by Nigel Gloade, Millbrook First Nation

Lone Cloud’s ECM Award for Aboriginal Recording of the Year, “We Are Medicine People”. Photo by Nigel Gloade

The Band Lone Cloud recently won the East Coast Music Award for Aboriginal Recording of the Year with their recent album “We Are Medicine People”

What inspired your music?

A – (A = Alan) The Beatles. I saw the Beatles and I’ve always been a big fan. It was like a light switch; there was no music, then all of a sudden the Beatles were on the Ed Sullivan show and then there was music, just like that. It’s been that way ever since.

How long did it take you guys to create your songs in the beginning compared to now?

A – The process is happening all the time. Some are fast, some are slow ...

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