(Photos by Chris Borshowa, Phantasma Photography)
Local recording artists Small City Blues will be releasing a new single entitled, “Something Missing”, digitally on Tuesday. It will be available on streaming services such as Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play, YouTube, etc. “Something Missing” is also available for streaming at www.smallcityblues.com.
The single was written, performed, and recorded in Canada by Canadians. All tracking for the single was performed at Blue Door Recording Studio in Regina. “Something Missing” was produced, mixed, and mastered by Justin Bender from Divergent sounds. Single artwork was completed by Chris Borshowa at Phantasma Photography of Weyburn.
“Something Missing” is written for anyone that has ever craved a change in their lives. This song is about craving change but feeling stuck.
“We believe it is a feeling all too common, especially during a pandemic. With these uncertain times we felt it we the best moment to release a song to help get us through,” said the band in a release.
Small City Blues is a five-piece rock band, formed in the winter of 2013, currently operating out of Regina. SCB plays a “high-energy brand of hard rock music, with epic guitar solos and an in-your-face rhythm section.” (Adam Hawboldt, The Verb).
SCB consists of Adam Hoffart on vocals, Austin Kot on guitar, Dalton Lemon on guitar, Luke Brunskill on drums, and Evan Mass on bass.
Their musical influences include Rival Sons, Jimi Hendrix, Alice in Chains, Metallica, etc.
Small City Blues has performed at numerous venues including The Gateway festival, Noise Fest, The Exchange and several bars in southern Saskatchewan.
SCB has also opened for touring bands such as “The Blue Stones”, “Whale and the Wolf”, “Sandman”, “The Faceplants”, and “The Hazytones”.
SCB has also qualified for Regina’s rock station 104.9 The Wolf’s Queen City Rocks competition three times, winning the title of “Queen City Rocks Winners of 2018”.
In Support of the Gateway Music Festival, SCB has performed acoustic versions of their songs on Global Regina twice. The latest video received over 21,000 views on Facebook.