Ah the Christmas holiday season, commercially well-versed in engaging all the senses. It’s hard to ignore, we’re adept at noticing the festive cheer sprinkled in windows displays, on products, in messaging but most importantly in music! The Christmas season begs to be a case study as the ultimate example of music’s indisputable ability to mood transform. Familiar carols, sights and smells can make us swell with nostalgia and warmth. At RX music, we couldn’t agree more– which is why behind closed doors, the music industry is talking Christmas long before and we’re not the only ones. So when do musicians really start to get Christmas on the brain? Quite early it would seem! We spoke to Canadian singer Tyler Shaw about the release of his Ron Sexsmith holiday cover, the recording process and the magic surrounding sound tracking the magic of Christmas.