WAIL Team Spotlight
WAIL has been seen by millions of people since it's launch in 2015 and has established itself as a leader in alternative media coverage for independent music scenes all over the world. It takes a lot of time and work to keep WAIL evolving and staying in touch with as many independent artists as humanly possible. This is the team that is WAIL and strives every day to keep the dream alive and to put the magic back into music.
Music has always been a passion of J's. He's always supported the scene and any determined musicians around him. He's been in punk bands, metal bands and now plays for his solo BluesRockReggae project as well as plays bass and co-sings in LOST APES. He started WAIL in 2015 working countless hours day and night finding every loophole where the internet has failed music. Striving to revolutionize the music industry and give independent bands a chance to get their music out there by generating more content, he's doing everything he can to put the magic back in music. Putting together the WAIL network as it spreads from Canada to many countries around the world has been a time staking but crucial process to spread the idea of cutting out the middleman in music and keeping music, "For Musicians, By Musicians". His vision for WAIL is for bands to be able to sell their music with no fees and keep 100% of the royaltiesand incorporate unimplemented revenue streams and sharing innovations into the new mega-platform to make it the most useful, powerful and synergistic combination of internet and music. Constantly networking and creating new concepts to incorporate into the upcoming platform keeps J. Wesley a busy dude.
Facebook - #jwesleymusic - @jwesleyofficial - jwesley.bandcamp.com - SoundCloud
Lifetime music enthusiast, Misty has been drumming for 4 years. She's been to over 500 concerts, has worked with record labels all over the continent and has been promoting live music for over a decade. She's been writing music for 17 years and WAIL is stoked to have her on board as Promotions Manager. She stays up countless hours of the nights working hard on new WAIL endeavors and expanding the network.
Besides writing reviews for Wail Music Magazine, Marc’s a pretty busy guy. He teaches piano to more than 45 students currently and plays actively in 5 bands. “HEAD” released their album, “Afraid to Sleep”, in 2016 and Marc was producer, writer, keyboardist and vocalist on that album. “Abandon Paris” is in the process of releasing their EP for 2017. “Stone Poets” has another EP due out in 2017 as well. He can also be heard on Ajaye Jardine’s newest single, “Chasing Red Lights” out soon... and he plays keyboards and sings with “Prism” (currently touring) Marc has toured extensively across Canada and the U.S. with Prism, Doug and the Slugs, Nick Gilder and Sweeney Todd and Toronto to audiences in the thousands. He also has a radio show called, “Green Beans, Mushroom Soup & Strawberry Ice Cream” on PNWR... every Sunday night at 9 and 11pm at www.pacificnorthwestradio.com, where he discusses and plays music, mostly from the
www.marcgladstone.com - www.prism.ca - www.headmusic.ca - www.abandonparis.com - www.stonepoets.ca
My name is Joseph (AKA SloanBones) and I've been writing about music on and off for about seven years. I think the greatest thing I love about music is discovering new music and new bands to see live.
Jamie Rose (JR) McKeague
Jamie Rose, has been singing, and writing, for the majority of her life. She loves discovering new music, venues, and artists. She especially appreciates poetic lyricism, raw vocals and soul filled instrumentals. Accompanied by her ukulele, she is currently working on some new original tracks to share with us soon!
JR's passion for writing, singing, performing and promoting independent musicians, makes her a great fit for the WAIL Team! Find articles written by JR in our "Featured Artists" columns.
Brahma Blue has fostered the spirit of creation through spontaneous poetry releases on street corners and local shops from Montreal to Nanaimo. In 2012 he joined Independent Generation as a studio engineer working on numerous releases including his first LP Oranges. His newly tweaked sound landed him on the premier B.C. community record label Mighty Speck Records. His most recent release of the LyShCamelLay LP and the Book Of Brahmana Blues has sought to amend the algorithmic nature of the modern world. He has been an active contributor and street team member of Wail Music Magazine since 2016.
To some, music is the life force that drives their destiny. It grinds and undulates right along with the rhythm of their soul. Morgan Toutant embodies this. He has written for Backstage Entertainment and Intune Magazine, written countless Bios, concert reviews and so much more. He is a singer, songwriter, lead guitarist, music teacher of multiple instruments and currently plays in 2 projects. He attended Trebas institute in Vancouver studying music business, toured and played in countless rock acts and is never at a loss for words. Honed and insightful, dedicated and persistent. He lives for this and proves it.