Open house for TINI Music Co-op

Hello indie music enthusiasts! For two dates in November TINI Music Co-op will be hosting the public, living room casual drop-in style, at the Tranzac Club in Toronto. The general idea of the open house events is to engage interest in TINI membership in advance of our official incorporation as a multi-stakeholder co-operative. What happensContinue reading “Open house for TINI Music Co-op”

Researching Toronto Music Studios

In Summer 2021, I was part of a project that explored the functions and the fluidity of spaces which sound engineers utilized for recording music. This was research that was to complement a book, ‘The Sonic Heritage’, from the Oslo School of Architecture & Design. Since I hailed from Toronto, Canada, I was asked toContinue reading “Researching Toronto Music Studios”

The importance of documenting your local music community

Growing up in Vancouver, I was not aware that I was witness to an ongoing narrative of the complex relationship between musicians and government. In the mid 2000’s, I was embedded in an expansive and inclusive music scene which permeated Vancouver and existed thanks to generous venue owners and musicians who would open their basementsContinue reading “The importance of documenting your local music community”