What A Summer!

Well it really has been an excellent summer working together with JAMES ALPHONSE recording and mixing his first self-titled solo EP. And he’s already procured a Synch Broker who is placing one track on a TV show. Check https://james-alphonse.bandcamp.com/album/james-alphonse. It makes perfect sense for this talented young singer/songwriter to be getting action from the industry […]


Summer’s almost over all you home studio engineers; and, as vacation time comes to a close we are planning another Audio Group Therapy Workshop. This intensive 2-day workshop for you In-The-Box recording/mixing remedy seekers plan now for September 21st 22nd, 2015. We have room for 2 more participants. Funds Well Spent. Rewards – Priceless! If […]

Congratulations to All Hamilton Music Awards 2015 Nominees!

I’m thrilled that five projects I’ve worked on in the past year have garnered nominations for the Hamilton Music Awards 2015. Congratulations to all the nominees and especially these five talented Artists/Groups: Allotrope, Jamsquid, Harrison Kennedy, Mississippi Bends and Tongue Fu!! Great Going ALL!!

JAMSQUID bedtracks and such

Apologies to JAMSQUID. I thought this was published long since. I believe I was waiting for a photo. So, Mid March, 2014, JAMSQUID and I convened for bed tracks at Porcelain Records in north Hamilton and then continued back here at Psychotropic Studio. This was a Rockin’ project and the live-off-the-floor approach worked brilliantly. Simple! […]

The JOHNNY MAX BAND LIVE recording done and mixed

March 11th, The Johnny Max Band set up hexagonally on-the-floor with no head-phones at Porcelain Records. This seasoned Blues Sextet were so prepared that we recorded an album in three hours. And with such pros, it was a snap. Marcone and Steve Bigas were on hand to lend their talent. The room lends itself, as […]

Tia McGraff & Tommy Parham

CRAZY BEAUTIFUL is now a reality for Tia McGRAFF and Tommy Parham. April 2nd it drops in Canada on Bandana Records and April 8th they take it to the UK to release throughout for one month of touring, www.tiamcgraff.com. It has been a labour of love working with these two dedicated, exceedingly talented songwriting artists […]

PSYCHOTIC AUTHORITY (formerly Seeing Red)

So, back to work with PSYCHOTIC AUTHORITY, the natural evolution of Seeing Red. Psychotic Authority is Claudia Roxs, Richard DuCroix (Guitar), Kevin Brazolot (Bass)and Doug Bennie (Drums). We began working together before Christmas when the new lineup solidified and the material flowed. They graciously had faith in my recovery, have helped me with alternative healing options, and […]

M.E. Law: Peace, Love, Death and Chocolate now for sale

So south meant San Diego, where MJ’s longtime friend M.E. (Marion) Law creates works of art and her music. With 4 songs in the can from her visit to Canada this past summer, and knowing we’d be in California in October, Marion thought why not complete a whole album as the songs were waiting to […]