Good Things Of Old

Sometimes to look forward, we’ve got to look back. Here’s a list of good things from “of old” that may just make your future brighter.  This week I bring you a killer groove from Bill Withers, incredible hundred year old footage of bustling Tokyo and 68 bits of unsolicited advice from Kevin Kelly, founder of … Read more

Make Music with Spitfire LABS for FREE

If you make music, you should know about Spitfire Labs FREE software instruments.⁠ ⁠  I first learned about Labs from producer Roy Salmond and I couldn’t be happier with the results I’ve gotten so far (thanks Roy!).  The quality of every instrument I’ve tried is top-notch and you’ll find a lot of inspiring, original sounds. … Read more

This Is Why We Keep On Singing

Image from Usplash I’ve been reflecting on the power of music this week – and since yesterday, the power of the human voice. Here in Alberta, new Government guidelines for outdoor events are opening up many activities starting tomorrow as the COVID-19 pandemic recedes, but public singing is not coming back just yet. If I’m reading … Read more

NaPoWriMo #18 – The Dare

      The Dare   You walked across The empty street and  Reached out your hand   It seemed like a giant’s hand A threat A dare   Be human again  Incarnate Just for this moment   With all of the voices Shouting disapproval I reached out in surrender   I took your hand … Read more

NaPoWriMo #15 – I Am Home

      I Am Home   As the quilt of Alberta comes into view  I’m thinking about them  and I’m thinking about you And the ways I could change and  become someone new   While the wings of the plane tilt for landing   I already miss it, the sagebrush, the heat The loud … Read more