IMAs Tag

Q&A With Tiff Jimber

Describe your nominated work: I pictured it being a love scene where two lovers are going at it. I was going for a completely different take on my favorite dance tune....

27

Q&A With Kaspar Torn

Were there any happy accidents while in the studio, or did everything go as planned? The “computer game” section was not initially planned, but sort of happened while looking for a way to have contrast between two sections. On a broader sense, all my compositions...

27

Q&A With Ceremony of Darkness

What’s the meaning of your band name? Were there any other contenders?: The name Ceremony of Darkness essentially refers to a call for a gathering of all things lurking in the shadows to unite. In other words, those who love Poe, tattoos, foreboding glances, cemeteries,...

15

Q&A With Arturo Ortega

What’s the meaning of your album name? Teoria Hibridia signifies the hybrid theory through which we live our lives, including the collage of musical styles, cultures, and musicians with whom we collaborate. By recognizing & understanding our commonalities we can respect our differences and accentuate...

16

Q&A With Tony Chen

What artists and bands are your musical influences?: Yanni, John Tesh, Kitaro, Secret Garden, as well as original soundtracks of many TV Drama and movie, such as Korean Dramas and Hollywood movies....

25

Q&A With Brad Lee Schroeder

What artists and bands are your musical influences?: I have influences from all genres of music, but I love blues, country, gospel and rock, and I think that is where I get most of the inspiration for my songs. If I have to pick one...

26

The Monkey Bunch Playing With Music

When MacDonald thinks of the talented music students he knew at McGill, there is another name that comes to mind – his onetime roommate, Maury LaFoy, BMus’93. Over the course of his career, LaFoy has worked with Jann Arden, k-os, Olivia Newton John and Ron Sexsmith,...

10

Madison Violet’s Found Sound

Brenley MacEachern and Lisa MacIsaac first got together to perform as a duo 11 years ago last month and originally dubbed themselves Mad Violet. By their reckoning, it took about nine of those years to find the sound they originally envisioned. It’s working. The duo now...

18