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Highlights from The Sound of Music Festival, Burlington, ON

Having enjoyed catching up with The Once during their Friday evening performance at the Sound Of Music Festival, Team GDW took delight in seeing plenty of artists over the course of the weekend.  What we found particularly impressive about the… Continue Reading →

Gossip Talkin’ Blues, Episode 18: Great Dark Wonder on a Great Dark Wander

In this episode, we feature songs heard on our recent wanderings in Pennsylvania and southern Ontario (including the Grilled Cheese Challenge in Toronto and the Burlington Sound of Music Festival).  Artists included: Justin Rutledge, Stephen Stanley, Terra Lightfoot, Lydia Persaud,… Continue Reading →

“Things Change”- An Interview With Dennis Ellsworth

Here at Team GDW, we first became acquainted with the music of Dennis Ellsworth via his 2017 project with Kinley Dowling, “Everyone Needs to Chill Out.”  So it was a terrific surprise to learn earlier this year that he was… Continue Reading →

Pre-Release Album Stream: Dennis Ellsworth, “Things Change”

In 2017, Dennis Ellsworth needed to make a new album. And it was an emergency. So, who better to call for assistance than Joel Plaskett, leader of The Emergency, to participate? The result is Ellsworth’s fifth solo LP, “Things Change,”… Continue Reading →

#TuesdayTunesDay: New Song Roundup, 20 March 2018

A fresh crop of newly released songs for your listening pleasure – enjoy! Dennis Ellsworth, “Caught in the Waves” Dennis Ellsworth has released “Caught In The Waves,” the first single from his upcoming fifth solo album “Things Change,” out April… Continue Reading →

Coming Soon to Your Player: Looking Forward to Upcoming Releases

Now that we’re thoroughly into 2018, it’s time to look forward instead of backward.  We already know of a number of great albums coming in the next few months… here are a few that we’re especially eager to hear. 26… Continue Reading →

2017 Year-End Roundup, Part I: Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia

Ready for this year’s roundup of favorite albums?  This year, we’re doing this in five parts – four organized regionally and then one overall recap with M’s and my lists.  We’ll start out on the East Coast and move westward… Continue Reading →

Snappy Snippets: Aron D’Alesio, Corridor, Maxim Cormier, Dennis Ellsworth & Kinley Dowling

Now that our festival season has ended, we can start diving into the pile of music that gathered dust over the summer.  You’ll be seeing a fair number of reviews coming from us in the next weeks and months as… Continue Reading →

“Panorama High”: New Single From Dennis Ellsworth & Kinley Dowling

Prince Edward Island-based singers Dennis Ellsworth and Kinley Dowling have teamed up on a new album, “Everyone Needs to Chill Out,” and have just released the project’s first single, “Panorama High.” Listen to this great new song below: The pair… Continue Reading →

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