By Bob Mersereau, Top 100 Canadian Blog
Our pal Dave has sneaked this one into the market without fanfare, largely because it’s not new per se. Instead, it’s a collection of some of his fan-favourite tracks from his career, rerecorded with his live band in a relaxed studio session, to do them much the same way you’d hear them in concert. Also, this was first made a couple of years ago to have a sort of best-of for U.S.
By Dan St. Yves, Calgary Herald
Photos by Dan St. Yves
Recording artists from long bygone eras seemed to have the market cornered on exuding coolness, grace and elegance both with their recorded work, and their live performances. A few of those performers are still around, and they’re just as classy as ever. Tony Bennett and Johnny Mathis come to mind, both still capable of sharing their catalogues of popular songs that have stood up for decades,
David Myles is in the midst of packing for an Alberta tour to promote his own brand-new EP, Here Now.
By Stephen Cooke, Local Xpress
Most Nova Scotians were cursing the late blast of winter that came earlier this week, but as resourceful Maritimers are wont to do, David Myles and Classified were able to make the most of it.
The folk-pop crooner and the Enfield MC were performing for the camera late Monday night around the waterfront of north-end Halifax,
Embrassant à la fois la pop, le folk et la musique soul, vous aimerez l’énergie musicale de David Myles aux sonorités situés entre le style de James Taylor et Justin Timberlake. Un album qui aligne les mélodies accrocheuses et les rythmes entrainants.
By Robyn Welsh, Beatroute
David Myles has explored the world of music through listening to different genres and making records spontaneously, amalgamating whatever music he surrounds himself with at any given time. His new EP, Here Now, is fittingly how he feels both here and now. A take on contemporary pop music sewn together with Motown, Smokey Robinson, and classic soul, Here Now, is the musical offspring of Myles with frequent collaborator,
By Sarah Murphy, Exclaim!
East Coast music man David Myles reworked some of his past work last year for the U.S.-only compilation So Far, and now he’s ready to unveil some totally fresh material on a new EP called Here Now.
The six-song set hears Myles diving head first into the world of pop music — a focused departure from the jazz, latin, country, folk, doo wop and bluegrass sounds he’s also explored in his career up until now.
By Dan St. Yves
Photo by Riley Smith
I received an e-mail back in early March, as did likely most anyone who had previously subscribed to David Myles’ newsletter updates. The e-mail contained the typical update for fans and subscribers — Myles had a new release coming out, Here Now.
However, the kicker was in the way he was letting early word of the recording get out,
By Lee Zimmerman, Broward Palm Beach New Times
While the perpetual cynics hem and haw that great Americana music is in scarce quantity these days, 2015 proved such assumptions couldn’t be further from the truth. Several new artists emerged from a variety of stylistic realms, proving emphatically that there remains a wellspring of excellent contemporary folk, country, soul, and Americana performers just waiting in the wings. Here then, are our picks for those who warrant be watched in the year ahead.