The Boy Next Door II

We had gotten into the habit of hanging out together in the evenings.  We lived right next door to one another and one or the other of us always had a cold beer to spare. Regardless of the sexual attraction we felt when together, it wasn’t all about sex.  We had similar interests despite the…

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The Boy Next Door I

It was Autumn. Much like the season of the year, I too was in the Autumn of my life. Perhaps I wasn’t as late in the season of my life as it was the season of the year. It was literally coming up on late October.  I prefer to think that in my early fifties,…

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Focus Your Audio – Shades Away

Hey you! How the hell have you been?  I had to drop by to tell you that a friend of mine sent me his new song.  I’ve been a fan of this particular guitar player for…holy shit…10 years already. I first came to know Bobby McAloney way back in the day when he and his…

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Big Tobacco Company

Hey Rockers, I got a little something to share with you.  Anybody who knows me (and that goes for the regular readers of this blog too! You guys are my bitches!) knows that I like all kinds of music across all kinds of genres.  I like to think of different genres of music as different…

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Modern Day Poets – Say Hey

“The world is on fire…I’m lying in bed…” Already you fucking know this is going to be one sexy song.  Modern Day Poets‘ frontwoman, Jina Anika gets raw and provacative, in their new single, Say Hey. Her breathy, seductive voice pulls the listener into a restless heat with lyrics that light a fire of desire…

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Ivory Tower Project

When asked if I would review How Much More?,the latest CD release from Long Island, NY rockers Ivory Tower Project, I was excited by the prospect. I agreed to do it before I’d even heard the music because I absolutely loved their back story.  Regardless that it was fraught with pain and suffering, it was…

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The Occasional Angels

Hey rockers…I know, I know, it’s been awhile.  Sometimes though, I hear something new and the words start to flow.  In this case, it happens to be new music with an old soul.  And baby, The Occasional Angels have soul. Upon first listen, I was immediately seduced into submission and lifted on a cloud of sound…

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Procrastination – Cam Stiles Trio

Procrastination…can’t think of a better album to write about after procrastinating on writing in this blog for so long…pretty fucking fitting, ha! The Cam Stiles Trio is local to Duncan, British Columbia but is a popular bar and event band across Vancouver Island.  Made up of three ol…ahem…mature and experienced men, their audience friendly show…

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First Ever Tour de Shores

I don’t know if I’ve ever officially wrote it down on a bucket list or anything, but one thing I’ve always dreamed of doing is following a rock band on tour.  In order to do something like that, it would normally take a substantial amount of time and money.  It’s probably why I had put…

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This Week at Holier Than Thou Records

This past week was a fucking rocking one for me!  It included a show in Nanaimo.  Big Sugar’s Yard Style acoustic tour hit the Port Theatre, Wednesday, March 11 and blew the minds of all who were in attendance.   Then on Thursday morning I received big news from two of my favourite hard rocking, shit…

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