Category Archives: Artists as Fans

‘Artists as Fans’- Donovan Woods

Song: ‘Isis’ by Bob Dylan The first time I heard this song I’d been unceremoniously dropped by a very willful girl I dated during university. I heard “I married Isis on the 5th day of May, but I could not hold … Continue reading

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‘Artists as Fans’- Lennon Bone (of Ha Ha Tonka)

Song: ‘Other People’ by Beach House There’s something about those lines: “Other people want to keep in touch. Something happens and it’s not enough. Never thought that it would mean so much.” Being on the road sometimes feels like that for … Continue reading

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‘Artists as Fans’- Bryan John Appleby

Song: ‘Chelsea Hotel No. 2’- Leonard Cohen It’s not hard to realize the sad brilliance of this song. Without over romanticizing, Cohen holds up a trembling, expired glass to toast a tender, fading memory of what once was. Lyrics about ugly … Continue reading

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‘Artists as Fans’- Nathan Allen (of Seryn)

Song: ‘Oblivion’ by Grimes I find the things I end up loving the most are the things that I dislike at first. Claire Boucher’s voice is unorthodox at best, and took some getting used to, but now I love it. I dig … Continue reading

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‘Artists as Fans’- Mychal Cohen (of Campfire OK)

Song: ‘Ram On’- Paul McCartney There is a song that I have been listening to on repeat for about a year now. It is Paul McCartney’s ‘Ram On.’  I came across this song because my friend Garett (from Koko and … Continue reading

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‘Artists as Fans’- Sean Hoots (of Hoots & Hellmouth)

Song: ‘I Was Young When I Left Home (Bob Dylan cover)’- Antony and Bryce Dessner The touring lifestyle – long hours in a van, sleeping on floors and couches, rocking oh so hard, etc. – takes a toll on the mind … Continue reading

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‘Artists as Fans’- David McMillin (of Fort Frances)

Song: ‘Keep Me In Your Heart’- Warren Zevon Until a few years ago, the only degree of familiarity I had with Warren Zevon was singing the ‘aaah-ooohs’ of ‘Werewolves of London’ under the fuel of cheap tequila. I never really bothered … Continue reading

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