The Independent Music Awards have been around since 1999, fulfilling the role of awards and recognition for those in the music and entertainment industry who are self-released and independent. With submissions and nominations from different individuals in over 70 countries and 6 continents, Moose Jaw producer, designer, photographer Jared Robinson has landed not just one, but three nominations for the Independent Music Awards. Those nominations are Music Producer, Best Poster Design and Best Publicity Photo. We talked to Jared about his work and being nominated.
While we here in Saskatchewan tend to have some animosity towards Winnipeg, we tend to forget the wealth of musicians that we all love who have come from the prairie city. Neil Young, Randy Bachman, Fred Penner, John K. Samson. Each of them a national treasure, but also an innovator. Neil Young even tried his hand at electronic music. And now The Revival. A Winnipeg band that blends rock and electronic loops and samples in their very own Revival "Style".
Wednesday night brought in a gathering of friends, family, and fans of Keiffer Mclean and the Curiosity club for the release of "Drama in the Attic", the debut release from Keiffer and the group. The Artful Dodger was at capacity, as the audience were treated to the unique skills and stylings of Mclean.