Author: Josh Hamm

Josh is a writer from Vancouver, and when he’s not listening to music you can find him with a book in hand, watching a movie, or putting pen to paper. He spends far too much time on the large things that matter little, rather than the little things that matter largely.

January 7, 2017

The Best of 2016: Josh Hamm

It feels like a cliché at this point to introduce a list along with a meta commentary on the nature of lists, etc, but I still feel the need to clarify that as much as I love making lists, the order of my picks have swapped more places more often than I can count, and will probably change tomorrow. Continued →

November 10, 2016

INTERVIEW : Joshua Powell of Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery

Joshua Powell, of Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery, was kind enough to talk with me over email about his music last year. Our discussion covers his take on the current state of the American folk scene, the difficulty navigating between the business and artistic aspects of being a professional musician, and his personal creative songwriting process on his third album Aylosha. Continued →

April 9, 2015

February 19, 2015

February 17, 2015

February 13, 2015

February 3, 2015

February 1, 2015

January 6, 2015

November 17, 2014

September 19, 2014

August 25, 2014

INTERVIEW : Bill Mallonee

I was lucky enough to talk with Bill Mallonee about his upcoming album Winnowing and the intersection between faith and art; much of it was off the record, but here are a few of his words to shed light on the album and his approach to songwriting.

July 18, 2014

INTERVIEW : David Wimbish: Part One

David Wimbish of The Collection was kind enough to take some time and have a conversation with me over email. We talked about The Collection’s new album, “Ars Moriendi,” how the writing process works, what it’s like to have a family for a band, faith, hope, love, and everything else in between.

July 3, 2014

July 2, 2014

June 19, 2014

June 14, 2014

June 6, 2014

June 2, 2014

May 22, 2014

The Collection - The Gown of Green

Orchestral folk rockers from Greensboro, NC, The Collection, have just released their first single from their upcoming album Ars Moriendi. Originally premiering on NPR, here’s the live video of “The Gown of Green”. I can’t recommend them enough, so do yourself a favour and check them out below.

May 21, 2014

April 9, 2014

April 8, 2014

March 25, 2014

March 3, 2014

February 26, 2014

February 19, 2014