Episode #7: Scott Nolan

download .mp3 Scott Nolan has forged a career as a rootsy, rockin’ singer/songwriter and bandleader. He released a string of increasingly interesting and acclaimed albums, culminating with an album called Silverhill, which was recorded with American roots supergroup Willie Sugarcapps in 2015. Scott’s highest-profile successes though have come through other artists. He toured for a……

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Episode #6: Joey Serlin (Serlin Greaves/The Watchmen)

download .mp3 Joey Serlin is probably best known as a founding member, songwriter, guitarist, and singer for hugely successful Canadian rock band The Watchmen. The band was formed in Winnipeg in the late 80s, building a loyal and passionate fanbase through their well-crafted, memorable songs and high-energy live show. They were staples on stages across……

Episode #5: Ben de la Cour

Ben de la Cour (www.bendelacour.com) has had an interesting life, to say the least. His official bio says, “After playing New York City dives like CBGBs with his brother a decade before he could legally drink, he had already stuffed himself into a bottle of bourbon and pulled the cork in tight over his head……

Episode #4: Nicky Mehta (of The Wailin’ Jennys)

Nicky Mehta (www.nickymehta.ca) is best known as a founding member of The Wailin’ Jennys (www.thewailinjennys.com), a highly-acclaimed and hugely successful singer/songwriter trio formed in Winnipeg in 2002, but she’s much more than that. From her official bio, “Singer-songwriter. Mentor to at-risk youth. Wailin’ Jenny. Mental health advocate. Canadian. JUNO winner. Mother of twins. International touring artist. Biracial. Children’s book author. Mental……

Episode #3: Colin Linden

download .mp3 Colin Linden (www.colinlinden.com) has played guitar alongside Willie P Bennett, Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris, Robert Plant, Bruce Cockburn, and countless others. He’s also 1/3 of roots rockin’ supergroup Blackie and the Rodeo Kings (www.blackieandtherodeokings.com). Colin has also released 12 or so highly acclaimed albums of his own and is preparing for the release……

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Episode #2: Chris Bottomley

download .mp3 Chris Bottomley is a fabulous bass player, singer, and songwriter. He’s released albums on his own as well as with the collective known as Brainfudge. His diverse style incorporates elements of jazz, funk, reggae, and rock ‘n’ roll. In the mid-1980s Chris and his brother John Bottomley came to prominence with their band……

Episode #1: Leeroy Stagger

download .mp3   For our very first episode, we’re pleased to feature a conversation with Leeroy Stagger (leeroystagger.com) Leeroy is a singer/songwriter/producer from Victoria, B.C. He’s released 11 or so albums and toured North America and Europe extensively. He’s also very open about his struggles with his mental health and provides some great insight into……