An idea has come to light

It happens to be that a new project is on the horizon. That’s right my friends, your patience and resilience will not go unforgotten. Much has happened since last we […]

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Gwyn

Gwyn didn’t drink much she said she wasn’t thirsty, she only ate worms from Sunday until Thursday. ~ DBR

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The Emperor and the Daily

She was a tripwire to the bolt-on universe, an elixir to the throat of the wide mountain range A whispering shadow, volcanic silver slurry on the beard of a dragon in the cool Baltic sea A beacon of […]

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Tumble in the dune

It was just a whisper cantankerous viper, strong in the head yet week in the knee. Hardened corners, bruised hearts and houses, hired hands with dusty trousers. Wheels of country origin pass, torn atlas abreast, […]

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Half Eaten Moon

The half eaten moon hangs by a thread upon the buildings it blesses with shadows of red and all through the silence in its lavish abode there hangs a moon that puts the […]

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Mathers, the man who would change the world.

Poorly lit, drafty and as flimsy as a bail of hay in an elephant cage, an insult to structure, the Frederick St. bus stop barely sheltered itself. Designed and built […]

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The Last December’ music video — filmed on location in Denver Colorado

Happy birthday 2010 and happy new year dear friends! I sincerely hope that you are all well rested…like nuts and bolts in a rusty Cinnamon Altoid tin, lightly dusted with […]

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Crumbs and where does the time go?

Dear friends, it has indeed been a long time between communiques! My bad, my bad. Nevertheless, I’m here now and that’s all that matters. A lot can happen between blog […]

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The Last December’ has been nominated for the David Suzuki Foundation’s Playlist For The Planet!

If you want to hear ‘The Last December’ on the CD compilation, to be released by Universal Music in October, along with some of Canada’s finest songwriters, including Broken Social […]

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From time to time we all find ourselves in these random places…

Dear friends, as you know I’ve spent the last little while in the studio with Juno Award winning guitarist and Canadian producer Justin Abedin along with some of the […]

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Ah yes, there it is, I knew I left it somewhere…

Hello my friends, Trust you are all well and dandy. Among the cyclic rubble of the seasons, we now have birds generating melodic embellishments pleasing to the ear…Invisible heat, penetrating pavements […]

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The Australia Project Melbourne Exhibition, April 28 — May 15, 2010.

Want to see something culturally significant? If you’re in Melbourne, Australia, do yourself a favor and check out The Australia Project exhibition at the C3 Contemporary Art Space in Abbotsford. This […]

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Strip malls and a bottle of moonshine…

For some unbeknownst reason, strip malls possess the innate ability to induce extreme lethargy and quicken one’s metabolism without reason or cause…I can walk into any department store and purchase […]

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Amber sun, chipotle smoke…

Someone stuck buds on all the trees, the birds are back from long service leave. Hot dog vendors line the city streets, bottomless condiments, easily pleased. The […]

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Hawk Eyes — Part two.

Giuseppe runs the Neon Diner on the corner across the street from the library’s parking lot. He thinks the library was owned by the mob during the early ’50’s, what with the abundance of over sized Lincolns that frequented the lush, Honeylocust streets, not to mention the enormous amount of dark roast Giuseppe’s family had to pull over the last 30 years.

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Names for shapes that don’t exist — Noah’s Arkweld

Spent some time at The Lacquer Channel this week in Toronto with Noah Mintz while he mastered a tune I wrote for The Australia Project [soon to be released]. It […]

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Hawk Eyes — Part one.

Not dissimilar to seagulls at the seaside, I find listening to the faint creaking sound of each weathered brown Chesterfield strangely therapeutic. Watching random visitors intermittently take a seat to recline and read, each sound breaking long periods of silence to declare that a ‘sitting’ has taken place and rest is underway. 

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Into the studio, Australia beckons…

Hosting the Winter Olympics on home soil thrills me to bits. I love living in Canada. I loved growing up in England and Australia too which makes this season rather […]

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Home is where your art is…

Marvelling at the irony of distance that estranges even the most capable troubadour, can do two things. It can separate you from the familiarity of detail and ironically, bring you […]

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Look, there’s a monster in your closet…

A cool, crisp winter night, street grates billowing steam and every breath a frozen mist. Nestled inside a warm west end pub I spent last night unpacking the true meaning […]

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