Canadian Musician - March / April 2018 - Page 5

INDIE INSIDER 10 ROAD TEST 20 Music BC’s Phoenix Program & The Need for Music Business Education, Part 2 A suite of software reviews including Steinberg’s Cubase Pro 9.5, Waves’ Scheps Omni Channel plug-in, and the Bus Glue collection from Joey Sturgis Tones Elise LeGrow’s fresh takes on a classic catalogue, Pg. 38 DEPARTMENTS 9 12 18 19 64 71 74 76 78 First Take Changes CM Radio Events Hot Gear Advertisers’ Index Tech Tools Classifieds Showcase FEATURES 34 Brett Kissel & Meghan Patrick The Continuing Rise of Canadian Country By Andrew King Two of our hottest country stars talk Nashville, Canadian country’s industry infrastructure, the importance of live performance, and more. 38 COLUMNS Elise LeGrow 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 58 59 60 By Ashley Jude Collie Who do you love? Well, you’re probably gonna love singer Elise LeGrow and her debut full-length record, Playing Chess. Guitar – Sophia Radisch Keyboards – Teri Parker Bass – Jason Raso Percussion – Chris Brown Woodwinds – Daniel Schnee Brass – Paul Baron Digital Music – Bobby Love Vocals – Micah Barnes Writing – Stefanie Blondal Johnson Recording – Dajaun Martineau Live Sound – Cam MacLellan & Mike Rowland 62 Business – Adrian Barnardo Reimagining Chess Records Classics & Herself Brett Kissel meghan patrick AND THE CONTINUING RISE OF CANADIAN COUNTRY plus: COVER PHOTO: BRETT KISSEL & MEGHAN PATRICK BY NEAL BURSTYN, NTBCREATIVE.COM Own the Stage with a Fearless, Impactful Performance Music Therapy for Musicians 42 Queens of the Low Frequencies 49 By Amy Di Nino We’ve repeatedly touted the importance of music therapy and how musicians can get involved; this time, we look at the advantages for musicians on the receiving end. Our 2018 Bass Special By Jason Raso There are so many amazing bass players in the world, and now more than ever, a great number of them are women. If you find this surprising, you should get out more. Caveboy’s Isabelle Banos & other ladies of the low end, Pg. 49 Elise LeGrow Plays Chess A Fresh, New Voice Covers a Classic Catalogue Music Therapy For Musicians Queens Of The Low Frequencies Our 2018 Bass Special with Rhonda Smith, Brandi Disterheft, The Spoons’ Sandy Horne & More