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Robbie Cavanagh Performs for OAW

30 May 2016 by Canvas Sounds
For OAW #7, tenor-toned, Dixie strumming songster, Robbie Cavanagh swings by Manchester’s Northern Quarter with a couple’a pretty ditties in his heart and a self-devised, surname rhyme scheme we can o...
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Lyon Apprentice Perform For OAW

07 Apr 2016 by Canvas Sounds
For OAW #6 bewhiskered brothers Lyon Apprentice grace a music store showroom floor with a tandem duet on a shiny grand piano way out of their skill or price range. Looking as though they’ve halfway re...
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RUNAH Performs for OAW

17 Mar 2016 by Canvas Sounds
For OAW #5 our fair-skinned, auburn-platted chorister RUNAH set up shop on Chorlton's Beech Road and wowed fellow brunch goers with her droning minor keys, her haunting melodies and a face so beautifu...
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10 Mar 2016 by Canvas Sounds
For OAW #4 FAIRCHILD purchased the finest floppy grandma hats Chorlton charity shops had to offer and loaded up on cider and snags in true ‘sun’s out, guns out’ fashion. The boys were kind enough to r...
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Dom Major Performs for OAW

23 Feb 2016 by Canvas Sounds
For OAW #3 we told our friend Dom Major to don some of his highest quality Friday night denim and meet us in a stranger’s living room. Canvas Sounds supplied a hairdresser and makeup artist as old Dom...
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First Pope Performs For OAW

17 Jan 2016 by Canvas Sounds
For OAW #2 we let our Irish correspondent First Pope into an East Didsbury pub against the wishes of management and patrons alike - armed only with a guitar and a quiff of hair so high even Conan O’Br...
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Calan Mai performs for OAW

22 Dec 2015 by Canvas Sounds
For OAW #1 our kid Calan Mai puts on his best pair of denim shorts and serenades some pretty birds in his backyard. And by birds we mean winged, flying creatures.   As per protocol our young troubad...
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30 Nov 2015 by Canvas Sounds
Canvas Sounds’ ‘On a Whim’ is a series of live recording sessions filmed in and around Manchester, UK. OAW sessions present musicians at their most vulnerable, playing with little to no rehearsal time...
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