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July 12, 2017 – Musical Notes Global Instagram Takeover

Hey, this is pretty radalad… Musical Notes Global asked me to take over their Instagram account for a day (@mngblog). This Friday, you’ll be seeing the world through my eyes on gig day as I gear up for and play Cherry Cola’s. Follow along here.

July 11, 2017 – Summer show dates shared by Musical Notes Global

Thanks, Musical Notes Global for the share! Get on these dates!! This Friday my band and I take on Cherry Cola’s with Christian & The Sinners and Arthur Renwick. Read the full article here.

July 05, 2017 – Canadian Beats Shares Summer Show Dates and New Spotify Playlist

Much love to Canadian Beats for sharing my summer show dates and a brand new Spotify playlist that I created in celebration of hitting the road called “Highways ‘n Highlights”.  Read the article and access the playlist here.

July 04, 2017 – Summer Show Dates Announced

Just Announced! My band and I will be taking the show on the road this summer. Looking at you Oshawa and Ottawa! There are also a few nights in Toronto that you are not going to want to miss. Show details are available here.

June 09, 2017 – Disarm Magazine Recommends Performance at NXNE

Excited to play NXNE this Friday! Thanks Disarm Magazine for recommending our show! Lookin’ at you, Cherry Cola’s Rock ‘n’ Rolla Cabaret & Lounge. Read on here.

June 07, 2017 – Just Announced- Performance at NXNE

THIS JUST IN! My band and I will be performing on June 16th at Cherry Cola’s Rock ‘n’ Rolla Cabaret & Lounge as part of NXNE. Be sure to RSVP here.

May 25, 2017 – The Littlest Voice shares new live video for “Carmeline”

Many thanks to The Littlest Voice for their continued support and for sharing my new live video for “Carmeline” in celebration of the one-year anniversary of ‘Wanderer By Trade’. Read/Watch it here.

May 24, 2017 – Live Video for “Carmeline” shared by Disarm Magazine

Disarm Magazine continues to be one of my biggest supporters. Basically, they’re too wonderful for words. Check ’em out. Read their post on ‘Wanderer By Trade‘s anniversary and my new live video here.

May 23, 2017 – Canadian Beats shares Live Video for “Carmeline”

All the love to Canadian Beats for sharing my new live video for “Carmeline”. Check it out here.

May 22, 2017 – ‘Wanderer By Trade‘ One Year Anniversary and New Live Video for “Carmeline”

Can you believe it? It’s been one year to the day since my debut EP  ‘Wanderer By Trade’  was released and to celebrate, a gift!  Last month my band and I had the pleasure of playing Canadian Music Week and Devon Stewart was there to capture it in all it’s HD glory. Thank you, thank you, thank you to everybody who’s listened, blogged, shared, attended, etc. over the last 12 months. You know exactly who you are and believe me, it does not go unnoticed or unappreciated. Here’s a cut off that record.  So, sit back and crank it. Watch the video here.

May 16, 2017 – “Fossils” Added to Indie Week’s Weekly Spotify Playlist

Check it out. My latest single “Fossils made it on to this Indie Week playlist! Listen here.

May 05, 2017 – Verified Artist On Spotify

I’m a verified artist now on Spotify! Make sure, if you haven’t already to follow/stream my entire discography thus far here.

April 29, 2017 – Disarm Magazine Review/Interview For CMW Show At The Hideout

REVIEW/INTERVIEW: “Marlon Chaplin made his mark on Canadian Music Week with two shows (at Supermarket Restaurant and Bar and the delightfully atmospheric new home of The Hideout Toronto). Playing on the back of new singles “Fossils” and “Annabelle + Someone” and backed by a full band for both shows, CMW rounded out a busy year of touring and promoting his debut EP Wanderer By Trade.” Big, big love to Disarm Magazine!! Read the full article here.

April 18, 2017 – Musical Notes Global Shares CMW Show Details And Live Video For “Fossils”

Tomorrow is the first of two shows my band and I are playing for Canadian Music Week! The first at Supermarket Restaurant and Bar (11pm) and second being on Friday at The Hideout Toronto (also 11pm). Thanks for the shout out Musical Notes Global, check out their article here.

April 14, 2017 – Live Video For “Fossils” Shared By Canadian Beats

It’s a beautiful day in the neighbourhood. Check out the live video for “Fossils” over at Canadian Beats here.

April 13, 2017 – The Littlest Voice Shares Live Video For “Fossils” And CMW Show Details

Big love to The Littlest Voice for sharing my new live video for “Fossils” and my Canadian Music Week show details. Read it here.

April 13, 2017 – New Live Video For “Fossils”

Today I released a new live video for my latest single “Fossils”. The video was filmed at the February 03rd show at The Drake Hotel Underground by Devon Stewart.  Watch it here.

April 10, 2017 – Canada’s Music Includes “In Stars” And “Annabelle + Someone” In Their CMW Festival Playlist On Spotify.

Wow! Canada’s Music placed two of my songs as the first two tracks on their Canadian Music Week Spotify playlist. You guys are the bestest. Listen to it here.

April 08, 2017 – Canadian Beats Includes CMW Show In Their Five Performances Not To Miss At The 2017 Festival List

Well, hot damn! Made it in to the top 5. Honoured. Thanks, Canadian Beats. Check it out here.

April 06, 2017 – CHCH Morning Live Interview And Acoustic Performance Of “Fossils”

Friday I dropped by CHCH TV Morning Live for Music Friday. We chatted a lil’ about recording, influences and the origin of the title “Wanderer By Trade”, before a stripped down live version of “Fossils”.  Dig it! Watch it here.

April 04, 2017 – Live In Limbo Includes CMW Show In Their Festival Recommendations.

Hey, big love to Live in Limbo for including my band and I’s Canadian Music Week slot in their festival recommendations. Suh-weet to be alongside some real movers ‘n shakers like Weaves, Omhouse, Charlotte Day Wilson and Matt Mays! Catch ours April 19th at the Supermarket Restaurant and Bar. Check it out here.

March 25, 2017 – FYI Music News Covers Mill Street Lights Out Event Curated By Indie Week

Earth Hour. Tonight. Unplugged. Los Guaca-Moles (Bloor and Euclid). 8:30 – 9:30pm.
Thanks once again to Indie Week for inviting me and to FYI Music News for the mention promoting it! Read it here.

March 15, 2017 – The Littlest Voice Shares Canadian Music Week Performance Date And Teaser Video

“Chaplin’s singles “Annabelle + Someone” and “Fossils” have been catching the attention of critics and music lovers. Known for his rich sound and energetic live shows, Chaplin is gearing up for a summer tour and is expected to release his debut full length album this fall.” The Littlest Voice just wrote a wonderful lil’ piece on my Canadian Music Week spot and latest video. Check out the full piece here.

March 14, 2017 – Musical Notes Global Shares Live Video And Canadian Music Week Show Date

Big thanks to Musical Notes Global for sharing my latest teaser vid and helping to announce April 19th at Supermarket Restaurant and Bar for Canadian Music Week. Read the full article here.

March 10, 2017 – New Video/Canadian Music Week Announcement

Friends! April 19th is confirmed for my Canadian Music Week showcase at Kensington Market‘s Supermarket Restaurant and Bar. Get out that quill and mark it down, because we’re gonna shake and it wouldn’t be the same without you. Let the masterful camerawork of Devon Stewart do the rest in this BRAND NEW short teaser taken from recent gigs at the Horseshoe Tavern and Drake Underground. Watch it here!

February 20, 2017 – Indiemono Adds “Fossils” To “Sad Indie” Playlist On Spotify

“Fossils” has just been added to Indiemono ‘s “Sad Indie” playlist on Spotify. In there with the likes of the wickedly talented Arctic Monkeys, Death Cab for Cutie and City and Colour. Listen and share here!

February 18, 2017 – Just Announced- Performance At Canadian Music Week

Ok, it’s official. I’m playing this year’s Canadian Music Week. The festival takes place between April 18th and 23rd, so mark ‘er down! Full band. New material. Venue/date TBA.  Stay tuned.

February 12, 2017 – Phone Interview With Canada’s Music Posted On SoundCloud

My discussion w/ Trina Oakley Poole of Canada’s Music is up! All the way from Alberta, via telephone. Big supporter of the Canadian underground. Good talk. Listen to it here.

February 07, 2017 – Sound Check Entertainment Shares Live Show Review From The Drake Hotel Underground

“The charisma that comes off of Chaplin can be felt throughout the entire room he’s performing to and that’s a good indication that his heart and soul is in his craft.” Sound Check Entertainment was there last Friday at The Drake Hotel to catch every last sweaty drop my band and I had to spare. Read the full review here.

January 26, 2017 – Tour Bus Entertainment Posts Live Show Review From The Horseshoe Tavern

Tour Bus Entertainment had a chance to cover my recent set at the Horseshoe Tavern with the full line-up, wrote a review and took some beautiful photos. Read the full review here.

January 23, 2017 – One in Ten Words Includes ‘Wanderer By Trade’ In Their Top 30 Albums Of 2016 List

Honoured to have ‘Wanderer By Trade’ included in One in Ten Words‘ top 30 albums of 2016. Always a pleasure to be included in the same breath as The Strumbellas, Weaves and THE BALCONIES. See their full list here.

January 22, 2017 – Interview and live acoustic performance on CP24 Breakfast

Today I was back at CP24 Weekend Breakfast to talk about my new singles “Annabelle + Someone” and “Fossils” and performed a stripped down acoustic version of “Fossils” on air.  ICYMI: We’ll share the link to the performance on their website once it is posted. Stay Tuned.

January 21, 2017 – Interview with Geyser Music

Just had the pleasure of doing this interview with Geyser Music. They asked some interesting questions and wanted me to give them a short playlist of what I’ve had on lately.  Read the full interview and check out the playlist here.

January 20, 2017 – Canadian Beats shares a photo review from last week’s show at the Horseshoe Tavern

Thanks Canadian Beats for coming out to the Horseshoe Tavern last week and snapping a few. Check out their full show coverage here.

January 16, 2017 – Musical Notes Global in the US shares my latest single “Fossils”

“Not one to box himself into any one category or genre, however, the magic of Chaplin most obviously lies in his songwriting ability. This talent especially shines through on his newest single, Fossils.” Let the good times roll. Thanks, Musical Notes Global. Read the full piece here.

January 14, 2017 – Montreal’s The Littlest Voice shares feature article/review about ‘Wanderer By Trade’ and my latest singles

“Perhaps what is most striking about the difference between “In Stars” and Chaplin’s latest is the diversity of his sound. Chaplin seems able to shift between genres seamlessly. He has created his own sound, and this unique adaptability and enthralling sound surely means that big things will come for Chaplin.” Read the full feature here.

January 11, 2017 – One In Ten Words includes “In Stars” & “Fossils” in their Best of: Top 50 of 2016: My Favourite Songs of 2016 list

Much love to One In Ten Words for including “In Stars” off of ‘Wanderer By Trade’ and my newest single “Fossils” in their Best of: Top 50 of 2016: My Favourite Songs of 2016 list. They are in great company alongside songs by The Zolas, The Balconies, Catfish And The Bottlemen and July Talk. Check out the full list here.

January 10, 2017 – Upcoming Artist Spotlight on Radio Laurier’s “You, Me and Indie”

Gettin’ patched in for a live interview and artist spotlight on “You, Me and Indie” on Waterloo’s Radio Laurier this Wednesday between 8-10pm! Listen live here.

December 24, 2016 – Live in Limbo features “Blue Christmas” as their Song Of The Day

Live in Limbo‘s song of the day! Check it out here.

December 24, 2016 – Canadian Beats recommends “Blue Christmas” for Christmas Eve listening

Thanks Canadian Beats for feat. Sintja and I’s “Blue Christmas” along with Uforia and Jessica Mitchell.
Santa’s coming, hope you were good. Check it out here.

December 23, 2016 – Italy’s Somber Lane shares “Blue Christmas”

Thanks to Italy’s The Somber Lane Blog for picking up Sintja and I’s rendition of “Blue Christmas”.  Have a read here.

December 21, 2016 – My Random Jukebox shares and recommends “Blue Christmas”

Big love to My Random Jukebox for sharing and recommending my Christmas demo “Blue Christmas” ft. Sintja of THE NAIVE. Check it out here.

December 20, 2016 – Christmas demo “Blue Christmas” with Sintja of THE NAIVE now available to stream on SoundCloud and YouTube

It’s been a wild ‘n wooly year, but we made it. And while things have been a bit topsy turvy – to say the least – for a whole lot of souls, I have to count my blessings and acknowledge all the love and support that’s been sent my way. Whether you looked, listened, attended, shared, loved or liked, thank you! Sintja and I want to show our gratitude and wish you a happy yuletide season with a lil’ Elvis. Please, enjoy and listen here.  (Photo cred.: Front of House Photography)

December 19, 2016 – One In Ten Words  photos and show review from Lee’s Palace

“The band complimented Marlon perfectly, pulling together a strong show that kept the focus on the songs. “Annabelle + Someone” and last song “In Stars” continued to highlight the talent of this great singer, accomplished songwriter and overall artist to watch.” Much, much love to One in Ten Words. There’s a lot I appreciate about this review in particular aside from the truly stunning photos, one line affirming my band and I’s ability to live outside the genre box.  It’s nice when someone gets it.

December 16, 2016 – Canadian Beats photos and show review from Lee’s Palace

“Marlon Chaplin gave “one hot, sweaty 40 minute set”; as the event page stated, to an enthusiastic crowd. Having only met Chaplin earlier that evening for an interview and familiarizing myself with his music online, I was looking forward to hearing songs from his EP, ‘Wanderer By Trade’, and his latest single release, “Fossils”. The set seemed to fly by but, not before I could capture some of it with my camera.” Read Canadian Beats‘ review/check out some snaps of last Thursday’s burner at Lee’s Palace here!

December 15, 2016 – Music Hour UK feature and review of ‘Wanderer By Trade’ & “Fossils”

Music Hour UK reviewed ‘Wanderer By Trade’ and “Fossils” and had this to say  “Marlon’s 6 song EP is simply epic! Each track is unique and takes you on a transient journey, my favourite song of the EP has to be Skeleton Key. The journey this song takes you on is simply mind blowing and leaves you immersed in a musically bound place, curious as to where the next song off the EP will take you.” Read the full feature here

December 14, 2016 – Canadian Beats video interview at Lee’s Palace

Did this lil’ interview with a blog who’s continued to support my endeavours since the release of ‘Wanderer By Trade‘ up to my latest single “Fossils”. In the cavernous hallways of Lee’s Palace last week we talked the future, cobwebs and Oakville among other things. Big love, Canadian Beats. Watch it here.

December 1, 2016 – ‘Humble and Fred’ spot included in November Mixed Tapes

I made it on to Humble & Fred Radio‘s Best Of mash-up for the month of November! Take a listen here.

November 30, 2016 – ‘That Eric Alper’s Show’ SiriusXM Radio Spot

Wonderful time today on Eric Alper‘s SiriusXM Canada show. We gabbed  ‘Wanderer By Trade’, the new singles and the (dying?) art of the album. Gosh darn, I even laid down a super stripped “Annabelle + Someone” before the great Andy Kim followed. Catch ‘That Eric Alper’s Show’ this weekend on ch. 167 on Sat. (12pm, 4pm, 11pm) or Sun. (Sun 6am, 11am, 2pm)!

November 20, 2016 – Ride The Tempo shares “Fossils”

“As the weather dips to colder temperatures, or the rain falls, let Marlon Chaplin’s warm voice calm you in ‘Fossils’.”  Ride The Tempo shared my newest single “Fossils” along with some lovely words with their readers. Listen to it here.

November 19, 2016 – Germany’s Sound Kartell shares “Annabelle + Someone” and a review

Hello Hamburg!! Sound Kartell has shared some kind words in reviewing  my music and my new single “Annabelle + Someone” Read the review here.

November 11, 2016 – Italy’s The Somber Lane blog reviews “Fossils”

“Marlon’s voice suddenly catches you with its fullness and captivating warmth. He sings some rich, melancholic yet embracing melodies over a gentle strummed guitar. It may recall some of the recent works of ROME. But the air gets less oppressive here. It is actually reassuring, like that distant ray of sun gazing through the clouds after dense rain.” Viva Italia! Thanks for the imaginative review The Somber Lane Blog. Read the review here.

November 8, 2016 – The Spill Magazine features “Fossils” As Their Track Of The Day

Today The Spill Magazine featured my new single “Fossils” as their Track of The Day. Read the full article and have a listen here.

November 7, 2016 – New Single “Fossils” Now Available for Download

Today I released my brand new single and companion piece to “Annabelle + Someone”. “Fossils” was recorded at Candle Recording and Blockbuster Recording with Robin Claxton on drums and Sintja – Music on vocals. Ewan Kay engineered (with assistance from Dylan Frankland) as well as co-produced, mixed and contributed keyboards, with myself on the remainder. Mastered by Noah Mintz at Lacquer Channel Mastering. Photography/concept by Carlos M. Gárate (Gárate Photography).  “Fossils” is available for download right now! Own it by clicking here.

November 6, 2016 -Step On Magazine features “Fossils” on their Newest & Coolest In Music list

Step On Magazine includes my brand new single “Fossils” in their NEWEST AND COOLEST IN MUSIC column along with other very cricket acts including The Seams.  Get a taste here.

October 31, 2016 – New interview from Germany’s Soundkartel and an exclusive glimpse of my next single, “Fossils”

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Germany’s Soundkartell and they have premiered my new single “Fossils” ahead of it’s November 7th release.  Read and listen here.

October 20, 2016 – Just Announced – NYC EP/Single release ~ LIC Bar

Folks! It’s been one year since my partner in crime Sintja and I took NYC for a slew of dates. This time we’re back with the full band for one single show at one of my favourite spots anywhere, Queens’ LIC Bar to celebrate the release of my debut EP, ‘Wanderer By Trade’ and my brand new digital single “Annabelle + Someone”.  Join us for an intimate early evening show on the bar’s back patio where we’ll be joined by a full band offering a slightly more mellow take on the material and supported by the down home, roots ‘n roll stylings of Suitcase Sam.  RSVP here.

October 14, 2016 – “Annabelle + Someone” is now available on Spotify

“Annabelle + Someone” is now available for streaming on Spotify. Love what you hear? Purchase/Download it on iTunes, cdbaby and Google Play.

October 13, 2016 – “Annabelle + Someone” is now available on iTunes

My new single “Annabelle + Someone” is up on iTunes now as well for the low, low price of $0.99. Get yours today here! You can hear it live tonight as my band and I take the stage at the Junction City Music Hall, 9pm sharp to kick off a night of rock ‘n’ roll bliss feat. The Addington County Revue, Rooster and Sam Barron.

October 10, 2016 – Step On Magazine features ” Annabelle + Someone” on their Newest & Coolest In Music list

Step On Magazine just named “Annabelle + Someone” the Newest and Coolest in Music along with happening tracks by the UK’s Wolf People and LA’s Red Rosamond. Check it out here.

October 9, 2016 – The Revue features “Annabelle + Someone” in their Saturday Sampler

“Annabelle + Someone is a pop tune that would have been perfect as far back as the ’60s yet could have been on the soundtrack of a coming-to-age, ’80s movie. The song is bright and warm due in large part to the smile-inducing melodies and Chaplin’s vocals. The songwriting is also a standout.”  Yesterday, The Revue  offer up their take on “Annabelle + Someone” as part of their Saturday Sampler.  Read the full article here.

October 8, 2016 – My Random Jukebox Interview and ‘Wanderer By Trade’ Review

“I love the storytelling quality he offers with each song. ‘Wanderer By Trade’…maintains an impressive songwriting standard.” My Random Jukebox is a wonderful UK blog that’s just written a review of my Wanderer By Trade EP, as well as promoting my new single “Annabelle + Someone”. For this, I thank them. Read the full interview and article here.

October 7, 2016 – New Single “Annabelle + Someone” Available Today For Download

Today is the official release of “Annabelle + Someone”, my brand new single. This was simultaneously one of the quickest and most efficient recording experiences of my life and I have my old compadre/co-producer Ewan Kay to thank. He’s a sympathetic ear, a progressive thinker and a wonderful musician. (paragraph break) It’s currently available for download at CD Baby here for $1.29. If you like it, support it so I can do it again.

October 6, 2016 – One In Ten Words Features ‘Wanderer By Trade’ and Premieres “Annabelle + Someone”

“…I instantly loved the songs. There’s strong passion in Marlon’s voice and excellent songwriting. The musicians echo the emotion of the songs in their dynamic playing, and the album’s energetic off-the-floor production reinforce the entire vibe.”  One In Ten Words spilled their thoughts on ‘Wanderer By Trade’ this morning while promoting “Annabelle + Someone” (available on cdbaby tomorrow) Read the full article here.

October 5, 2016 – Canadian Beats “Annabelle + Someone” Premiere

Canadian Beats just premiered my new single ‘Annabelle + Someone’.  You can listen to it ahead of it’s release on Friday here.

October 4, 2016 – Cover Art and Clip: “Annabelle + Someone”

“Annabelle + Someone” will be released this coming Friday and will be available for download on cdbaby.  Catch a sneak peek of the cover art and a clip of the song here.

Sept. 10, 2016 – New Demo: “The Circle” Available For One Day

This is a new demo called “The Circle” (feat. Sintia on vocals). This is a loud rock ‘n’ roll tune. Or rather, I implore you to play it loudly. I’ll be leaving it public until tomorrow evening. Please enjoy. Listen on Soundcloud here.

August 16, 2016 – Song Talk Radio CJRU 1280AM

Tonight at 7pm, I’ll be stopping by Song Talk Radio With Bruce, Neil and Phil, a unique songwriting-based program to talk about two of my own, Wanderer By Trade‪’s “Skeleton Key“, and the newly minted “Danger, Danger“.
Listen live on CJRU 1280AM or stream here.

August 8, 2016 – ‘Humble and Fred’ Video Footage

This morning I dropped in to SiriusXM’s Humble and Fred Radio Show to promote ‘Wanderer By Trade’, and played a couple of stripped down cuts. Click here to watch.

August 7, 2016 – ‘Humble And Fred’ SiriusXM Radio Spot

I grew up listening to Humble & Fred Radio when they were on 102.1 the Edge. Now they’re on SiriusXM Radio (channel: Canada Laughs) and I’ll be dropping in at 8:30 tomorrow morning (Aug. 8th) to talk ‘Wanderer By Trade’ and play some stripped down cuts.
Switch on.

August 3, 2016 – Live CIUT 89.5FM Broadcast

Today the full line-up and I will be perform an entire set with an interview on University of Toronto’s CIUT 89.5FM, airing at 12pm.
Make sure to tune in as we bring out tracks from ‘Wanderer By Trade’ as well as some new material from Hart House’s beautiful Arbour Room.
Listen in your car, at home or online here.

August 2, 2016 – Canadian Beats “Family Of Three” Premiere

Canadian Beats just premiered the official audio for ‘Wanderer By Trade’s’ sixth and closing track “Family Of Three”. Read on here for lyrics, and some insight into how the story-song came to be.

July 29, 2016 – Middle Tennessee Music Interview

I had the recent pleasure of sitting down with Middle Tennessee Music to talk the music industry in the digital age, my debut EP Wanderer By Trade and other ruminations. Read it here.

July 4, 2016 – Canada’s Music Premieres New Music Video “Skeleton Key”

“…an absolutely beautiful piece of work!”
During my last time in NYC playing the music festival known as CMJ we took to the streets of Brooklyn for a one shot take of ‘Wanderer By Trade’s’ fourth music video, “Skeleton Key”.
Directed by Justin Friesen.
Thank you Canada’s Music for premiering it! Watch it HERE.

June 26, 2016 – CP24 Breakfast Interview/Performance

This morning I stopped in to the institute that is Toronto’s CP24 this morning to talk ‘Wanderer By Trade’ and give a bit of an acoustic performance of Skeleton Key, the video for which (shot in NYC) will be available shortly. Watch here.

June 22, 2016 – Featured Artist/Interview ~ Canada’s Music

Today I’m the “featured artist”‬ on Canada’s Music.
Aside from the wonderful words, reposts/shares of all I’ve done in the past four months regarding ‪’Wanderer By Trade’‬, they invited me to an interview in which we cover Burt Bacharach, future aspirations, drinking milk, and my debut EP. Read it here.

June 21, 2016 – New Demo Available For Streaming (2 Days Only)

Hi. This is a demo of a very new song I’ve been performing live a lot lately. It will only be available to listen to on this wonderful thing called SoundCloud for two days HERE. .
I hope you enjoy.

June 8, 2016 – ‘Wanderer By Trade’ in Rotation at CIUT 89.5 FM

Big thank you to University of Toronto’s CIUT 89.5 FM for playing my debut EP ‘Wanderer By Trade’ in its entirety yesterday at noon. It’s in rotation now, so tune in in your car, on your device or right here.

June 7, 2016 – RBX Radio Interview/Performance (Tonight)

Happy to be in Niagara Falls with Sintja appearing on RBX Radio for an interview/performance at 8pm.
Tune in!

June 6, 2016 – She Said Boom Now Carrying ‘Wanderer By Trade’

Attention record shop aficionados! ‪’Wanderer By Trade’ has landed in all it’s glorious CD form at She Said Boom! (393 Roncesvalles Ave.). I know it’s somebody’s birthday soon…

May 28, 2016 – CIUT Radio Interview/Performance

Tune in to CIUT 89.5 FM from 2:45 to 3:15pm today – I’ll be giving an interview/solo performance. Some cuts off of ‪’Wanderer By Trade’ plus a new song, broadcast from the open window of Steve’s Music Store.

May 22, 2016 – ‘Wanderer By Trade’ Release + Canadian Beats Interview

Canadian Beats just caught up with me to swap words in time to promote TONIGHT’S release of ‘Wanderer By Trade’ (Drake Underground – 8pm) and be the first online blog to debut Karly McCloskey‘s fantastic video for “Conviction”. We cover everything from the writing process, to my first show, to my culinary prowess…sort of.
Shoutouts to New Grease Revival, Freeman Dre & the Kitchen Party, Ada Dahli and Jerry Leger.

Read the whole piece HERE.

May 21, 2016 – Track By Track Breakdown/Interview ~ Listen Up Indie!

“Wanderer By Trade offers a brilliant combination of meaningful and relatable well-crafted lyrics…A raw, honest and unembellished body of work that is clearly and conceptually played with the heart and soul we are coming to expect from this talented multi-instrumentalist, composer, poet and producer.”

Listen Up Indie just did a fantastic track by track breakdown of “Wanderer By Trade”, my debut EP. Very humbled and thankful for the time and effort put into this piece. I also had the pleasure of doing a short interview included at the end of the review. Read it all HERE.

May 16, 2016 – CBC Music: First Play – Wanderer By Trade

Big thank you to CBC Music for their support in promoting Wanderer By Trade. All week long you can exclusively stream the EP in its entirety here.

May 10, 2016 – RBX RADIO PREMIERES “Skeleton Key”

Big thanks to RBX Radio out of Niagra Falls for playing three cuts off my new disc Wanderer By Trade (to be released May 22nd at the Drake Underground) tonight.

Next Tuesday, from 8 – 10pm they’ll be playing more cuts. Tune in!

April 9, 2016 – LISTEN UP INDIE Review of ‘Carmeline’

“Serious country rock dirt with lovely harmonic acoustics and some eerie fiddly violin floating around an ethereal alien landscape.”

Thank you Listen Up Indie for the kind words on upcoming EP Wanderer By Trade‘s second single and video “Carmeline”. Read the whole article and watch the video here: http://www.listenupindie.com/blog.html

April 4, 2016 – LISTEN UP INDIE Article on ‘In Stars’

Big thank you to Listen Up Indie for their warm review of my debut single and music video “In Stars” – read on HERE.

March 8, 2016 – LIVE IN LIMBO Makes ‘In Stars’ Their Song Of The Day

Big thank you to Live in Limbo for their warm review of ‘In Stars’ and for making my debut single and the Karly McCloskey directed music video their Song of the Day. Click HERE to read the article.

March 5, 2016 – Official “In Stars” Video Available Now

My undying gratitude goes out to all who attended and helped make last night’s Horseshoe release of my debut single “In Stars” such a smashing success.

Karly McCloskey, the video’s highly talented and hardworking director painted over 5000 watercolour images to get the dazzling final result. Watch it HERE.

March 3, 2016 – WATCH Interview/Performance on Daytime Toronto

The first part of my Daytime Toronto appearance on Rogers TV Toronto promoting debut single ‘In Stars’ (to be released tomorrow at the Horseshoe Tavern) is HERE .
Couldn’t help but slip in some Ada Dahli & The Pallbearers, Freeman Dre & the Kitchen Party and Karly McCloskey plugs.
Enjoy.

Feb. 25, 2016 – Interview/Performance on Toronto Daytime TV

Had a dandy as candy time performing two songs and giving an interview on Toronto Daytime Rogers TV Toronto this morning promoting ‘Wanderer By Trade’ and the IN STARS Video///Single Release ~ the Horseshoe Tavern.

Look out for the airing tomorrow (Friday) at 10am, 3pm and midnight.

Feb. 14, 2016 – “Key Moments” Series

Click HERE to catch up on my “Key Moments” series I’ve been writing for the past month. Instalments of columns, focused on formative moments that have lead me to release my debut collection of songs starting with ‘In Stars’ March 4th at the Horseshoe Tavern.

From my early demoing days in Broken Bricks, to joining Freeman Dre & the Kitchen Party, to the impact of meeting Ray Davies and discovering his music. Keep on the lookout for more.

Jan. 29, 2016 – ‘In Stars’ Release Contest – Win FREE Admission March 4th!

CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT:
Hi friends,
From Feb 1st to March 1st, I’ll be running a contest for you and a friend to win FREE admission to the ‘In Stars’ Single Release March 4th at the Horseshoe Tavern.
To enter, simply share your Marlon Chaplin photos/videos on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram w/ the hashtags #InStars2016 #WandererByTrade #MarlonChaplin

All entries will be written down and the winner will be drawn at random.
See you at the ball.

Nov. 6, 2015 – Forget the Box Interview & Tomorrow at the Drake Hotel

From The Archives: An in depth interview w/ Montreal’s Forget the Box on Lady Gaga cover ‘Telephone’ and subsequent video directed by Devon Stewart. Click here to read. Tomorrow the full band appears at the Drake Underground w/ Low Cut Connie. 8pm.

Oct. 28, 2015 – The Drake Underground w/ Son Little This Halloween Sat.

Excited as all hell to be supporting Philadelphia’s Son Little this Saturday night (Oct. 31st) at the Drake Underground. Click here to purchase tickets, or head to Rotate This or Soundscapes. Doors at 8.

Oct. 20, 2015 – CMJ Tour Diary: Part TWO

After some technical problems with our NEWS section, we’re back! Check out part two of the Justin Friesen directed tour doc of my recent NYC visit for CMJ

Oct. 18, 2015 – CMJ TOUR DOC

Check out part one, shot by award winning filmmaker Justin Friesen for his work with Lemon Bucket Orkestra (Let’s Make Lemonade) of my recent week in NYC playing CMJ

Naked Underground Toronto

JULY 21, 2015 ~ I had the pleasure of writing a piece for Naked Underground Toronto recently on a pivotal TO music moment I’ve witnessed. Read it: HERE

INTERVIEW

Montreal’s Forget the Box sits down for an interview to discuss Lady Gaga, the art of collaboration and naturally, the Brunny. Read it all.