Anthony Leclair

Anthony Leclair

Author Posts & Bio


Author Since: 2013-05-30 04:45:12

Website: http://leclair-studios.com/

Bio: Anthony Leclair is a dedicated and passionate artist who has, for over ten years now, been creating in all manner of art: poetry, music, theatre, film, photography and visual art. An honours graduate of Canadore College’s Theatre Arts program, Anthony has written, produced and released one solo album (and is working on his second), has worked on a number of professional theatre and film projects in Ottawa, Toronto and Halifax, and has founded Leclair Studios: an artistic, and educational organization which has held a number of workshops and classes on Stage Combat, Acting Fundamentals, Voice, Shakespeare and more. Currently, Anthony resides in Toronto and runs both a photography and a music studio out of his apartment, plays music around town, and manages Swept.


Posts By Anthony Leclair:

New Row – Waging War

  Not all that long ago, I did a cover on New Row’s single ‘The Day The Never Ends‘ off their forthcoming album ‘Waging War‘. The track was awesome and...


Kamryn Marie – Second Best

Cards on the table, right away. I’m not a huge fan of either pop or EDM…especially not EDM. Nor am I even much a fan of country. Now, why would...


Green Knuckle Material – Renaissance

“We have created our own unique sound and style of music that really is unlike anything else.” Well, I have to say that Green Knuckle Material has certainly created their...


Big News About The Littlest You Project

  Just over a year ago, during the holiday season, Swept did a cover on what was then the harrowing history of and budding beginning to the Littlest You Project. You...


Matt Venuti – A Rare Gem

If you think that there’s no way there could be such a thing as a mystical-esoteric-hippie-jazz artist, then you clearly haven’t heard Matt Venuti before. This guy has got some...


Moreira – Fin del Deseo

If you’re looking for an incredibly ambient, electronic yet simultaneously engaging album of gut-wrenching emotion, then you must check out the latest release from Moreira, ‘Fin del Deseo‘ (End of...


Luca Bash – Keys Of Mine

  If you’re up for a jazzy album that will definitely funk you up at the same time, then you need to check out Luca Bash’s latest album ‘Keys Of...


$175K Raised To Build Toronto’s First Shelter for Male Victims of Domestic Violence

Do remember that organization that put up that controversial and maybe slightly misleading billboard about spousal abuse towards men? Well, if not, that organization is the Canadian Association for Equality...


Ivan Beecroft – Whatever

When I received this new album to review, I swore that I had heard the name Ivan Beecroft before. Indeed I had. Searching back through the many music reviews on Swept...


Keilan Creech – Honey Waits

If you’ve been looking for the perfect album to lay down to and just disappear into the ether, then look no further. Keilan Creech’s latest album (RELEASED TODAY) ‘Honey Waits‘...


#AssToClass

Even as I sit and write this article, Wynne’s Liberals have failed to pass legislation to get Ontario college teachers back to work. There will now be a 1 pm...


Ontario College Teachers And Students Left Out In The Cold

It’s now been nearly a month that the students and teachers of Ontario colleges have been left out in the cold by the college administration. Searching for better pay, more...


Sunbathers – Honeysuk

Wow! That’s the very first thing I said when I started listening to the latest single from the Sunbathers entitled ‘Honeysuk‘. Actually, that’s a lie. The very first thing I...


Devereaux – Kapowski

The electric funk persona Devereaux has just released a “taste” of his eccentric work in the form of the funktastic 90′s throwback track ’Kapowski‘. I managed to snag a brief interview...


Free Willy – Remember The Alamo

Cards on the table, I have to admit that I am really not a country fan. True, I do like some bluegrass and I’m a big fan of folk, but...


Von Strantz – Apple of Your Eye

Typically I’d be able to dish on just what genre of music I’m covering and compare indie artists to whatever groups they took influence from, but it’s not so easy...


It’s Just Craig – Dark Corners

I must say that ‘Dark Corners‘, the latest album to come from the self-purported Americana/Goth Country artist It’s Just Craig, AKA Craig Helmreich certainly has a bit of strange throughout it. There’s just...


Jacqui L – PLANET PARALLEL 5

On Jacqui L‘s own SoundCloud page, it said that her latest (and perhaps debut) album ‘Planet Parallel 5‘ is “difficult to describe”. I don’t think that is so. It’s fairly easy...


Kris Heaton – World Gone Mad

Bluesy pop-rock artist Kris Heaton has had a very expansive history with regards to the artists he’s played with. He’s opened for the likes of Stevie Ray Vaughan, and he’s collaborated...


Oceanlux – Versa Vice

First off, I have to put my cards on the table. Pop is not typically my go-to genre. Neither is dance music. Nor is synth. And yet, I now have...