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Raul da Gama

TMR Senior Writer. Based in Milton, Ontario, Canada. Raul is a musician and an accomplished writer whose profound analysis is reinforced by his deep understanding of music, technically as well as historically.

Surefire Sweat: Introducing Surefire Sweat

This eponymously entitled debut recording by Surefire Sweat cleverly mixes different contemporary styles of popular music including Black American and Afro-Cuban and other Caribbean...
JUNO Nominees Duo Erin Propp and Larry Roy Sign with Chronograph Records

JUNO Nominated Erin Propp and Larry Roy sign with Chronograph

Calgary-based boutique record label, Chronograph Records, is excited to announce the addition of Winnipeg songstress Erin Propp and guitarist Larry Roy to their roster...

Holly Cole: Holly

While we never really needed another Holly Cole disc to establish her supremacy over vocal music – any vocal music, but let’s say music...

Lucy Yeghiazaryan: Blue Heaven

This recording Blue Heaven is a very personal take on some of the most beloved American Standards; an offering by Lucy Yeghiazaryan, an individual...
Quinsin Nachoff's Flux: Path of Totality

Quinsin Nachoff’s Flux: Path of Totality

Sciences – from mathematics to the furthest reaches of astronomy – have preoccupied many artists since the dawn of music, poetry, painting and drama....
Alison Young: So Here We Are

Alison Young: So Here We Are

Perhaps the most impressive aspect of So Here We Are is the immense stylistic assurance that exudes from the prodigiously gifted musician and saxophonist...

Kalya Ramu: Living in a Dream

On this fine recording Living in a Dream the proverbial ingénue, Kalya Ramu reveals herself as an artist of the first order, broadening out...

Dave Young: Lotus Blossom

Any recording by Dave Young is always likely to ensure a fine performance by one of the great Canadian masters of the contrabass. But...

Amanda Martinez: Libre

Amanda Martinez has put together yet another brilliant programme to flaunt her considerable vocal powers. A singer with an operatic equivalent of a mezzo-soprano...
Audrey Ochoa: “I Just Like to Write Songs!”

Audrey Ochoa: “I Just Like to Write Songs!”

Audrey Ochoa has designs on her career. “Deep down,” she says, “I just want to be a pop star!” She’s much more than half...