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MAKING SOMETHING RAW & REAL

My art nowadays is songs - writing, recording and performance - it's what I do and who I am and it's really about letting the music write and play me so I become the work of art.  I try to…

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NEW SINGLE & LYRIC VIDEO - HIGHWAY HOME

Highway Home is one of my favourite songs from my "Underneath" record and will be my latest single going out to radio. I put together a "lyric" video for you to check out. It was filmed using my Iphone…

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FROM THE ROLLING HILLS TO THE FLATLANDS

Looking out the window of the plane, the stunning vista of candy floss clouds and Saskatchewan flatlands is a far cry from the rollings hills of the Scottish Borders where I grew up.  And yet, each has its own distinct…

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"VITAMIN M"

FREEBIE FRIDAYS
My old pal Ian McLean coined the phrase "Vitamin M" when it would come time to get paid for a gig.  Now I see my life in music as having two kinds of "Vitamin M", one for money…

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OUT OF HIBERNATION

 

Yes it's the end of hibernation and no it wasn't just the wickedly cold winter that has kept me quiet.  The last 6 months have been a busy creative time - keeping my head down inside my…

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ALBERTA, ALBERTA


Alberta, Alberta what a trip you were! Big thanks to all the kind folks who hosted my concerts and looked after us. Steve & Karen Gosse & the Uptown Folk Club in Edmonton, the Blayones in the Big Red House…

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SIMPLY THE WEST

I recently returned from another action-packed Canadian Country Music Weekend in Edmonton where I am always happy to reconnect with my fun and friendly dysfunctional family:)  I performed at the Songwriters Series out there for my fourth time.  It's one…

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"FACING THE MUSIC"

Sorry, I didn't mean to frighten you with these pictures. There's no hiding what I actually look like when I'm diving into the music :)

I feel very fortunate to have had opportunities to do just that in many different…

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HEARTFELT HAVERING Podcast

Recently I had a magic blether with Dave Woods on his radio show "In The Country". We wandered down a few different roads and you can check out the interview below if you want to hear some heartfelt haverin'!

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TAKE COVER

I've had fun over the years playing a variety of cover songs as part of my live performances - songs I wish I'd written and songs I've played so many times it almost feels like I had written them!  Certain…

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TUNE IN AND BE TUNED TO 432HZ

Justin Abedin and I will be performing our entire concert tuned to A=432Hz at my StageIt streaming concert today (Saturday). What the heck does A=432Hz mean I hear you ask? Well I can't remember exactly where I first…Read more

"UNDERNEATH" CD LAUNCH VIDEO

We had a great launch for "Underneath" with maestro Justin Abedin by my side as well as other special guests.  For those of you who were unable to make it, I thought you might like to have a taste of…

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