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Tag: The Blues

Introducing: Blues Singer/Songwriter, Melissa Bel!

While many of us were cleverly planning our escape from those dreadful fourth period classes at the age of 17, Burlington’s Melissa Bel was recording her first album called “Brave”. After it’s release one year later in 2009, her album received widespread radio play and an impressive 5/5 stars in the influential magazine “Melodie & Rhythmus”. In addition, she performed 14… Read More ›

ALBUM REVIEW: John Mayer’s “Born and Raised”

Can anyone else recount Jim Morrison’s metamorphosis in Paris when he changed from the erotically charged Lizard King to the hideaway poet with the beard and beer belly? Sick of being identified as a sex-symbol, Morrison sought to be recognized as a poet so he decided to look like one. Could it be that John Mayer is similarly rejecting his pretty-boy crooner… Read More ›

Johnny Winter @ Southside Shuffle Blues Festival (September 12, 2010)

Welcome to Wave Maker Magazine’s archive of concert photos! These concerts inevitably inspired us to share our undying passion for music by establishing WMM. We hope that you enjoy browsing through them!    

Eric Clapton @ Molson Ampitheater (May 27, 2008)

Welcome to Wave Maker Magazine’s archive of concert photos! These concerts inevitably inspired us to establish WMM so that we may share our undying passion for music with you. We hope that you enjoy browsing through them!    

B.B. King @ Casino Rama (May 25, 2012)

It is always a pleasure to be under the same roof as one of the Three Kings of the Blues. Check out the photos we took from BB King’s concert at Casino Rama!      

LET’S TAKE IT 2 THE MAX! An Interview with Max Layton

Interview by Charmaine Santos I first stumbled upon Max’s debut album, Heartbeat of Time, after reading his Globe and Mail interview with The Toronto Quarterly’s Darryl Salach. Upon hearing the opening melody and words of the album’s first track, “Yes”, I was immediately engulfed by the profound darkness that drove Max to pick up his… Read More ›

Buddy Guy Calls Out to Young People to Carry On the Blues

  Greg Prato from Rolling Stone held an interview with Buddy Guy to talk about his upcoming autobiography, When I Left Home: My Story. In the interview, Buddy recounts his beginnings with the ‘mother!@#$%s at Chess Records’, his first meeting with Jimi Hendrix, and his concerns about the state of blues music today. Buddy Guy… Read More ›

CONCERT REVIEW: The Buddy Guy Experience @ Massey Hall ( Friday, April 13, 2012)

Heaven, according to Jimi Hendrix, is lying at Buddy Guy’s feet while listening to him play the blues on his Stratocaster. Those who have had the privilege of witnessing any of Buddy’s electrified live performances will also agree that they too have had a little taste of Heaven within those two hours. For more than… Read More ›

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