Liam Russell received his first music deal with Sony Music at age 15. Since that time, his songs have been featured in both television and film, including Bones, Switched at Birth, Republic of Doyle, The Wild Horse Redemption (John Zaritsky, director) and Childstar (Don McKellar, director). Titcomb has gone on tour across Canada dozens of times and has opened for Great Big Sea, David Usher, Tom Cochrane, Colin James, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings and Jann Arden, among many others. He was nominated for a Canadian Radio Music Award for his self-titled debut album with Grammy Award-winning producer BillBottrell (Sheryl Crow, Michael Jackson). Russell’s follow-up albums “Can’t Let Go” and “Cicada” (Nettwerk Music) were recorded with Grammy Award-winning producer Jay Joyce (Patti Griffin, Emmy Lou Harris, Wallflowers). In 2013, he had the great honour of playing with Joni Mitchell at Massey Hall.
The music Showcases are produced cinematic works based on an original score or song created by our 2014 Slaight Music Residents. Filmed in a single day, these Showcase pieces celebrate the distinct talent of our songwriters and composers and illustrate how music brings life to the moving image.