New Signpost Website and post-Lollapalooza report

New Signpost Website and post-Lollapalooza report

So very pleased to announce a new website for Signpost Music which is the mother company for all things Steve Bell as well as an online distribution outlet for notable artists such as Bob Bennett, Carolyn Arends, Jacob Moon etc.

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Song-starts and Roadtrips

Song-starts and Roadtrips

I posted on Facebook yesterday that I had a new song brewing and quite quickly got a ton of excited responses, which makes me feel like I should have waited til I knew how it would turn out. I have friends in business that are always talking about new business starts – the assumption is that some work out and many don’t. It’s the same with songs.  This one started with some considerable energy but quickly turned from a happy mountain stream to a slow sliding mud slough.  Sigh…  I only really got as far as a first draft of a verse. This was a day’s work: Why do we toss about And trouble with trifles Why bother to glory In honour and dress Why so enamoured by trinkets and treasures (Lord) that which you cherish in our hearts impress (It’s better with...

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Symphony and Trinity

Symphony and Trinity

I never became a Christian because of a convincing argument. The reason is simple…

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The Water Runs – story

The Water Runs – story

I wrote The Water Runs in 2000 about a year after Nance and I built a home in the country some 10 kms north of Winnipeg in a region of Manitoba known as the Interlake. We had found this wonderfully picturesque 5 acre property that was half wooded and half brush and decided to build a home that would serve as a refuge for me and a place where Nance could pursue her strong love of gardening, sunsets and prairiescapes.  My father-in-law, Ken, is a builder and came out from BC to oversee the building part and I took on the role of researching prices, resources, hiring of carpenters etc. Of course, as these things go, right off the top several things went wrong. Within the first month Ken had broken his leg and project was already significantly over-budget. I spent...

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Baby Steps by Steve Bell

Baby Steps  by Steve Bell

The new webstite has been up for only one week and the response so far has been very positive. Thanks so much. It’ll take us awhile to get all the features up and running but I’m really pleased with what’s up already.

We’ve just added a Listen feature which will run a rotating list of songs you can listen to…

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