Monday, October 17, 2011

Artist: Octoberman, Album: Fortresses, Song: Thirty Reasons

Octoberman is the alias of one, Marc Morrissette.  He is actually from Vancouver originally but relocated to Toronto following the completion of this album.  He released Octoberman's debut in 2005 and has 4 full lengths and one EP to his credit.  This particular album was recorded in Ottawa, Ontario and Portland, Oregon.  Thirty Reasons is a song from the Oregon sessions that features a ukulele and has some wonderful harmonies.  You can watch the video for the song on You Tube (  Octoberman is signed with indie label, White Whale Records (  He has just released a new EP entitled, The Sweater, this month and his forthcoming full length is scheduled for release in early 2012.  He also appears to be working with Andy Magoffin of the Two Minute Miracles (see blog 12/19/10) currently.  You can follow Octoberman at  You can purchase Octoberman's Fortresses release on Itunes.  Thanks for reading and enjoy!