Muskoka is a pretty varied album, but Hard Times has its own vibe.
“That one was written across like the longest span of time and had the most experimentation; I had the most time to explore every avenue and every idea with it.”
You played the sax part yourself. How much of a multiinstrumentalist are you?
“That’s about the extent of it! I’d like to be more proficient on keys and things like that but at the moment sax is all I can do.”
You’re not tempted to break out the sax for every tune you make?
“It is very tempting! I’d like to sort of work it into a live show if I can. That’s my next big goal for my shows, although that’s quite a way off because I think you need to work it into a large percentage of the catalogue before you can do that. But it’s something I do want to try.”
The distortion on the sax gives it a really unusual, filthy character.
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