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:

Is This Electric Ego Pretentious?

“If [I had] some good advice” it would be to check out the latest release, ‘Pretentious‘ from Electric Ego. Now, to be fair here, I say latest release but I’m by...


Corey Pavlosky – Atlas

I don’t care if you’re not into pop/punk-rock, you need to check out Corey Pavlosky’s debut solo album ‘Atlas‘! It is one of the most polished and Hit-List-Ready albums I’ve...


Corey Pavlosky – Weathered

“I can’t lie”, this latest single from Virginian pop-punk-rocker Corey Pavlosky ‘Weathered‘ is a pretty polish tune. On the surface, it’s a simple composition that could be attributed to many...


Pony League – Mile Marker Dance

Cards on the table here, I’m really not a huge fan of country. I have a bit of an aversion to it, to be totally honest. However, there is something...


N3LLY

For a group that just randomly got together for a weekend to lay down nine tracks that sort of range all over the place in terms of genre, I have...


Staring Into Nothing – Power

I have to say that it’s been quite some time since I’ve reviewed a band so definitively political. It’s kind of refreshing in a strange sort of way. Regardless, when...


Jason Vitelli – Head Above Tide

  I have to be totally honest here. When I first heard the wonderful piano intro of Jason Vitelli’s latest album ‘Head Above Tide‘ I did sincerely not expect a...


Andrew Reed – If All The World Were Right

If you’re looking for a dulcet dose of positivity then Andrew Reed’s latest album ‘If All The World Were Right‘ might just be the new album you’ve been looking for....


New Row Talks About Waging War

Not two days ago I published a review of ‘Waging War‘ the upcoming album of Toronto-based band New Row, set to drop on the 25th! I was lucky to get...


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...