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MARK BLANEY – ME AND MY GUITAR

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MARK BLANEY – ME AND MY...

Mark Blaney is a well known and respected figure in Sarnia-Lambton music circles and for good reason.  He started his musical career at the young age of seventeen entertaining in nightclubs throughout Southwestern Ontario.  His stage shows were known for the sense of humour he injected into his performances and his knack for wearing wacky novelty hats.  Moving on from there he was the 1991 winner of the regional CCMA Budding Country Talent Search going on to the national level.  In 1995 he appeared on CFPL London TV’s “Country’s In” where he showcased six of his original songs. Present day, Mark has found his true musical calling in the country/roots style that has become so popular of late.  This makes Mark a man ahead of his time.  On his 2009 CD ‘Just Me and My Guitar’, Mark’s emotion filled songs paint vivid pictures for the listener while his lone acoustic guitar surrounds ...

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GILLIAN WELCH – THE HARROW AND THE HARVEST

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GILLIAN WELCH – THE...

2011 release from the critically adored Americana/Bluegrass singer/songwriter. The Harrow & The Harvest, Gillian's first album in eight years, is an all acoustic affair containing 10 new songs. The album was produced by David Rawlings and recorded at Woodland Sound Studios in Nashville.

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MATTHEW BARBER – MATTHEW BARBER

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MATTHEW BARBER – MATTHEW...

The latest offering from Toronto based singer songwriter is a self titled collection of songs that were recorded over the past winter in his ramshackle basement home studio. By playing all of the instruments as well as handling all of the recording and production duties, this his sixth album is a return to his roots.

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ASHLEY MACISAAC – CROSSOVER

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Crossover is Asheley MacIsaac at his best, playing uplifting footstomping tradtionally rooted tunes, melancholy and soluful tracks to powerful rock jams that sound like they must have been fun to record.

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BLACK LIPS – ARABIA MOUNTAIN

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BLACK LIPS – ARABIA...

The founding fathers of Atlanta's flower punk movement have released their seventh album. This is the frist time that the group have worked with an outside producer, Mark Ronson who is best known for his work with Lilly Allen, Duran Duran and Amy Winehouse

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BLACKIE AND THE RODEO KINGS – KINGS AND QUEENS

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BLACKIE AND THE RODEO KINGS &...

Tom Wilson, Stephen Fearing & Colin Linden formed Blackie And The Rodeo Kings in 1996 as a one off tribute to Willie P. Bennett. In 2011 the group is still going strong and considered to be one of North America's finest roots music bands. This is their seventhCD and for this one they paired up with fourteen of their favorite female singers. The collaborators are Lucinda Williams Sara Watkins Roseanne Cash Amy Helm Cassandra Wilson Patti Scialfa Pam Tillis Janiva Magness Emmylou Harris Mary Margaret O'Hara Holly Cole Exene Cervenka Sam Phillips Serene Ryder

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ROSIE LEDET – COME GET SOME

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ROSIE LEDET – COME GET...

Rosie Ledet has become the act to watch on the zydeco circuit. Brimming with coy sensuality, Rosie's music is fresh and daring, while still retaining its links to its bayou Creole heritage. Rosie has a rare combination of talent, not only in the zydeco world, but in any musical genre. She can write top-notch award winning songs. hand with the best of them on her instrument, and can sing cirlces around her peers. Rosie is among the few zydeco artists who can still sing and write some of theor own material in Creole French.   Rosie and her collaborators on this album take Zydeco by the scruff of the neck and drag it into the 21st century. She has a bunch of ideas and fresh takes on this music bringing in contemporary influences while still satisfying those that want strait ahead Zydeco.

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THE HEAD CAT – FOOL’S PARADISE

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THE HEAD CAT – FOOL&...

Fool's Paradise is a 2006 album recorded by The Head Cat a collaboration between Lemmy of Motorhead, Slim Jim Phantom (of The Stray Cats), and Danny B. Harvey. It features covers of mostly classic 1950s songs. This 2011 limited edition re-issue also contains a bonus DVD.

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YES – FLY FROM HERE

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YES – FLY FROM HERE

Grammy Award winners YES, one of the most influential and ground-breaking progressive rock ‘n’ roll bands are back with their first all original new album in 10 years. As a dominant force for more than four decades, YES has sold more than 33 million albums worldwide. Their symphonic use of sound and innovative musical style has made each of the group’s players virtuosos in their own right. “Fly From Here” encompasses YES’ signature brand of mysticism and grand-scale compositions. Maintaining a complex, symphonic sound that features the beautiful harmonies and strong heavy riffs they are known for. “Fly From Here” sees YES teaming up again with legendary, 2-time Grammy Award winning producer, Trevor Horn (Buggles, Tina Turner, Pet Shop Boys, Paul MCCartney, Simple Minds etc). Horn also collaborated with the songwriting and brought in the sessions his former Buggles and Yes partner Geoff Downes (of Asia) on keyboards, thus recreating the ...

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INCUBUS – IF NOT NOW, WHEN?

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INCUBUS – IF NOT NOW,...

Incubus’ extraordinary career has spanned over a decade. It includes six studio albums which have spawned a total of thirteen top 10 rock hits and four #1 chart topping singles. The band has sold over 10 million albums in the US alone. Their last studio album, 2006’s Light Grenades debuted in the Top 20 on the Canadian Nielsen Top 200 Albums chart. Incubus has played hundreds of sold out shows on five continents. The new album If Not Now, When? has already spawned a Top 20 Rock hit with lead single “Adolescents”, followed by format crossing single “Promises, Promises”. The album will be released worldwide on July 12th with a National Amphitheater tour to follow shortly. Hailing from Calabassas, California, Brandon Boyd, Mike Einziger and Jose Pasillas formed Incubus in 1991 while they were in high school with Chris Kilmore joining in 1998 and Ben Kenney joining in 2003. The band’s ...

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