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Praise for Lessons From Losers

F&M’s sixth album, Lessons From Losers, was released on September 21, 2018. At the Edmonton release party, Rebecca shared the following quote from Paul Auster: “The best argument for the importance of art lies precisely in its uselessness, that we are most deeply and powerfully human when we do things for the pure pleasure of…

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Official Video “Lessons From Losers”

F&M is thrilled to announce the exclusive premiere of their new video, “Lessons From Losers,” via Atwood Magazine. It’s the title track from F&M’s sixth baroque-pop album, out Sept. 21.  “F&M’s poignant, harrowing song ‘Lessons From Losers’ is a wondrous ode to those who opt for beauty and love, even in the face of loss…

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Lessons From Losers Album Launch and Show & Tell September 21

F&M will celebrate the release of their sixth baroque-pop album, Lessons For Losers, on Sept. 21 at The Aviary, 9314 111th Avenue, with some of Edmonton’s finest musicians, poets, visual artists and broadcasters. Lessons From Losers, co-produced by F&M’s multi-instrumentalist Bryan Reichert, is a warm and inviting album, largely because it’s not afraid to reveal…

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Lessons From Losers Coming September 21!

Ryan and Rebecca look forward  to celebrating with you on September 21, 2018 in Edmonton at The Aviary (Details and ticket links coming soon!). F&M will be upgrading their website in the next few weeks in anticipation of the new 9 track album “Lessons From Losers.” Sorry for the inconvenience! They will be announcing some…

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Alberta Spotlight Series at National Music Centre

This March F&M performed at The National Music Centre as part of The Alberta Spotlight Series. What an amazing performance series to be a part of! The live event was recorded by the wonderful team at NMC for CBC Radio Key of A and F&M’s whole set was shared recently on Key of A.  Rae…

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Happy New Year from F&M!

2017 was a year of unexpected growth, challenges,  and welcome exploration, but now, F&M is ready to be out performing more! Our currently unreleased album “Lessons From Losers” is in the final stages, so we will have dates and special visual teasers very soon. Thank you all for being so patient. In the meantime, please enjoy…

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Gifts

“You tell me that silenceis nearer to peace than poemsbut if for my giftI brought you silence(for I know silence)you would say This is not silencethis is another poemand you would hand it back to me” – Leonard Cohen F&M plans to share some inspired gifts with you very soon!

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Local Folk King Tyler Butler Shares F&M on Capital City Records

The sea may be in his blood but the prairies are in his heart. Tyler Butler was born on Canada’s east coast but taps into his Alberta roots. Tyler seeks to understand what makes a true folk musician, scouring Canada to find those tireless troubadours who craft stories of the land, in turn creating place…

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Keep on, keep on risking all your happiness

Ryan and Rebecca hope to win your hearts with F&M’s upcoming late fall album “Lessons From Losers.” This summer you can expect to see some new visuals, videos, and previews, thanks to the talents of Bryan Reichert (sound engineer and long time band mate), Francis A Willey (Neo-Pictorialist), Greg Gillespie (videographer), and Jesse van der…

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Happy 2017! Creative Circles

2016 was a great time for reflection and being inspired by our local arts community. So much so that Ryan and I  have finished writing a bounty of new material and are gearing up for the recording of a new album. F&M are planning to utilize some great local talent to create our own vaudeville…

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