Band Blog

January 1, 2019

Christmas in Moose Factory is always a great time to spend with family and friends. There’s the usual decorating of the house, putting up a tree, and stringing colourful lights. It’s also a time for family dinners at my sister’s place, and getting together with friends from my other band, Country Mayhem. This year we ate…

June 21, 2018

Earlier this year we put out Midnight Shine’s third album, High Road, and it’s the first time in my music career I set out to purposely write an entire album. Since there are no recording studios in my home community of Attawapiskat, I’ve had to create my own. It’s situated in my front porch, and…

January 21, 2018

“Metallica?” I thought. “Isn’t that evil music?” How naive I was. I was first introduced to Metallica by some friends in 1998, attending eighth grade at Ministik school. I was hanging with my buddy Reese one afternoon and he was showing me some of their music. “Listen to this,” as he turns up his stereo to…

January 11, 2018

There has always been something about the sound of a mandolin that has interested me. Not sure what it is? It has eight strings and is tuned G, D, A, E. What you would call “fifths” if you know your music theory. The way the chords are produced is somewhat of a challenge because of…

December 15, 2017

Back when I was in high school (a long time ago, haha!)  I was into music and did well in music classes and school performances. I also really liked art classes and made wall murals and other Pink Floyd-like images. I wasn’t the best, but it was a fun way to express some of my tastes….