May 17, 2022 0

3+ Years In The Making; Alanna Sterling’s New Album Is Here

The Twitch sensation’s latest Kickstarter Campaign to help support the upcoming ‘Mind/Matter’ record, has reached its goal in under 3 hours. Alanna and I have worked on most of her recordings together for the past 10 years. I became aware of them […]

Mar 31, 2022 0

What Streaming Sites Pay The Most?

What Streaming Sites Pay The Most?   A deep dive into what streaming sites are paying recording artists the most It’s a popular point of discussion in recording studios around the world. In a city like Ottawa, members of parliament […]

Oct 20, 2021 0

Tony Ronalds Releases GONE- Write Up in ‘The East Mag’

Tony Ronalds Releases GONE- Write Up in ‘The East Mag’ Listen to GONE on Johnny Hall Radio GONE: Written by Tony Ronalds & Eric Eggleston Produced by Eric Eggleston Tony Ronalds Opens His Diary for Us on His Latest Single, […]

Jun 28, 2021 0

Here Comes The Sun

Shepherds of Good Hope is proud to present “Here Comes the Sun,” an inspiring song featuring the voices and musical talents of musicians from across Ottawa, produced by JW-Jones. This song is all about the promise of a bright tomorrow […]

May 28, 2021 0

Truly Inspired

When I was first introduced to Mikayla Menzies, I had no idea what this quiet, young powerhouse was about to unleash onto the speakers. On the first day in the studio, we referred to a voice memo that she’d made […]

May 15, 2021 0

Tony Ronalds Half A World Away

Tony Ronalds may be living in Australia now but that didn’t stop us from producing his latest single ‘Half A World Away.’ Tony sent me his vocal tracks and I produced the rest in my Ottawa recording studio. I ended […]

May 14, 2021 0

JOSEF the Running Man

Happy Release Day to my silk-voiced collaborator! The Running Man by JOSEF is out today.   Josef and I have been writing together on his project for a couple of years now. A typical session usually starts with Josef coming […]

Dec 18, 2020 0

‘During Covid, we’re feeling like rats in a cage with nothing to do, so we turn to drugs to escape.’

‘During Covid, we’re feeling like rats in a cage with nothing to do, so we turn to drugs to escape.’ Alanna Sterling’s single, “Chemicals”, tells the painful truth of what it’s like to lose someone you love as they succumb […]

Dec 9, 2020 0

The Human Crush Television Show is now On Demand!

‘The Human Crush’ a television show conceived, written and directed by Eric Eggleston is now streaming on demand on FiBE TV1. Four episodes of the 30-min show have been made and more are on the way. The Human Crush is […]

Dec 1, 2020 0

Kobo Town Live

In early November, Kobo Town were scheduled to travel to the studio to record and film a live session. It was to be their first full band performance in months. At the last minute, we decided that it would be […]

Nov 4, 2020 0

5 Maple Blues Nominations for JW-Jones’ Sonic Departure, including Producer of the Year!

When Covid19 hit and the lockdown began, Eric and JW-Jones set out to finish JW’s record ‘Sonic Departures.’ The two lads worked remotely using various apps, and since the studio was off-limits during lockdown, Eric lent a hand in setting […]

Sep 25, 2020 0

Alanna Sterling is back!

My ongoing collaboration with Alanna Sterling is bearing fruit once again.  On September 24, she dropped the 1st single, ‘ALIEN’  form the upcoming full length album ‘Mind/Matter. It’s been 3 years already since the release of ‘Visible Spectrum EP’ and […]

Sep 22, 2020 0

Tony Ronalds’ new single GO is being added to stations in Australia & Canada

GO, is a new track by Tony Ronalds; the Canadian singer-songwriter now based out of Sydney, Australia. One year ago, Tony and I wrote this track in Calgary. We ended up completing the production during the pandemic, just after he […]

May 20, 2020 0

One Thing That I Know (feat CaBIN FeVER CHOiR)

I sincerely hope that eveyone is doing well and taking the time to learn and discover new things. These strange times inspired me to write this next track and I invited a few friends to collaborate with me. The neat […]

Sep 25, 2019 0

‘People People’ by Tyler Kealey

A few months back, long before the new studio was completed, we decided to record Tyler Kealey’s track ‘People People,’ in order to test out the sound of the studs and concrete here. See if you can tell who Tyler […]

Mar 25, 2019 0

Alanna Sterling is heading to Berlin for TwitchCon Finals.

Only 1 year since joining the platform,  Alanna Sterling has become a Twitch sensation. After winning her way into the semi finals this week in Los Angeles, Alanna aka Mermaid Unicorn  has paved the way for herelf to compete for $20K […]

Feb 15, 2019 0

Likes Of Me by JOSEF Lyric Video is HERE!

This is JOSEF’s 3rd release and 2nd collab with producer Eric Eggleston. Animation by Shon Sarazin. ‘Soundman’ character created by Nicholas Caillier. Track produced and mixed by Eric Eggleston for Johnny Hall Productions. Mastered by Mauricio Gargel. APPLE MUSIC: […]

Jan 31, 2019 0

New Josef single ‘Likes of Me’ out today!

This 2nd collaboration between Josef and I has dropped today and is streamable everywhere. On this one, we played around in Gorrilaz meets Weeknd territory. Please enjoy responsibly! Likes of Me by JOSEF   Artwork by Nicholas Caillier + Shon […]

Jan 8, 2019 0

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from the Eric Eggleston Band and from us at Johnny Hall Productions! The Human Crush is streaming everywhere!

Jul 31, 2018 0

Chris Zimmerman and the Weather

Chris Zimmerman and the Weather release their 90’s influenced folk rock EP ‘The Rain’ Produced by Eric Eggleston and Chris Zimmerman Recorded by Eric Eggleston for Johnny Hall Productions Streaming Everywhere!   Friend In Me The Rain 

Jun 29, 2018 0

JOSEF releases his first single ever!

Lebanese-Canadian RnB singer drops a funk-pop inspired dance track;  SuperSoaker. Check it out! Produced by Eric Eggleston & Josef.    

May 31, 2018 0

‘The Shaman’ by Shawn Tavenier

 The Shaman is the first cut from Shawn Tavenier’s upcoming “Bonny Doon Sessions.” Part homage to our Canadian landscape, partly a musing on music and how it’s created and a heartfelt tip of the hat to Gord Downie, one of […]

Mar 16, 2018 0

Watch ‘Ice Cold Machete,’ live video from The Record Centre.

‘Ice Cold Machete,’ from the band’s peformance back in December @ The Record Centre is here. On December 17, the lads performed a set at the Record Centre to celebrate the vinyl release of The Human Crush and were joined […]

Mar 3, 2018 0

Eric Eggleston Band Live @ Stray Dog Brewing Company!

Eric Eggleston Band Live @ Stray Dog Brewing Company! Join the Eric Eggleston band for a wild evening of music, beers and laughs at the award-winning Stray Dog Brewing Company. Starring: Eric Egglestron, Tyler Kealey, Andrew Bryant and Michel Delage. […]

Feb 22, 2018 0

Chris Zimmerman

Multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Chris Zimmerman has just hit the studio here to begin work on his first solo EP. The ecclectic folkster and Twin Flames drummer is heading out on a Canadian east-coast tour on March 18 to promote this […]

Jan 2, 2018 0

Watch this short film about making music!

Happy Holidays All! Below is a short film by Kim Vincent which depicts a few days in my life; creating songs for my new album as well as collaborating on tracks with a handful of unique artists. Enjoy! Wishing you […]

Dec 20, 2017 0

A Promise of Love

As the holiday season approaches, I find myself listening to this gem.  It was one year ago that Shawn penned this hopeful tune, which features Julie Corrigan. Enjoy!  

Dec 9, 2017 0

The Human Crush will be released on vinyl with a performance in Ottawa on Dec 17, 2017.

Eric Eggleston will be releasing his solo record on vinyl next Sunday with a performance at the Record Centre in Ottawa. Join us for the gig @ 3pm.  The band is: Eric Eggleston (guitar/vocals) Tyler Kealey (keys/vocals) Andrew Bryant (bass/vocals) […]

Nov 27, 2017 0

Kobo Town wins Canadian Music Folk Award!

Congratulations to Kobo Town for bringing home a CFMA last week! Trinidadian songwriter Drew Gonsalves and his band were in Ottawa to perform and to accept the award for Best World Group Artists of the Year. I love this group. […]

Nov 27, 2017 0

HBD Justin Trudeau of Etoile Noire

Happy Birthday Justin and congrats to Fabien and you on the release of your debut record. The dynamic duo that makes up this indie-folk-rock group has just returned from an eastern Canadian leg to promote their new record GONE. more […]

Sep 13, 2017 0

Alanna Sterling’s new single ‘Heartbeat’ is here!

‘Heartbeat,’ Alanna Sterling’s first single from her upcoming record is available and streaming everywhere. The album ‘Visible Spectrum,’ will be released in early October.  

Aug 2, 2017 0

Three Finger Shot is nominated for a People’s Choice @ Calgary Music Awards

Three Finger Shot are currently touring across Eastern Canada promoting their new EP ‘Stories From A Small Town.” The band, led by duo Tony Ronalds and Trevor Bowering, have just been nominated for a  Calgary People’s Choice Award. Congrats guys!    

May 30, 2017 0

Beercan Beats!

I had a blast making a beat out of a beercan for Stray Dog Brewering Co. and the Orleans Craft Beer Festival. Check out the trailer below. Video by Dave Ledoux  

May 10, 2017 0

Here’s what’s been up.

Hey everyone! Here’s a short snippet of what’s been up here at the studio.  

May 7, 2017 0

Rebecca Noelle! Onto the finals of TVA’s La Voix!

  As our Nation’s Capital continues to flood from the quick thaw and heavy precipitations, many will be tuning into TVA’s La Voix to cheer on Rebecca Noelle, as she competes in this evening’s big finale.  La Voix is Quebec’s version of the Voice and […]

Mar 30, 2017 0

Juno Awards in Ottawa!

It’s Junofest in Ottawa and there is lots going on in the Capital leading up to Sunday night’s award ceremony at Canadian Tire Centre. A highlight event will be ‘OUTLAWS & GUNSLINGERS’ this Friday, March 31 @ Saint-Brigid’s Centre for the Arts. […]

Mar 1, 2017 0

Calgary’s Three Finger Shot hitting up radio.

Calgary’s Three Finger Shot are heating up. The east-coast turned Albertan group, fronted by Tony Ronalds and Trevor Bowering, have released their first single “We Never Said.”   The Celtic-flavored rock anthem is from their upcoming EP “Stories From a […]

Feb 17, 2017 0

310 Days T’il Christmas!

Hey now! Etoile Noire is a new duo featuring Fabien Melanson & Justin Trudeau (not our PM!) We took an organic mostly live off the floor approach to this one, with a couple of overdubs. Check out the rootsy and […]

Feb 4, 2017 0

Shawn Tavenier’s Promise of Love.

It had been a minute since I worked on a complete track with my ol’ friend and confidante, Shawn F. Tavenier. A few years ago, his band SilverCreek and I headed down to 22 Studios in Bellefonte Pennsylvania to track […]

Nov 22, 2016 0

Chandler Limited’s new Redd microphone looks incredible!

Dear Santa, I think that I have finally narrowed down my list for this year.. I know that you’re busy both building toys and promoting your upcoming moving picture ‘Bad Santa 2,’ but this could be well worthwhile. Continuing their […]

Nov 17, 2016 0

Sebastien Weathers

It was a gas working with Sebastien Weathers on his debut record ‘Sketches for Fallen Land.’ We started the project at Shop V in Sebastien’s hometown of Montreal;  where he’s spent the past few years honing his skills in theatre […]

Oct 21, 2016 0

US Elections/ Timely art video by the Peptides

The Peptides have dropped their 2nd single/video today.  It’s the tongue and cheek “202 Washington D.C. I’m proud to have worked on this record with them. In the video, DeeDee let’s a snake crawl out of her mouth. Watch it […]

Aug 25, 2016 0

The Human Crush in Television

Hey everyone! I’m thrilled to share with you that my new tune “Top of the Hill (Cassablanca)” from my upcoming record “The Human Crush”, will be featured in an episode of the Warner Bros. series Rizzoli & Isles.    Top of […]

Jul 22, 2016 0

“Don’t Believe In Love” New Peptides video!

Check out the new Peptides video “Don’t Believe In Love,” from their upcoming record.  

Jul 2, 2016 0

A Feisty Fundraiser

  A friend of ours, Julie Donnelly, has recently been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Over the years,  Julie has supported many musicians & bands from Ottawa and beyond by booking talent onto various stages of the Heart and Crown pubs. […]

May 13, 2016 0

New Releases!

Hey everyone! A few new releases and some news here from the shop: BlakDenim will be dropping ‘Complexus’ this week; I had the pleasure of working on and mixing the first single ‘Switch (Break It Down)’ Check it out here. Speaking of […]

Jun 12, 2015 0

Hey there! I recently stretched my legs in Los Angeles for the ASCAP EXPO where I caught some great keynotes by Aloe Blacc, Bill Withers, Paul Williams, Richard Marx and my buddy Ralph Murphy.  Lots of discussions on payment models […]

Mar 22, 2015 0

The Human Crush

Hey everybody, what’s shaking? Here’s an overdue update from the creative cockpit, here at Johnny Hall… It’s  been quite the eclectic musical trip these past few months; been working with Canadian country duo ‘Sons Command‘ on a pile of tracks […]

Oct 1, 2014 0

You Are What You Is.

I guess it’s just a given that my updates are a couple of months apart! I wonder how Dear Abby and Perez keep it so consistent? This past summer’s been great for music, and as it’s always been my duty […]

Jul 11, 2014 0

Rob Ford; the musical.

Check out the new Angela Marie (aka Angela Raspberry) tune ‘Jibberish.’ We wrote this one together. Mike Guibault dropped by the studio to shoot some video while we were finishing up, check it out! Hope that everyone is enjoying […]