Sonic Surprises at Edmonton Folk Fest


I just got back from a massive Edmonton Folk Fest and I made some wonderful music discoveries. Here are some songs that caught my ear from the stage. Face Down In The MomentNathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats I knew S.O.B. – the crowd-shout-party-anthem that put Rateliff on the map years ago. And that’s about … Read full post

Song Story 4 – St. Petersburg by Lindsey Walker

Song Stories Podcast

Join me as I chat with hometown pal Lindsey Walker about her haunting song of pain and loss, St. Petersburg. We also cover crocodiles, sketchy zoos, our preference for spoken word on long drives and more. Support Lindsey Walker by visiting her website at, where you can buy an amazing “WalkerMania” t-shirt. Find the book … Read full post

Song Story 1 – Hard To Find by Blue Acres

Song Stories Podcast

I love talking with Songwriters about their music – especially when there is a song that hits especially deep inside. A few years back I was listening to Song Exploder – a really great music podcast that breaks songs down into their component parts. That show is production focussed. I wondered what a show might sound like … Read full post