“The Ropes” is lyrical, mystical, soulful and transcendent. The first time I put it on I was so compelled by its flavors and hues that I had to stop everything else I was doing, lie down on the wooden floor, and let the tones reverberate through my soul. Read the full article at Thrive Global: https://thriveglobal.com/stories/the-ropes-cd-review/
Official Music Video
The Other Side, by The Gertrudes, September 2020 Mixed by Jason Mercer, Produced by The Gertrudes and Jason Mercer Engineered by Dylan Lodge, Jason Mercer, Matt Rogalsky Animations by Chantal Rousseau, Edited by Josh Lyon
The artists responsible for the album covers for The Ropes and Scarlett Graham have a lifelong connection. Here is the story behind these two beautiful works, in the artists’ own words. ISABEL STUKATOR We know each other through Leann, of course, whom I’ve known since she was 20. So when Eddie was born, and watching her grow up, mostly on …
Pros and Cons is a restorative justice program producing and recording original music in Canadian prisons.
Rocky Roberts gathers Wolfe Island Records alumni in social isolation to support health care workers and memorialize loved ones.
You probably recognize John Prine and Ellis Marsalis. They are joined by Skylar Herbert in memorial and loving wishes to them and all families experiencing loss.
Spring does drive creativity, and on Wolfe Island, we are nurturing new work while watching out for those on the island at risk — making sure everybody has enough food in a time when many are isolated and others can’t work. Where we can, it feels like our best role is to try and inject some positivity into lives that …
“I Believe” by Paul J Bolger & Hugh Christopher Brown
“He Won’t Roam” Sing-a-Long Lyric Video with Clem & Samson RIP ♥️ The much meowed about tune now has a lyric video for everyone to sing along to! 🎶 Give Ol’ Samson his due! Meow!🐱 Written by Tim Sheffield and Performed by Clem Chesterfield
“Methods” by Hugh Christopher Brown, performed by The Ropes with Kate Fenner
“The Yield” by Kate Fenner, performed by The Ropes with Kate Fenner
“Next to Me” from The Stephen Stanley Band’s new record ‘Jimmy & The Moon’ produced by Hugh Christopher Brown. Featuring Hadley McCall Thackston.
Here Comes My Love from Brown’s album PACEM featuring lifelong collaborator Kate Fenner Directed by Sean Michael Turrell
“Lost” from the album “Undisclosed Location” was recorded inside Grand Valley Institution for Women and performed and written by the inmates. This music video was shot on location inside the prison. We also present to you “Delicate Love,” a lead track from the collection about to be released from Joyceville Institution. The Pros and Cons prison music program continues to …
From the album PACEM Directed by Sean Michael Turrell Animation by Paul Bolger (Pillarstone Productons) Post Production/FX by Mark Power Filmed on location at the Wolfe Island Community Rink Hatter Lyndsay Young
“Don’t Be An Asshole, Man!” – Performed by Clem Chesterfield & The LA-Z Boy Recliners! Song written by Tim Sheffield (Ol’ Clem). Video by Sam Wood with special thanks to Jameson Wood of Wood Creative Group.
“The Great Unknowing” from Hugh Christopher Brown’s new release Pacem was inspired by his work making music in prisons. The track features Lloyd Ingraham on vocals, one of the first participants in the Pros and Cons program. Brown says, “Coming to terms with ourselves is a great challenge — particularly the ways you have harmed others or suffered yourself. Music is one of …
Sweet chops, Hugh Christopher Brown!
“For a newcomer on the scene her vocal delivery is pretty damn amazing: totally at ease storytelling and bravado rolled into one.” Read the whole article at Here Comes The Flood: http://werksman.blogspot.com/2018/08/hadley-mccall-thackston-hadley-mccall.html
“From the first flutterings of the opening song, Butterflies, to the closing Last Mountain Waltz the album springs, fully formed, from Miss Thackston’s imaginative mind and the excellent arrangement and production skills of Hugh Christopher Brown.” Read the whole article at Blabber ‘n’ Smoke: https://paulkerr.wordpress.com/2018/08/17/hadley-mccall-thackston-wolfe-island-records/