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Submitted by Don Graham The society we live in and especially the music community is built on the conception that it’s essential to keep moving, always pushing through adversity and obstacles. Although this is true for the most part occasionally that action causes an artist to push ahead without taking time to see what else is around him or her. That was the case with Kamloops singer/songwriter Marshall Potts. Not to the point of harm but just not taking time to stop and smell the roses. It took a life-changing event to let Marshall reset his compass. “ I donated a kidney and there were complications. I didn’t react well to the operation and it forced me to make changes in my diet, my stress level management and lifestyle changes in general.” Marshall began writing songs at age 12 and his early influences included Bryan Adams, showing there is a definite shade of Adams in Marshall’s well-crafted songs. At 18 years old his musical journey began with the formation of a band with high school friends. The band, The Cause, was renamed Saints and Poets. The band released a CD with 2 songs from the CD placed on a movie soundtrack, along with radio play, CFOX seeds CD, the Best of BC CD placement and a steady stream of performances. Marshall got off the road to spend more time with his family in early 2000 but never stopped writing songs and planning to record them. In 2006, with his donation of a kidney was when the big changes in lifestyle began. A spiritual journey following a long recovery due to complications after the donation led to the release of his first solo album called Long Goodbyes. Long Goodbyes album was released the first day of Spring 2017. This release has a collection of 12 alternative rock songs. A solid singer/songwriter effort from this artist has depth and created catchy melodies with passionate honest vocals.“The lifestyle change got me into meditation and calming exercises that helped me focus on what matters in life. This new awareness I believe is what helped me write more introspective and sensitive songs. It’s funny how an event I perceived as a negative actually turned my life around for the best. I’m not sure if it was life-saving but it was life-changing.” Ready to go back on the road, Marshall is currently promoting Long Goodbyes to radio and playing select shows while arranging a tour to promote the release. Always the songwriter...

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So you thought they were all used up and dumped in the garbage? Well, Grounders are back and gearing up to release sophomore LP ...

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Quebec’s Sule has reached this pivotal moment in a musical career after collaborating with some of the biggest names in pop music – among them, Celine...

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Rhye has released a music video for the track, Song For You, off their critically acclaimed new album,...

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The Boston quartet Pale Monsters, fronted by guitarist/songwriter Chris Mulvey, is an assemblage of longtime Beantown...

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Black Iris Records, a joint venture with Mesa Bluemoon Recordings have announced a March 9 release date for Better Part of Me...

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One of the finest voices in country music has left the planet at young age of 46. Daryle Singletary passed away suddenly at his home in Lebanon, Tennessee...

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Submitted by Michael Saulman

Quebec’s Sule has reached this pivotal moment in a musical career after collaborating with some of the biggest names in pop music – among them, Celine Dion, Kool and the Gang, and Lionel Richie, among others. Sule pronounced Sou-Lay, has obvious...

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Rhye has released a music video for the track, Song For You, off their critically acclaimed new album, BLOOD. Directed and produced by Rhye frontman, Milosh, and Geneviève Medow Jenkins,...

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One of the finest voices in country music has left the planet at young age of 46. Daryle Singletary passed away suddenly at his home in Lebanon, Tennessee just outside of Nashville.

Singletary born in Cairo, Georgia got started early in music...

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So you thought they were all used up and dumped in the garbage? Well, Grounders are back and gearing up to release sophomore LP Coffee & Jam on February 23 via Nevado Music. Get a taste of...

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The society we live in and especially the music community is built on the conception that it’s essential to keep moving, always pushing through adversity and obstacles. Although this is true for the most part occasionally that action causes an artist to...

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I saw Black Panther on Tuesday February 6th, ten days before the release of the film.

I waited a few days to see if the buzz would wear off? I have been waiting for this film since the first trailer. I did not want it's blackness to carry it...

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The Boston quartet Pale Monsters, fronted by guitarist/songwriter Chris Mulvey, is an assemblage of longtime Beantown musicians who’ve struck up an unusually potent chemistry and possess a song-first sensibility that...

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Black Iris Records, a joint venture with Mesa Bluemoon Recordings have announced a March 9 release date for Better Part of Me, the new album of songs from acclaimed singer/songwriter Dulcie Taylor. The label will release “...

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