Charles Connolly :: Part Two

March 24, 2014 // 1 Comment

Welcome back to the second part of Mike’s interview with Charles Connolly. Last week, you guys were introduced you to this well-spoken and completely brilliant [...]

Charles Connolly :: Part One

March 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Charles Connolly is quite possibly the most talented, best kept secret in the United Kingdom. Capable of blending many different layers of sound and sonic techniques into a [...]

March 6, 1970

March 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Today in 1970, Charles Manson released an LP titled Lie. The album was supposed to finance his defence in the Sharon Tate murder trial. It was not a commercial [...]

Charles Connolly :: Snakes and Ladders

February 4, 2014 // 1 Comment

It’s shocking how, month after month, and year after year, the U.K. keeps turning out one amazing artist after another (or, it would be shocking if they hadn’t been doing [...]

October 31, 1964

October 31, 2013 // 0 Comments

Today in 1964, Ray Charles was arrested by Logan Airport in Boston and was charged with heroin possession. This arrested was his third drug charge. Charles managed to avoid [...]

September 8, 1952

September 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Today in 1952, Ray Charles recorded his first session for Atlantic Records. Atlantic had bought Charles’ contract from Swing Time Records after that label folded. [...]

Chloe Charles

April 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

After months and months of missed connections (mostly – or all – on my part), Chloe Charles and I finally found the time to talk, and talk we did. Chloe was gracious [...]

Chloe Charles :: Break The Balance

February 13, 2013 // 0 Comments

Having first seen Chloe Charles on stage during last year’s Canadian Music Week, I was intrigued. She had this worldly aura, and sounded like a string orchestra that [...]

Chloe Charles

March 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

With a string-infused band (violin, standing bass, in addition to various guitars), it is Chloe Charles’ smokey, worldly, and biting vocals that bring the rock ‘n [...]