Category Archives: Mick Dalla-Vee’s Blog

Mick Dalla-Vee’s Blog

Musings and musical news from Canadian musician Mick Dalla-Vee.

The Ron Tabak Band

The Ron Tabak Band   In 1979 – 1980 there was an experimental band put together called The H.U.N.N. (which stood for John HALL, Doni UNDERHILL, Rocket NORTON and Jeff NEILL). They toured around the local bar scene whenever schedules would allow. Eventually they went into Mushroom Studios during those days and self-produced about 5 […]

Vintage Amps Portal

This is a great link for research into those ‘old amps’ you don’t see very often… check it out! https://www.vintageaudioportal.com/vintage-guitar-amps.html

Loneliness for Love by Vertigo – 1988

Vertigo MuchMusic Interview with Terry David Mulligan, Bill Thomas and Mick Dalla-Vee

Loneliness for Love by Vertigo – 1988   MuchMusic This is an interview with Terry David Mulligan on the release of the ‘Loneliness For Love’ video. The band was called ‘Vertigo’ and their debut album was produced by the world renowned, Jack Richardson. Jack was the producer of The Guess Who, of whom I was […]

A Day of Terror – A True Story

A Day of Terror – A True Story   The day was Monday, June 14th, 1999. I’ll remember that day very well for the rest of my life. It started out early for me. Being a professional entertainer, I had performed the previous night and had finally made it to bed at approximately 3:30 a.m., […]

Remembrance Day 2020 (Notes from November 2008 Sinai Peninsula, Egypt)

I awoke on this first morning approximately 10 miles across the desert from the Gaza Strip. You could hear the artillery and fighting across the desert. Over 5000 military troops from all over the world are stationed at this base. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinai_Peninsula It was a beautiful desert morning and as I positioned myself on the front […]

“Slider”- Russell Marsland and Mick Dalla-Vee

Russell Marsland

“Slider”- Russell Marsland and Mick Dalla-Vee This was probably the first most memorable thing I ever did in my studio. It was in early 2000 with my old G-4 Mac with my first Pro Tools rig… a DIGI-001. Earlier, Russell Marsland had asked me if I’d like to join him in representing ‘The Double Whammy’ […]