We are excited to make available to you a beautiful postcard video of the song titled 'A Toast' from the first AWSM album. This is a MUST SEE for your viewing and listening pleasure! Gorgeous original photographs sent from Cathy Connors of Tickle Cove, Newfoundland, were added to the song to produce this breathtaking video. 'A Toast' is available to view on YouTube and the song is also available on iTunes and CD Baby.
We are back in the studio, recording tracks for the upcoming AWSM album titled 'Totally Awesome'. Kim Wagner from Kitchener, Ontario, is joined by band members, phenom Lead Guitarist Gene Akimov from Moscow, Russia, funky Bass Player Tim Young also from Moscow, Russia, and awesome Drummer Andrae (Skully) Kamoche from Buffalo, New York.
We are recording at Studio 92 in Toronto. Owner, Mark Nakamura, is producing AWSM's first performance video with Director, Dave Beatty of QED Media in Hamilton, Ontario. The song title is Turning up the Heat and will be available to view on YouTube, and also for digital downloading through CD Baby and iTunes by the end of October. We will keep you posted on it's release date. 'Turning up the Heat' is a dynamic rock song with a great dance beat to it. Bonus!
The new album “Totally Awesome” presently in the works is filled with great tunes with an edge and will feature gritty soaring guitar solos, unique vocals and harmonies, dynamic drumming, and gutsy bass guitar playing. It’s a dynamic sound with great musicianship that is truly “today”.
AWSM is the creation of writer/producer Kim Wagner. Kim is a Canadian born writer/producer from Kitchener, Ontario. He has developed his unique writing, recording, and performing skills over the years and formed AWSM on November 30, 2003. Kim is a member of SOCAN.
How AWSM started
AWSM completed recording their first album on November 30, 2006. "AWSM", the album, was produced by Peter Linseman of Music Mentor Productions and Kim Wagner of AWSM. The album and singles will be released on the Music Mentor independent label.
During the period of January to July, 2005, AWSM applied for, and was awarded, two consecutive FACTOR Professional Publisher’s and Songwriter’s Demo Awards for the titled songs What Am I Going To Do About You and On The Run. Both of these songs are featured on the AWSM album.
The AWSM debut album release was on April 24th, 2007.
The AWSM debut single “What Am I Going To Do About You” was released Wednesday, September 26, 2007.
AWSM has powerful appeal combining a variety of styles into an Rock genre that will appeal to people ‘yea, those wonderful humans” of varied musical tastes.