Stay home and go big

June 2, 2019

I’ve been watching the season change and grow, as marked by the tree outside my apartment window. It’s been nice to reconnect with my home, to write at my dining room table, to read on my couch, and to cook in my kitchen. I experimented with a bigger canvas for my latest painting, this 12×24 of Mount Rundle from one of the Tunnel Mountain climbs in Banff. I thought a mountain so majestic deserved some extra space to stretch out.

I’ll be playing some new songs at the Roncy Rocks festival along Roncesvalles Avenue in Toronto on June 8. It’s all free and you can catch Damhnait Doyle and Royal Wood just after me.

Time to rediscover neighbourhoods. I’ll be at the farmer’s market, waiting for strawberries.

To celebrate the month of May, the rise of spring, the coming of Bike Month events all over the world, my love song for bike mechanics can now be streamed on Spotify to your heart’s content!

My Baby Can Fix a Bike was previously only available as a bonus download when purchasing my 2017 CD Forest Fire.

In addition to streaming (or sharing, or adding the song to a playlist!), you can also buy the single on its own from CD Baby or Bandcamp. You can also watch a silly stop-motion animation video that I created for the song.

See you on the streets, fellow cyclists and bike lovers!

Three Song Stories

April 15, 2019

While I was in Florida, I stopped by the studio at WGCU to tape an episode of the Three Song Stories podcast. You can listen to it here. Secrets revealed: What my favourite song was when I was a kid, how I love slowdancing, what TV theme song I might belt out when provoked, the […]

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Surf’s up!

April 2, 2019

I’ve been so focused on the work I was doing up at the Banff Centre that I forgot to mention – I’m in Florida now! Banff was an incredible experience. I met and worked with stellar songwriters and humans in world-class facilities surrounded by spectacular scenery. The electricity that’s generated when there’s so much talent […]

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A Mountain Retreat

March 3, 2019

For as long as I can remember, in my life as an artist, I’ve heard about this magical place in the mountains of Alberta called the Banff Centre. It sounded like a utopia of creativity and collaboration and peace and inspiration. A place I could only dream about. Three years ago, while on tour in […]

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Driving down to upstate

February 19, 2019

Freezing rain, gale force winds, and snow storms – my British Columbia tour had it all. I’d never seen Vancouver’s firs and cedars covered in white. I managed to move through the necessary international airports, with only some delays, slipping in and out right between the worst of the weather. After five days in a […]

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