Better Halves EP Concert Next Week!

I can't believe this is finally happening!  We are launching my new EP into the world next Thursday at the Gladstone Hotel.  I'm so excited to be joined by two amazing musicians.  Fergus Marsh will be joining me on Bass and Chapman Stick Ferg is an amazing musician who has played with many artists including Bruce Cockburn


Last night I got to see Muse play in Toronto for the second time.  The first time was at Arrow Hall, a much smaller venue than last night's Air Canada Center performance.  They are a band to be reckoned with.  The night opened with three skyscraper statues in the middle of the stage. They opened

Dave Matthews and Lyrics

I can't get enough of the latest Dave Matthews Band single.  I'm really looking forward to the new album.  I'm never disappointed when I go to read his lyrics and this line really stuck out to me today. Funny the way it is how someone's broken heart becomes your favorite song. Check out the whole

Study Break #4

Today I have a clip from one of my favorite composers: Felix Mendelssohn.  I had not heard this piece until I stumbled across it in my iTunes.  It may not work here so follow the link to youtube and check it out.  I cannot believe how fast the pianist's hands move.   Piano Concerto #1

Study Break #2

Today's Study Break is Drumbone by the Blue Man Group.  The inventiveness of these guys never ceases to astound me.  Check it out.

One-takes all the rage.

I'm pretty sure three is not a trend, but all the same I just saw Metric's video for "Gimme Sympathy." It is a cool way of doing a one-take video. I would love to see how they choreographed the changes. You'll see what I mean when you watch it. The other one-take videos

Going to see U2!

I have waited for this opportunity since the time I was around ten and heard "Where the streets have no name."   That song still makes me hide my face for a second or two.  It will be incredible to finally see The Edge in real life.  To be honest I had been hoping to

U2… Coming soon!

Not that this will really be news to anyone but U2 has a new album coming out on Tuesday.  From what I've heard on Youtube, etc.  It is very exciting.  I was not initially a fan of Get On Your Boots, but I've grown to like it.  After seeing this video of Breathe I'm more

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Is there hope in hopelessness?

Wow, I haven't listened to John Reuben since I stopped listening to "Christian" music.  But this spoke to me like nothing has in a long time. It's called Chapter 1, it is from "The Boy vs. The Cynic" The Boy Vs. The Cynic, Chapter one, page one. I'll start from the top... I’ll embrace dreams