Ghostkeeper (band)

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Ghostkeeper
Origin Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Genres Folk
Blues
Years active 2008–present
Labels Flemish Eye (Canada)
Saved by Radio
Website Official Myspace
Members Shane Ghostkeeper
Sarah Houle
Scott Munro
Jay Crocker

Ghostkeeper is a progressive folk and blues act from Calgary, Canada. The group takes its name from main songwriter: Shane Ghostkeeper. Their debut album Children of the Great Northern Muskeg was released on Saved by Radio on July 15, 2008 in Canada.[1] The band's second album, titled Ghostkeeper, was released on March 9, 2010 by Flemish Eye Records.[2]

Ghostkeeper - Children of the Great Northern Muskeg[edit]

Ghostkeeper's debut album, Children of the Great Northern Muskeg, was recorded by Lorrie Matheson. It gained positive recognition from music publications including Exclaim!,[3] and iheartmusic.[4]

Ghostkeeper - Ghostkeeper[edit]

Ghostkeeper's second, self-titled,[2] album, recorded by Jay Crocker and Scott Munro,[2] gained further positive recognition from music publications including See Magazine,[5] Eye Weekly,[6] and Exclaim!.[7] and Vue Weekly.[8] The album, released on Flemish Eye Records, served as a strong musical document of both Shane Ghostkeeper and Sarah Houle's northern Albertan origins. The album debuted at #32 on Earshot's Top 50 for the week of March 2, 2010,[9] #6 on Chart Attack's Top 30 for the week of March 9, 2010 [10] and at #28 on CBC Radio 3's Top 30 for the week of March 6, 2010.[11]

Discography[edit]

Members[edit]

  • Shane Ghostkeeper (guitar, vocals)
  • Sarah Houle (drums, vocals)
  • Scott Munro (bass)
  • Jay Crocker (guitar)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ghostkeeper's Children of the Great Northern Muskeg: Saved By Radio - Calgary's most eclectic record label". Saved By Radio. 2004-02-18. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  2. ^ a b c "Ghostkeeper : Ghostkeeper". Flemish Eye. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  3. ^ "Exclaim! Canada's Music Authority". Exclaim.ca. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  4. ^ "This one's a 'keeper. - i(heart)music". Iheartmusic.net. 2008-06-26. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  5. ^ "SEE - Edmonton Music - Music Feature - Listen". Seemagazine.com. 2010-03-04. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  6. ^ "Ghostkeeper - The EYE WEEKLY Interview". Eyeweekly.com. 2010-03-03. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  7. ^ "Ghostkeeper - "By Morning"". Exclaim.ca. 2010-02-03. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  8. ^ "Edmonton's 100% Independent Weekly : Prevue - Women". Vue Weekly. 2008-06-12. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  9. ^ "!earshot : charts". Earshot-online.com. 2010-03-23. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  10. ^ "Charts". CHARTattack. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 
  11. ^ "CBC Radio 3 Podcast - R3-30 - Crart 181". Radio3.CBC.ca. Retrieved 2010-03-30. 

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