Carla’s Country Mile is very excited that Bree Taylor, an upcoming artist in the Greater Toronto area, will be joining us for a live interview Thursday night 9PM Atlantic Time Zone. You will be the first to hear her new single! Here is a little bit on Bree. More to come on the show!
(CCM) Let’s start by where were you born and raised? Where do you hang your hat now?
(BREE) I was born and raised in the Toronto area my entire life. We moved around the city a lot growing up but we were always in the GTA. I currently live in the outskirts of Toronto but am living on my own.
(CCM) What instruments do you play? Which ones do you wish you could play?
(BREE) I play a bit of piano and guitar but not very well. I really wish I had spent more time over the…
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Goldman Sachs just made some headlines with its assessment that Universal Music is worth $23.5 billion and that the paid streaming market will be worth $28 billion in 2030 (up from $3.5 billion in 2016 and close to double the size of the entire recorded music business in 2016). For a little bit of perspective, […]
Founded in 2014, Sleep Signals have garnered a dedicated following through relentless touring, their explosive live performances, and their ability to blend catchy hooks with their high-energy songwriting style. When we say catchy hooks, they’ve got more than a fly fisherman’s tackle box. Since hitting the road in early 2015, the band has played more than 175 shows in over twenty-five states, building a solid fan base across the USA
So it’s well worth checking out their album “At the End of the World”, (produced by Justin Rimer – Saving Abel, 12 Stones) which will be released on September 8, 2017 along with a scheduled “The Autumn Rebellion Tour” with “The Scars Heal In Time”.
“At the End of the World” is something of a surprise as the band are touted as “rockers” but there’s a bit more to them than that. True at their heart they are definitely rockers…
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- “Accomplished the near impossible,” American Blues Scene
- “Simply breathtaking,” Blues Matters UK
- “Blues-rock that’s powerful enough to knock you off your feet,” Blues Blast
- “Album with imperceptible faults” Soul Bag France
- “Tough-as-nails voice soars above the crowd,” Big City Blues
- “We know she’s good and this album confirms it,” BluesNews Norway
- “Should be tattooed on the soul of all you blues-rockers out there,” Blues…
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The crowd has arrived, the stage is set, the band is pumped. Meanwhile, behind the facade of the confident singer, nerves have begun to come unhinged. He/She has tried to down a couple drinks to relax and started doing some much needed warmups. To no avail they still just can not find that comfort zone. What to do…..
Nerves can get the best of any good singer and make them appear less of the vocal god that they really are. Here are a few tips to help get that confidence up and reduce the urgency to blow out your vocals in the first 3 songs of your set.
PROBLEM: Can’t relax and produce clean notes in your higher range.
Here are several ideas for you that have proven effective for me. 1st the obvious. STRETCH. Relax everything. Try raising your shoulders and then while doing tail up and tail…
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Ahh, Acceptance. This song is my jam. The lyrics just came pouring out of me, because every single word was written from past personal experience: self-doubt, exhaustion, anxiety, depression, disorganization. More often than I care to admit, I feel like a big ole mess. I’m a very emotional person, and although I’m easily ecstatic and joyful, I’m also easily frazzled. I spent too many years as my own worst enemy, beating myself up over the smallest flaws. I have longed for the hyper-organized life: the home that smells like fresh-baked cookies, the neatly stacked storage bins, the color-coded spreadsheets. But those things aren’t my reality. My house smells like muddy dog and store-bought cookies, my closet looks like a tornado aftermath, and the sheer idea of Pinterest gives me heartburn.
I’ve struggled through a slew of disorders and obstacles, and although I’ve overcome SO much, I’ve recently learned to accept…
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