To read or not to read?

They say a habit takes two weeks to form.

My greatest one as of late has been reading.

It does not feel right to let Instagram drain our spare time. 

We always have a choice. So to read or not to read?

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“To be or not to be”

Syd Barrett, photograph by Mick Rock

Things may appear at a standstill at Fresh Independence, but behind the scenes we are full steam ahead.

Securing cast for, ‘Love Yourself More’ has been an uphill climb as we establish contacts and connections in a world we are not always so closely linked to.

Additionally we are in the process of becoming an official production company and find ourselves knee deep in the development stages of a handful of key projects.

In the next couple weeks we begin our annual road trip to California where we will storyboard, film, and dry out our bones from the wet soils of Vancouver, Canada.

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The Bros. Landreth- Winnipeg, Southern Manitoba

One of our favourite moments with these good ole boys.


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Slide guitar, blood harmony, and heart-on-your sleeve songwriting. Specializing in love gone bad and cowboy lullabies.

The Bros. Landreth is why we dig the Independent music scene. It’s right here you get the opportunity to meet genuine people doing what they love and loving what they do.

Meet the blood brothers Joey and David Landreth on guitars, bass and vocals with Ryan Voth beating drums and Alex Campbell lending a finishing touch with piano and harmonica. Inside their unrushed harmonies and heart felt vibrations you find a safe place that you want to return to time and time again. 

The Landreth Bros. hail from Winnipeg, Manitoba and have been making Canada proud as they share their music and prove that dreams really do come true if you take your God given talents and set them in motion. 

After a great year the boys are kicking off 2014 with a Canadian tour and are a must see on your concert calendar.

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Bros. L Self Sketch


Bros. L Q&A

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With Credit to The Network Hub [Downtown Vancouver] for providing a beautiful backdrop and enlightenment on: Co-working.

Co-working is a global movement to create innovative, collaborative, and community driven workspaces that enable independents to work better, together. [At Network Hub] Join our community of freelancers, designers, developers, writers, artists, entrepreneurs, educators, small business owners, startups, telecommuters, marketers, videographers, game developers, consultants, and more.”

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Bros. L Q&A

 Please introduce yourselves and tell us where you come from.

Hello! We are The Bros. Landreth: David Landreth, Joey Landreth, Ryan “Rhino” Voth, and Alex Campbell. We hail from the sprawling prairies of Southern Manitoba. Winnipeg to be exact.

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 How did The Bros. Landreth come to be?

It started with a phone call. Joey just got off the road from a heavy bout of touring and he was feeling a little burnt out with his situation as a side-man. He called me (Dave) while I was in the midst of a tour with Imaginary Cities and suggested a side project. A place where we could focus some creative juice. As soon as we got off the phone I started scheming and before Joey could change his mind we had a registered business name, a bank account, and studio time booked. When we realized we needed a band to flush out these ideas and represent the music the way wanted we turned to Alex and Ryan, also from the Imaginary Cities rhythm section. We’ve played with them for years as side-men in the Winnipeg music scene. The musical bonds were already as strong as the friendships – it was a no-brainer.

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Lay Low with Lou Doillon

I knew I was going to like Lou Doillon’s LP, ‘Lay Low’ from the moment her fingers delicately set the mood from the sound of the keys in opening track, ‘Left Behind.’

It is apparent that we have been left behind at Fresh Independence because we were not familiar with the success of Parisian Lou’s previous LP, ‘Places’ selling over three-hundred thousand copies worldwide.


I don’t dare to compare, but upon first thought, it was a refreshing version of Adele meets Regina Spektor and Sia.

The ambience of the mind provokes a dim room overlooking the city lights with a glass of wine as the record player cues your new favourite album of repetitive measure.

Lou Dillon is a free flowing taste of sultry jazz and sweet afterthoughts.

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