsauce creator and host Michael Stevens, and director Michael Weber.
Led Zeppelin disbanded in 1980, upon the death of drummer John “Bonzo” Bonham. In his post for the LA Music Blog, reviewer Anthony Marks writes, “Sad as it is, Jimmy Page and Robert plant decided that Bonham was important enough to the group’s sound that they could never recreate the same vibe or momentum. I appreciate that.”