18 Karat Reggae picks up Really Small Town

If Bob Marley and Neil Young wrote a song for today’s...

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Honouring Pete Otis at B’arlopalooza 5

A beautiful man. Pete Otis always had a smile on his face and a word of encouragement. How deep he was musically connected within the community and industry is quite lovingly eloquated by his friend Gary 17, read all about Pete here…. No public visitation or funeral for songwriter/impresario Pete Otis, but condolences site now online...

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Really Small Town (press release)
Jan01

Really Small Town (press release)

Press Release “Really Small Town” the debut single from One Eyed Oracle of Oshawa, (Greater Toronto) Ontario CANADA, featuring indigenous reggae artist Kalask aka iDavid. Think Bob Marley and Neil Young write with  John Lennon and David Bowie while listening to a Day in the Life. Co-Produced with multi gold record engineer and producer Jeff McCulloch of Wellesley Sound, (Dirty Dancing, Celine Dion, Shania Twain) Mixed and...

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Boris unveiling…Oracle
Dec09

Boris unveiling…Oracle

Boris unveiling new tunes as an Oracle at Linsmore tonight | TorontoMoon.ca 180206Tu | Shows for Tuesday, February 06, 2018 February 6, 2018 Most of the time when we’ve written about songwriter Boris Buhot it’s been in connection with the delightful but sadly defunct songwriters-in-the-round series he organized and hosted for three years until this past December. But Buhot, whose style we’ve described as “Grunge Folk” on a few...

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The Last Round
Dec15

The Last Round

Last call for Boris Buhot’s Round tonight at Hirut | TorontoMoon.ca 171201Fr | Shows for Friday, December 01, 2017 December 1, 2017 \ TO EAST \ After three years of staging charming in-the-round shows at a couple of different venues in different cities, songwriter host Boris Buhot is wrapping up the series tonight with a finale show in east TO at Hirut Café. For this one it appears it will be just him and guest songwriter Rob Kennedy...

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Building Bridges
Jul19

Building Bridges

Building bridges with Oshawa’s Boris Buhot   Dave Grohl’s Sonic Highways TV series is on my mind. Grohl and his band, Foo Fighters, recorded their latest album in various studios in American cities, cities that have their own unique musical heritage. They document the journeys and interview key players in whichever city is being spotlighted. I like it a lot and not just because I agree with Dave’s premise that place informs...

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“In The Round” TO season finale features passionate songwriters
May13

“In The Round” TO season finale features passionate songwriters

For the past 18 months east-Toronto born and Oshawa-based Grunge-Pop songwriter Boris Buhot has been putting on an interesting series of monthly “In The Round” artist showcases that rotate between clubs in the two jurisdictions. Taking place alternately at Hirut Café in east TO and Oshawa’s Simcoe Blues and Jazz club, the three or four participants, usually also including the host, do successive songs and in some instances also join...

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Campfire song circle and catching a wave augur nice weather
Mar18

Campfire song circle and catching a wave augur nice weather

The weather’s still a bit chilly to think about going to the beach, let alone catching a wave on a surfboard, but a couple of shows in east TO tonight will give what feels like a holiday weekend (you can bet a lot of people called in sick after yesterday’s celebrations) a definite proto-summer feel. If you have fond memories of campfire-style song circles with earnest songwriters sharing their tunes then the 9-12 “In The Round” show...

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