Independent Music Awards Tag

Q&A With One Step Away

What’s the meaning of your band name? It was recommended to us by a friend in high school, and it stuck. The name to us stands for the fact that we’re always looking forward to another goal, the next step in our careers. We’re very...

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Kirsty McGee And The HoboPop Collective Ready to Tour!

2011 SPRING TOUR DATES We're getting out on the road again, after a winter's hibernation which allowed us some recovery from the busy year that was 2010. we hope to be taking it a little easier this year, to get some work in on new material...

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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,...

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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...

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Q&A With The Steel Wheels

What’s the meaning of your band name? It feels old like the music we write. It should feel old and new at the same time. “The Steel Wheels” also draws on the band members common background of all of us having some Mennonite background. Conservative...

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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....

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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...

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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,...

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