Spring 2017… released from MadRiver… under a Full Moon! Now Available on all major digital retailers.
MadRiver are a Canadian folk-rock alternative band with blues and country influences… Swamp Music !
MadRiver was formed in 2015 in Duntroon, Ontario. The band members reside in and around Collingwood, Ontario; Neill Lanz, Singer/Songwriter, resides in Duntroon, home of the MadRiver Music Studio. Previously, in 1993, Neill Lanz and Rick Garner released a folk-country album, titled “Tickler”, along with then band member John Miller, of “Strange Potatoes”. Four songs from this album received radio play Internationally: Canada, USA, throughout Europe and the UK. Neill Lanz was formerly in the band “Butterfoot” in the 80-90’s playing cover tunes and original music locally and in Toronto. Members: Neill Lanz, Rick Garner, Craig Smith, Michael Donovan, Dave Garner, Kevin Hackett Guest Musicians: Nelson Beattie (saxophone), Aaron Garner (electric guitar)
From award winning producer Steve Brown: (Steve has produced Sir Elton John, Freddie Mercury (Queen), The Cult, The Poques and many other class writers and performers): “Just listening to your album right now Neill, sounding great to me… Highly recommend the album people!”
Flowing from the Heart
of the Highlands of Duntroon,
1. 2Ist CENTURY BLUES 2:46
2. LOOKIN’ BACK 3:15
3. LUCKY ONE 2:54
4. FUMBLEBUM 4:00
5. ONCE UPON A TIME 3:38
6. SEND ME A GIRL 3:28
7. LAZY EVENING 2:45
8. ALL GASSED UP 3:50
9. VICISSITUDES 3:45
10. KINDA MYSTICAL 3:23
Local Band, Mad River, goes National !
Mad River, a Collingwood/Duntroon band, have entered a recent original song, ‘Body & Soul’, in the CBC Searchlight Music Contest.
“Searchlight is CBC Music’s long-running hunt for Canada’s undiscovered musical talent, judged by a combination of audience voting (by the public) and a panel of celebrity judges, who represent a cross-section of the best that the Canadian music industry has to offer”. (CBC Searchlight)
Voting begins Feb 5-14th…
To Listen to Mad River’s Song, Body & Soul and to Vote….go to www.cbcmusicsearchlight.ca Enter name of band – Mad River.
“Why Wait, Please Vote Now ! Please share with family & friends to help promote our music across Canada” !
Produced by Craig Smith ~ ~ Artwork by Sue Miller ~ ~ Photography by Richard Garner
Available at Mad Dog’s Coffee & Vinyl Cafe in Collingwood, Ont