It’s February, and warm reviews are starting to come in from the local press here in Winnipeg for House of Doc’s East of West.
Bruce Leperre from the Winnipeg Free Press gave them 3.5 (out of 4) stars in his review saying:
On East of West, House of Doc has produced their most adventurous and satisfying disc yet. The third time really is the charm. (Read the full review at Whats On Winnipeg)
Jen Zoratti of Uptown Magazine interviewed the band about the “poppier” follow up to the more sombre Prairiegrass (the 2nd album) and had this to say:
From the a cappella Simple Times to the full-orchestra epic Summerstone to the spirited cover of The Stampeders’ Sweet City Woman, East of West is anything but a downer – and the band’s recording digs, The Tragically Hip’s Bathouse Studios in Bath, Ont., no doubt added to the album’s decidedly up-beat feel. (Read the full article, called All In The Family)