Yo this is soso of Clothes Horse Records and the world famous beatcomber crew (not actually that famous)… card carrying member of the New Democratic Party of Canada, CFCR Community Radio, AKA Gallery and Paved Arts.
The title refers to the place I lived while I was putting the album together. I lived there for about 3 years and it was the site of a period of change in my life. It was the first house that my girlfriend and I lived in together as a couple and marked my transition into adulthood...I know that sounds pretty gay. There were a lot of things happening around me and I feel like this album just starts to pull these experiences together -- I finished university, facing massive student loan debts I started working at my first career type job, my mom lost her parents, my dad had a heart operation, I had to deal with being a partner in a relationship... just real life type shit.
Where do you draw your inspiration from when you write?
My work is based on personal experiences... depending on the nature of the project; I'll use these personal experiences to put together songs that contribute to the work in some meaningful way.
You mention that you like old drinking songs, how have they influenced you and your music?
I was exposed to a lot of old drinking tunes as a child and to this day I find myself attracted to sad music. I like the raw, heart-breaking vocals on old cowboy songs. I appreciate their use of plain language to create these compelling stories of