Welcome to the singles club: The top 22 single releases of 2022

Welcome to the singles club: The top 22 single releases of 2022 By Shane Collins Writing for GONZO OKANAGAN allows unique perks. Access to exciting shows, photographing...

Music Reviews by John the Rock Doctor – Dec 2022

WILD MYSTIC MOUNTAIN Charlie Treat (independent) *** Bluegrass anyone?  This East Nashville singer/ songwriter is drawing on his rural upbringing in the raw, rootsy tradition...

Blue Rodeo and Barney Bentall stroll fans down memory lane at SOEC concert

Blue Rodeo and Barney Bentall stroll fans down memory lane at SOEC concert Canadian music icons Blue Rodeo preformed their Many a Mile Tour delighting...

Shane’s Top 21 Songs of 2021

Shane's Top 21 Songs of 2021 Photo credit and copyrights to Shane Collins & Gonzo Okanagan 2021 has seen a wide spectrum of natural disasters, political...

Back on the block with the Bizkit

Back on the block with the Bizkit Photo credit and copyrights to Shane Collins & Gonzo Okanagan Fred Durst may be on to something with his...

The Polish Ambassador

THE POLISH AMBASSADOR Lush Dubington In a previous article, I wrote about how the music we listen to changes with the seasons. For me, I seem...

The changing of the seasons by Shane Collins

The changing of the seasons Photo credit and copyrights to Shane Collins & Gonzo Okanagan The wine is sweet on my lips as I sit here,...

TURNSTILE: Welcome to a thrashing of the new

Welcome to a thrashing of the new Copyrights to Shane Collins & Gonzo Okanagan This is not really a review, but a confession of sorts. Turnstile...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR September 1, 2021

ARISING Dirkschneider & The Old Gang (AFM) ****+ Well this is cool.  If you’ve been missing the sound of classic Accept, this is as close...

Hot Wax Album Reviews by the ROCK DOCTOR August 23, 2021

MOOD SWINGS Andy Peake (Biglittle Records) ***** Usually when I find out a disc is a drummer’s solo album my first thought is “Uh oh…”....