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Single: The East Pointers Double Back on ‘Two Weeks’

“Write what you know.” That lesson gets hammered into us again and again. For bands on the road, like Prince Edward Island’s The East Pointers, many songs are often about just that: life on road. From their sophomore LP What We Leave Behind, released in September 2017, the band are revisiting ‘Two Weeks,’ a song about travelling far away from friends and family to find work. Continue reading Single: The East Pointers Double Back on ‘Two Weeks’

New Music: The East Pointers ‘What We Leave Behind’ Is An Eclectic Mix Of Storytelling

Prince Edward Island’s The East Pointers introduced their second album this fall as a follow up to their Juno Award-winning debut Secret Victory, released in 2015. What We Leave Behind is an eclectic mix of country, pop and blue grass embedded in traditional jigs and folk roots. Known for their ability to reach listeners around the globe with their warm and distinct celtic sound, fiddler/singer Tim Chaisson, banjoist Koady Chaisson and guitarist Jake Charron alongside Canadian singer/songwriter Gordie Sampson produced eleven tracks that weave together stories about life on the sea, travels abroad and historical accounts of tragedies while all echoing hope, love, and loss. Continue reading New Music: The East Pointers ‘What We Leave Behind’ Is An Eclectic Mix Of Storytelling