Rrampt Interviews: Jim Bryson

Photo: Remi Theriault There is so much good music happening in Canada right now, and one person who is at the top of my list of Canadian artists...

Man Machine Poem and Gord Downie’s Great Soul

I sat out on my deck over the weekend with my newly-acquired headphones on in the summer night air and let the new Hip album sink in....

Take me to the river: Leon Bridges, Sam Cooke, and Mark Twain

One of my favourite songs of all time is Sam Cooke’s A Change is Gonna Come. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEBlaMOmKV4 So, when I first heard Leon Bridges sing The River, it was...

The Waterfall

It has been one year now since the first Rrampt piece was posted, and a lot has changed.  We've gone through some ups and downs, strikes and...

Sharon Van Etten’s in trouble

Sharon Van Etten is in a lot of trouble these days - or at least she thinks she is. She opens and closes her new album, Are...

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