With the spooky times that we're living in, chances are pretty good that you're staying at home as often as your responsibilities and level of health allow.
14 days ago, I had to head into the hospital: blood was coming outta places where blood's supposed to stay put. The only thing that's kept me from going insane wondering whether or not I may have been infected with COVID-19 while my bits were being inspected, has been good music. One of the new-to-me-acts I stumbled upon while I was losing sleep over the past two weeks is Ryan McNally. Raised in rural Quebec and, from what I gather, now based out of northwestern Canada, McNally's sound is a delightful mishmash of influences that I could listen to for hours at a time.
If you dig what you hear, you can show McNally some love by plunking down a few bucks for one of his two albums, over at Bandcamp.
‘…and the horns kicked in…”
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