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New website, new music

As I rework the website and then get ready to release a series of tunes over the next year, I just want to say how excited I am to share all of the new stuff with everyone! 

Mastering work

Other than chipping away at my own record and performing, this year I have been doing a little what you might call pro bono mastering work. I had the great pleasure of mastering the latest record from Wichita Trip, one…

Recording = labour of love

The daunting task of making a record started this past spring, and I have some guitar tracks and bass tracks staring me in the face. This month I hope to move things along somewhat, but this process is labour intensive…

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The news of my death has been greatly...

Played a fun show with Ramblin’ Rose on Sunday night, they were awesome and are going in the right direction. It was fun to sing with Sue, and hear her play the saw. Next for me is a summer vacation…

Saw a show/played a show

Friday, May 1, my buddy Ezra and I saw Laura Repo @ The Local. Great show! Two sets, lots of fun, met some nice people. Her band was great, although the bass player had some cable problems early on. I…

Final Flammable Friday

Tonight marks the end of a great relationship between Randy aka the Renaissance Cafe and International Turpentine. It’s been a good run, from Yawn and I playing open mics in early 2008 to the Dented Bentley shows later last year…

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Introducing: Dented Bentley (with bass)

We have a bass player! Dented Bentley is: Yawn Temiseva (guitar, vocals), Bo Green (guitar, vocals), Vaughn Passmore (aka Red Robertson, bass) and Ian Esquivel (aka Flynch Dakota, drums). We had our first full kit rehearsal the other night, and…

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The week that was

I got to do two fun things last week: number one was going to Vancouver and watching a Wichita Trip rehearsal (I even played a couple of tunes with the band, it was way cool). They were hot! I mixed…

Upcoming Show - April 26th, 2008 @ Graffiti's

In the second installment of our series of shows, Yawn Temiseva and I are appearing at Graffiti's Bar and Grill (170 Baldwin St.) on Saturday, April 26th at 9:00 pm. This time we are adding an electric set to our…

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Not My Dog Show

Not My Dog -- a really nice little venue in Parkdale with an awesome vibe. Daniel, one of the managers there, gave us a helluva warm welcome. Ben Sures stopped by while we were eating dinner, and must have been…

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Upcoming Show - Feb. 9, 2008 @ Not My Dog

Yawn Temiseva and I are teaming up for a show at Not My Dog (1510 Queen St. W.) on Saturday, February 9th. We are madly working on material, using the open mic at the Renaissance Cafe (Woodbine/Danforth) as a practice…

Finally, Green Party Entry

That's how busy my fall was. October 5th at the Savannah Room -- the Green Party -- was three months ago, and I'm just writing about it now. Anyway, it was a night to remember for the musicians involved, and…