Blog Entries by Laura Antonelli

From Oshawa, Ontario, Laura comes from the world of radio broadcasting and English lit. She fell in love with music through film when she first watched Dirty Dancing, Grease, and Saturday Night Fever at an inappropriately young age. Since then, she has been fascinated by all genres of music and the inspirations, influences, and processes that are used to create it. Get her on Twitter at
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  • Stephan Jenkins of Third Eye BlindThird Eye Blind's frontman talks about their 2015 album Dopamine and explains why "Jumper" has a completely different meaning more
  • Brendan Bayliss of Umphrey's McGeeUmphrey's McGee's guitarist and singer, Brendan Bayliss, talks about recording their latest album in just 12 hours in the renowned, Abbey Road Studios. read more
  • Anthony Crawford of Sugarcane JaneAnthony talks about his finest collaborations: with Steve Winwood, Neil Young, and most importantly, his more
  • Ido ZmishlanyThe songwriter/producer behind hits for Shawn Mendes, Ryan Star and Connell Cruise talks about the inspiration and motivation behind the more
  • Jackie Mohr of The MohrsThe Mohrs frontwoman Jackie Mohr talks about the challenges of being a woman in rock, and how unstable relationships provided inspiration for their debut more
  • A Horror Rock Talk With Dean MadoniaA Nashville songwriter with a taste for horror, Dean talks about the spooky side of music and explains his latest project: A Frankenstein rock more
  • Jon Haber of DEC3After taking a break for 25 years, Jon Haber decided it was time to start creating music again. The DEC3 mastermind and guitarist breaks down the songwriting process for tracks on their recently released debut self-titled more
  • Ed Bernard of DruckfarbenDruckfarben is known as one of Canada's most adventurous progressive rock bands. Guitarist, Ed Bernard, breaks down the songwriting process for songs on their latest effort, Second more
  • Hawksley WorkmanOne of Canada's most popular and eclectic performers, Hawksley tells stories about his oldest songs, his plentiful side projects, and the ways that he keeps his songwriting fresh. read more
  • Max Kerman of ArkellsArkells frontman Max Kerman breaks down tracks from their album High Noon and explains the difference between a song about love and an actual love song. read more