Posts Tagged ‘video’
We have just made this teaser video for The Modern Grass to promote their forthcoming album High on the Mountain. We shot the video in Halifax at CBC’s Studio H in around 25 minutes, as well as some extra footage from a rehearsal at their house. All the audio is from the studio recording, we didn’t do our own live recording for this one.
The Modern Grass will be going on tour across Canada after they release the album and I’d recommend checking them out. And from what I’ve heard of the album it’s going to be amazing!
Back in November our live music video side project, Analog Songs, teamed up with the Little River Folk to bring you a series of music videos featuring artists from Nova Scotia and beyond. We shot them all in one day during Nova Scotia Music Week down in Yarmouth at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.
Little River Folk is a society based in Petite Riviere, NS. They have an annual concert series with shows at the Petite Riviere fire hall or at the Petite Riviere Vineyards. Already for the upcoming 2012 series they have The Modern Grass, Matthew Hornell, Ryan Cook, Morgan MacDonald, Keith Mullins, Dana Beeler and Jenny MacDonald. Keep checking their website or facebook page for updates as new acts are added.
We love the LRF shows, which are always so well supported for a small community – testament to the hard work put in by Leif Helmer, Scott Drummond and the team. Thank you for attracting such great acts to the south shore! We were so glad to be able to work together on this project and look forward to doing it again soon.
I hope you’ve enjoyed the videos as much as we have, and will pop back from time to time for a refresher! In total we have released 13 songs from the Yarmouth Sessions over the last few months; have a look back at some of them here:
Facebook waltz, Single in a bar, Silver medal blues, Navina, Gentle on my mind, Good time Charlie’s got the blues, I’m so lonesome I could cry, Snowbird, Can’t win for trying, Everybody’s talkin’, Where does an old time river man go?, Easy, Sharpest knife
And today sees the release of the third Ryan Cook video in a series of songs that he performed for the Analog Songs project. This one is called ‘Chasin’ a Dream’ which is new and not yet released. Robin Dellinger also plays on this track which was recorded on Durkee’s Island, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Ryan recorded four songs with us – the last one will be released next week.
Peter Karrie, famed for his appearances in the Phantom of the Opera, brought his show, A Phantom Returns, to the Astor Theatre in Liverpool NS last night. Peter is on a tour of Canada to raise funds and awareness for the various charities he is involved with including CanChild, the childhood disability research centre in Ontario. It was a great show and featured loads of talented locals who joined Peter on stage. We were lucky enough to be asked to step in and capture the events of the day on video for a documentary of the tour that Peter is putting together. Our special thanks go to Cameron Dexter who helped us loads with some amazing sound recording!