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Flamingo Studios

Welcome to Flamingo Studios! Producer: Matty McKay Nimbus Student: Adam Stafa Artists: Lyndsay Butler & Ryan Lindsay Songwriters: Team Ly(i)ndsay aka Lyndsay and Ryan Our Nimbus student (or as we lovingly have nicknamed them, Nimbits) Adam, decorated our studio with some excellent style pieces. The neon flamingo was a hit with us all as soon…

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The Creature In The Wall

There is a creature that lives in the walls of my house. She creeps out at night and whispers words and melodies in my ears, so quietly that sometimes I can barely hear them. If I don’t capture them the moment I hear them, my little muse disappears into the night and sends her ideas…

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Happy Campers! | Leaving Thomas Entry 1

Well, it’s Day 2 at Project Wild and with all that we have done, it feels like we’ve already been here for a week!  Despite the smoke, the setting is beautiful for songwriting, bonding with our fellow artists and, of course…hockey games…but we’ll get to that later. Bryton and I arrived after a long drive…

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#1. Reflections of a Project Wild Lifer

Okay, so first of all, let us begin by saying that this has been the best and strangest summer ever. Best because we were asked to be a part of Project Wild at the last minute – and stangest for that very same reason. We received an email marked “URGENT” one groggy Wednesday morning but…

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Soundchecks and Vocal Mastery

Hey everyone! I’m having a great time out here in Princeton, BC for the Project Wild Bootcamp! It’s really smokey here due to all the fires, which is a little hard on our singing voices but we’re all pressing forward and singing our hearts out regardless. We are making forever friends, cowriting with fellow top…

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The End Is Not The End

Boot camp is over… I think we are all genuinely concerned about the lack of food after today. There seems to be this common knowledge that you leave here a little round. Our pontoon party cruiser captain made us all move to the back of the boat last night so he could reverse… My list…

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Star Gazing

Saturday Sept. 27th This evening, we had the first of our showcases. One moment, you’re talking to someone and relating to them on a practical level and then hours later, on stage, they are fireflies, lighting up the room. It’s amazing how unmasking oneself, doing what you love and loving those you do it for,…

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Last Night’s Showcases

Monday evening we were treated to the last of the artist showcases.  Each night has been an experience unto itself, and has showed off the amazing and varied styles that exist in Alberta country music today.  From Lucette’s “murder ballads” to the uptempo and interactive set of Nice Horse, the night started out with a…

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Showcase Day!!

Day 3 – Well day three is upon us here in the rugged wilderness of Boot Camp, and man the good stuff just keeps on coming!! We began our day with Bob D’Eith and his talk on the business of music. His practical insight from years of experience was fantastic to be able to see…

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