Author Archives: MelThibs

#ECMWMNB2014 Profile : Gary Sappier Blues Band

Depending on the day, Gary Sappier might perform any number of roles. he’s the nation’s first-call Aboriginal ambassador, a futuristic technology advocate, a dedicated educator, and of course, a Canadian music luminary. A multi-instrumentalist whose music is a unique combination … Continue reading

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#ECMAMNB2014 Artist Profile : Becka DeHaan

Becka deHaan’s style is described as “a traditional yet soulful, spirited sound.” Blending her classical background with black and bluesy influences such as Eva Cassidy, Patty Griffin and Maria Maldaur, and country-pop influences such as Susan Ashton, she produces a … Continue reading

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Profil #ECMWMNB2014 : La Virée #ECMW2014

Depuis ses débuts en novembre 2001, le groupe acadien La Virée a fait swinger des dizaines de milliers de personnes ! Le groupe s’est promené un peu partout à travers le pays et a traversé plus d’une fois l’océan Atlantique … Continue reading

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#ECMWMNB2014 Profile @TheMotorleague

It’s mere seconds into a typical track by The Motorleague that listeners realize what they’re in for. Be it a blistering single-string guitar riff delivered through an amp that’s seemingly been set afire or a bludgeoning smash to the snare … Continue reading

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Profil d’artiste @Paiens #ECMWMNB2014 #ECMW2014

les Païens, quintette instrumental s’inspirant du rock/jazz/loop-groove créé en 94’. Denis Surette (guitare), Jean Surette (percussions), Jonah Haché (guitare, synthétiseurs), Marc Arsenault (basse) et Sebastien Michaud (cuivres, bois, KAOS pad) sont tous originaires du Canada atlantique et sont des musiciens … Continue reading

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Artist Profile : 60LPs @Matt60lps #ECMWMNB2014 #ECMW2014

Forming in 2011, 60 LPs have quickly become known for their gripping live performances and for their frenetic sound that throws itself up against such bands as Bloc Party, The Police, and Led Zeppelin. They have shared the stage with … Continue reading

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Profil d’artiste : @MaximeMcGraw #ECMWMNB2014 #ECMW2014

Maxime McGraw, de Tracadie-Sheila, a grandi dans une maisonnée où la musique occupe une place prépondérante. Guitare, violon et chant rythment les fêtes de famille. Alors que son frère suit des cours de guitare, Maxime apprend en autodidacte. Au départ, … Continue reading

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