David Bottrill

David Bottrill

Molding a Cohesive Sound By Brian Weeks   Record producers are often unsung heroes; they are quietly working in the background and only the utmost curious listeners will dive into albums credits to discover whom the team members are. A producer’s role is...
Tom Cochrane

Tom Cochrane

The Highway Man By Dave Gordon  |  Photo Dan Lim   The introductory drum beats are unmistakable; so too the opening staccato guitar chords, and the overlapping harmonica notes. The song has become one of the most recognized rock songs of a generation: “Life is a...
Steven Page

Steven Page

  Navigating the Divergent Path By Dave Gordon | Photos by Nikki Ormerod   Has it already been twenty-six years since we first heard “If I Had a Million Dollars,” and “Be My Yoko Ono”?  It was early 1992, and Toronto-based Barenaked Ladies’ first label...
Pillars of Strength

Pillars of Strength

  Sarah McLachlan Plants the Seeds of Tomorrow   By Corrine Dayman | Photo Kharen Hill | Interview by Sandra   There’s nothing quite like settling in and talking with one of your closest friends. She understands your highs and lows, has seen you cry...
Cowboys & Heroes

Cowboys & Heroes

by Dave Gordon He played counter-terrorism agent Jack Bauer in the heart-racing TV show 24, and played the US president in the heart-pounding drama Designated Survivor. But like an unexpected plot twist, Kiefer Sutherland began crooning about heartbreak and heartache...