Sarah Pillow is an incredible artist. A delight for the ears, but more, a grand pleasure for the soul. She’s in a class by herself.
Posts by A-J Charron:
Being naÃ¯ve can both hurt and help you. It’s a great asset to the artist or songwriter but it can also lead one to make less-than desirable (read disastrous) choices. A-J explores both sides of this trait in this interesting and thoughtful article.
To kick off their new European tour, Arena, oddly enough, played to North American dates. The first was Québec City, where they’ve played many times before, the next was their first ever presence in Montreal.
Eat This It’s Safe Tom Yoder’s debut CD is simply awesome! I could stop this review at that, and it’s enough to describe this wonderful album by a master guitar-slinger. Yoder credits a long list of guitarists for their influence, yet he manages to sound like none of them; he sounds like himself. He has […]
This album contains 16 tracks. Six are played on the guitar and are covers of Villa-Lobos, Tarrega, Granado, Albéniz and Wyatt, while the 10 others are on piano and are all compositions.
The album sure bears its title well, it is indeed Freestyle Guitar. Never overdone, not a show of technique and speed, but just good guitar, quite well played and, as I said before, good songs.
Static Transmission is 51 minutes of pure fun the way only a very few artists know how to create. Certainly this album is one you will be listening to regularly for years to come.
One incredible songwriter/performer/guitarist meant getting two interviewers in for the job! Janis Ian kindly answers our questions on everything from getting into the business to internet music sharing. She even passes on a great tip that Chet Atkins gave her…