EDM Wednesdays – Glenn Morrison


By: Emily Thomson

Glenn Morrison is a DJ and producer for the Toronto area. Glenn is a popular artist when it comes to EDM. His last single ‘Goodbye’ is played on radio stations around the world. Keep reading to find out more about Glenn Morrison.

Canadian Beats is all about Canadian music, who are some of your favourite Canadian bands/artists?

GM:  By no means is this a numbered list but Tom Cochrane, Celine Dion, Serena Ryder, Johnny Reid, Deadmau5, Richie Hawtin, & Rush are all great.

If you could put together a tour with any Canadian bands/artist including yourself, who would headline and who would the openers be?

GM: Well if it’s my tour obviously I would want to headline the event and co-joining me on stage it would be great to have Deadmau5 & Richie Hawtin.  I would think of it more as a celebration of great electronic music not really as a lineup per say.

What made you decide that music is what you wanted to do?

GM: It’s something that I started at a very early age so it’s always been a strong part of my life.

At what age did you start with music?

GM:  Around 3 years old.

Your song ‘Goodbye’ has gotten a lot of radio play and success, how does that feel?

GM:  It’s a very humbling experience and I’m grateful that there has been so much support on it.  I can only thank the fans, Sony Records, and the radio programmers for making it become so successful.

Can we expect any new songs to be released soon?

GM:  I have a new single entitled Colourblind featuring Andrew Cole coming out in June 2014.

There’s a ton of different music genres, what made you want to do EDM?

GM: I wouldn’t say that I make “EDM” as that term has been bastardized to mean a very formulaic and static electronic sound.  I just like to write music and in the case of my artist album forthcoming, good songs with an electronica lens attached to it.

These next questions will help your fans get to know you better,  Do you have a favourite childhood memory?

GM: Being with my family up at the cottage during the summers.

If you had to listen to one album for a year, which album would you listen to?

GM: Pat Metheny – What It’s All About

What is your favourite color?

GM: Blue

What song describes you best?

GM: Hard to say !!  Many great picks depending on my mood.

Do you have any hidden talents?

GM: I enjoy baseball and played it heavily when I was growing up.

And lastly, is there anything you’d like to say to your fans?

GM:  I’m very appreciative and grateful for the support on Goodbye and I am very excited to showcase my debut artist album later this year.  Please keep up to date with me throughwww.glennmorrison.com and through the other social media channels – www.facebook.com/glennmorrisonofficial and www.twitter.com/glennmorrison


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