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// Nick Procyshyn and The Bad Milk
Peterborough local Nick Procyshyn is a self taught singer and songwriter. He is predominantly a solo performer but occasionally plays with a three piece band or a female vocal accompaniment. He utilizes a variety of sounds and media including piano and pipe organ.
He thinks of his inspiration as borrowed from his backyard-- the warmth and sounds and particular beauty of the Kawartha Lakes. Like so many folk souls before him many of his songs attempt to harmonize a fatalistic love... or seek out new love in its various forms. Mostly, he'd like to retire to a treehouse someday and relish in whimsy and woods...
But for now he is busy working on an album for release on (hopefully) vinyl this year. He is also heading a video project he calls the "Lamp Sessions" in an attempt to document the beauty of Canadian music artists.
// Wired To The Sky
Wired To The Sky is the ever-evolving solo project of Canadian songwriter, Dylan Perkons. After relocating from Montreal to the West Coast he began performing new material, frequently collaborating with a rotating cast of Vancouver Island musicians. In late 2016 the band entered the studio to record their debut album, produced by Juno Award-winner Colin Stewart (Dan Mangan, Black Mountain, Yukon Blonde). The upcoming 2017 release, titled Steady Sparrow, Steady Flight finds Perkons' residing comfortably in a post-Americana landscape. Though his dusty baritone remains at the front and center of the album, the dynamic arrangements carry the listener through the songs. The album features contributions from Pat McTaggart, Dave Thompson, Kathryn Calder, Laura Mitic, Marc Jenkins, Nevada Brown, Michael Lewis and Megan McCaffrey. Swaying between colorful indie folk and eerie country-noir, the music compliments the earnest writing woven throughout the songs.
Peachykine is rapidly evolving her style and presence in the Peterborough music scene. With her vocals, electric guitar, stomp box, foot tambourine,and loop pedal, live performances have been described to sound like a full band when really commanded by a single multitasking musician. Her lyrics are raw, enchanting narratives, authentic to her personal life and punctuated by twists of crude humour.