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Re-Launching Blog

After migrating web hosts (finally back to Bandzoogle!), we're re-launching this blog. When we moved hosts, we lost a lot of our content. As such, there is a quiet period in our postings that stretches through 2015 and 2016.

We'll…
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Good Ghosts

We rolled back into Calgary in Ben's mighty van on Saturday night, after surviving another bout of crazy weather on the road!  This time I was asleep (thankfully!) and missed the snow storm that hurled upon us on the highway…
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Fog and Fourth Day of Locomotive Ghost Tour

I am happy to announce that we have successfully made it to our fourth day on tour.  I was even more grateful to have woken up safely in bed this morning after our harrowing drive from Kamloops to Vancouver last…

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Reintroducing...

In an attempt to introduce two new members to Locomotive Ghost and to celebrate the longer standing members of the band, we will be discussing our likes and dislikes with you today:

Mike Buckley dislikes mealy apples, and wearing out…
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Edmonton's Gig City Previews April 12th Show

Saturday 12

Locomotive Ghost – This Calgary folk-rock group just completed their most recent project, a series of four season-related 7” vinyl records about life, science, and the passage of time. “Winter” ranges from the keyboard-led “February” to the forlorn…

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What I Learned From Releasing Four Albums in a Year

What I Learned from Releasing Four Albums in a Year

One of the most ambitious and alluring endeavours for a musician is the concept album. Many of us have dreamed of doing one, but few of us are able to…

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Beatroute Alberta Reviews Winter Release Show

BIG SECRET THEATRE, MARCH 1, 2014

Any show in the Big Secret Theatre is probably going to be a good one. It’s a beautifully intimate theatre with its own character and charm. This was enhanced by Locomotive Ghost’s impressive seasonal…

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CJSW Radio Session

On February 19th, we reached another one of the goals we set out to achieve by this coming June: we performed live on-air at CJSW 90.9FM. We were really nervous, but it actually went quite well. Performing on-air feels very…
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Winter "Afterglow" Teaser

Our third teaser video for the upcoming "Winter" release. This one features music from the album's soundscape, "Afterglow".
-Ben

Winter Vinyl Release Event Announcement

You may have already seen the announcement, but the release event for this record will be happening on Saturday, March 1st at Big Secret Theatre in the EPCOR Centre. We’re looking forward to the finale of our Seasons series, and…
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Winter "Orchestral" Teaser

We were delighted to work with violinist Cathy Billington from The Bitterweed Draw as well as trombonist Greg Devine on arrangements for the "Winter" EP. Here's a snippet of what they crafted together.
-Ben