Vocalist and songwriter Jim Bryson offers earned a status as you of Canada’s most distinctive alt-country functions, but he isn’t afraid to include a pop melody or some off-kilter consumer electronics into one of is own roots-inspired music. A indigenous of Ottawa, Bryson was an associate of the choice rock-band Punchbuggy, appearing on the 1995 recording All Nite Christian Rollerskate, before departing the group to hit from his personal. In 2000, Bryson released his first single arranged, The Occasionals, called for the music group he’d been using in Ottawa. Nevertheless, personal commitments avoided Bryson from acquiring the Occasionals on the highway, and he’d enlisted a fresh group of players for his follow-up, 2003’s The North Part Benches, that was released with the Universal-distributed Orange Information label. Bryson’s single career required a back chair for another many years as he remained busy working like a sideman, playing acoustic guitar on Howe Gelb’s task ‘Sno Angel AS IF YOU and in Kathleen Edwards’ music group (she documented his music “SOMEPLACE ELSE” on her behalf fine 2005 recording Back again to Me). Bryson also documented with Sarah Harmer, Kate Maki, and Lynn Kilometers before he discovered enough time (and gathered the tunes) for his third single set. Where in fact the Bungalows Roam premiered from the Canadian self-employed label Kelp Information in the springtime of 2007, with Bryson preparing an extensive group of Canadian times to aid the album.