May/June 2018 Vol. XXXIX, No. 3
Three Days Grace
Are Outsiders & They Like It That Way
By Michael Raine
Three Days Grace started their career in a music market that was happy to embrace a band of emotional hard rockers. Now, they’re considered outsiders – and they’re just fine with that.
Break Through Your Mental Blocks
Tips to Inspire Creativity & Productivity
By Mike Schwartz
A host of tips to keep you on your A game, whether you’re writing new songs, readying for a tour, or generally just looking to spur new ideas and feel good doing it.
A Post-Mortem of Montreal’s Indie Rock Boom
By Adam Kovac
If 1991 was the year punk broke, 2004 was the year indie shattered. A decade-and-a-half later, we’re looking back on the Montreal scene that spawned so much great music.
The Young Guns
Canadian Musician’s 2018 Guitar Special
By Andrew King
We’ve rounded up a diverse cast of Canadian guitarists with two key things in common: all are talented, in-demand musicians and all are 30 years old or under.
Riley Bell on Recording Daniel Caesar’s Freudian
New studio tools from Radial Engineering, Warm Audio’s WA-14 studio mic & the JST Dynamics plug-in bundle from Joey Sturgis Tones.
Guitar – Jeff Gunn
Keyboards – Hannah Barstow
Bass – Carson Webber
Percussion – Stephane Chamberland
Woodwinds – Gordon Hyland
Brass – Paul Baron
Digital Music – Mar Meredith
Vocals – Micah Barnes
Writing – Stephanie Blondal Johnson
Recording – Adam Fair
Live Sound – Maxime Brunet
Business – Lindsay Bailey & Melissa Arseniuk