“From the beginning, I wanted this video to be black and white, it completely was the tone of the song for me. So, set on the beaches and roads of Wolfe Island, featuring Hadley McCall Thackston’s haunting performance, this was exactly as it was meant to be.”
“This is Brown’s first proper solo recording in years, and to make it he drew extensively from the community he’s cultivated on Wolfe Island, where he moved from New York City in the last decade… It’s the most musically diverse collection Brown has ever put out, and it’s a welcome return from a songwriter who has a lot to give.” …
“Pacem is one of those albums that works on the listener from the inside out. The more I listen, the more I am astonished by its depth and intricacy. The album begins with a Chant of St. Ignatius extolling the divinity of all things and ends with a lyrical, plaintive folk song. Between these two pieces are masterfully constructed songs, …
“A cathartic, vulnerable piece of work, Pacem brings feelings of serenity and introspection to the listener.”
“Overall the album was well put together and had me hooked from beginning to end.”
Hugh Christopher Brown plays a song from his new album “Pacem”
The jangly, hooky roots rock of the Stephen Stanley Band’s first album, Jimmy & The Moon, will sound familiar to fans of Lowest of the Low, who for decades have heard Stanley’s guitar motifs embellishing the band’s classic songs. Stanley left the veteran Toronto indie band nearly five years ago. “It became apparent there wasn’t a place for my songwriting …
Halls Of Folsom – Hugh Christopher Brown with Sarah McDermott and David Gogo at the Duncan Showroom
Ahead of its release, Brown is setting “Keeper of the Flame” loose into the world. The windswept love song features classic, longing Dobro set against rollicking percussion. The folk-pop artist describes the heartstring-tugging tune as “very simply about someone who makes me want to live and taught me how to love in a whole new way.”
Rocky Roberts live on the Wolfe Island Records porch.
David Corley live on the Wolfe Island Records porch.
Hadley McCall Thackston live on the Wolfe Island Records porch.
The Blue Room Sessions. Year 6, Session 18 Verkadefabriek. ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. 2017-05-16 Camera and editing by Wim Voets, LookDeeper.eu
The Blue Room Sessions. Year 6, Session 18 Verkadefabriek. ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. 2017-05-16 Camera and editing by Wim Voets, LookDeeper https://infofurmanner.de/.eu
Every week, inmates at Kingston, Ontario penitentiary converted the prison chapel into a recording studio. Under the guidance of veteran musician Hugh Christopher Brown, they recorded an album, raised money for charity and redefined themselves https://cz-lekarna.com. CBC Radio’s Tapestry is a weekly exploration of spirituality, religion and the search for meaning, hosted by Mary Hynes.
“I decided to write Chris an email explaining that I had heard his song “Superior” at Esalen earlier that day and was transfixed by it, would love to hear more about what he is doing and possibly write something about his beautiful music.”
Stephen Stanley Band performs “By Her Side” at the Nathaniel Hughson Gallery in Hamilton, 19 November 2016.
“Suzanne Jarvie, Kate Fenner, Chris Brown & Tony Scherr are on tour in Ireland and are a group of musicians for which the word ‘simpatico’ was coined. They’ve played together on each other’s albums, been on tour, grown up, met and combined in a cohesive unit that is a pure joy to witness. Even as I pressed ‘record’ they were …
Hugh Christopher Brown’s track Superior from his album Burden of Belief, featuring Sarah Harmer
David Corley “Available Light” @ Zwijnshoofd Bergen op Zoom 17-5-2016