Category Archives: Grayowl Interviews

One-on-One with Zachary Lucky

by Laura Stanley  For Saskatoon born folk/country musician Zachary Lucky, embarking on long tours that span months is not new. Booking his own tours since the start of his music career, shortly after finishing high school, Lucky is the reason … Continue reading

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One-on-One with Gabrielle Giguere (Her Harbour)

by Laura Stanley  Following its release last year, the debut record from Ottawa based band Her Harbour memorized the blog. Together the richly personal lyrics and minimalistic instrumental arrangements cloud the record, Winter’s Ghost, in an emotional darkness. But it … Continue reading

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One-on-One with Oxford Blue

  by Eleni Armenakis When I reach Pat Lefler, the man behind the now Toronto-based Oxford Blue, over the phone he’s in the middle of a kitchen jam. He and Dawn Redskye from the Blackwood Honeybees are still working out the … Continue reading

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One-on-One with Doug Hoyer

by Michael Thomas Doug Hoyer has no time to rest. “For the next bit I’m obviously going to work on music. I’ve got a bunch of tunes that I’m sitting on that are like half-done, quite a few of them,” … Continue reading

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One-on-One with Elrichman

By Jack Derricourt Otherworldly music stands out. Sounds that resonate from somewhere you’re not entirely familiar with are fascinating — it’s just human nature. Elrichman is the most nicely dressed, mild-mannered member of the unforseen universe, the valedictorian of odd … Continue reading

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Christian Hansen walks us through ‘Small Fry’

by Michael Thomas Very soon, Christian Hansen will be releasing a new EP called Small Fry (you can listen to the EP here). The EP is a bit of a departure from his utterly danceable albums, but is easily recognizable as something … Continue reading

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One-on-One with Gregory Pepper

by Michael Thomas “Maybe it was La Bamba that started it all.” Gregory Pepper, the Guelph-based indie-pop extraordinaire, is talking about what first got him into music. Is he serious? Who knows, maybe the Ritchie Valens biopic was what sparked … Continue reading

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One-on-One with Alden Penner

By Jack Derricourt Not many people are as comfortable with the phrase “up in the air” as Alden Penner is. Regarding plans for the future, his intentions for his newly compiled LP Exegesis, and even the lineup he’ll be playing … Continue reading

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One-on-One with Rebekah Higgs

by Michael Thomas Rebekah Higgs is a woman of many sounds. Since about 2006, when she began recording material, she’s done the solo thing, played in a heavily electronic outfit and performed only once with a large band doing 60s … Continue reading

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One-on-One with Peter Demakos of Blimp Rock

by Michael Thomas Peter Demakos enters Northwood, a Toronto coffee shop and bar, wearing a baseball cap, sunglasses and a scarf wrapped around half his face. He explains that he’s often recognized as the lead singer of Blimp Rock. I … Continue reading

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