Source: Go North! / WhatsTheStory.ca ST. JOSEPH ISLAND, ON – MARCH 15, 2018 – TODAY, Go North Music Festival, held on beautiful St. Joseph Island is thrilled to announce the line-up for the second annual festival set for Saturday, July 14, 2018. The day-long family-friendly event will feature a variety […]
No Depression Magazine was kind enough to do a write up on Patrick Ballantyne and his new album “Calendar”… “As a “songwriter’s songwriter,” Toronto-based Patrick Ballantyne has lent his natural talent for hooks and lyrics to artists such as The Trews, Big Sugar, and Tim Chaisson – helping […]
This one was fun. I had the chance to produce this song right from the get go, so I’ve had some visuals brewing in my head for it for quite some time. Ambre wrote and recorded this song all in one evening, and we recorded it live off the floor on the antique Mason & Risch upright piano at Northwood Studios. Additional production elements beyond Ambre’s piano and voice were added later – some by Ambre herself, some by myself and with a notable violin performance added in by Brian Buchanan of Enter The Haggis / House of Hamill.
The video loosely plays into the narrative of Ambre’s hauntingly beautiful song. For much of the video, I had Ambre perform to the song at half speed which, which I then sped up to that actual speed of the song for the video – a fun effect that gives a creepy, twitchy, almost claymation like end result. Enjoy!
Patrick Ballantyne recently released his new album “Calendar”, a collection of songs that were a product of a year long project of his where he wrote, produced and recorded one song a month in a single Calendar year. This, his 3rd length album showcases the […]
Danielle Todd dropped by Northwood Studios for an impromptu video performance of her rendition of Lady Gaga’s hit song “Million Reasons”…