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Open Strum features Michel Goguen, a multi-instrumentalist and singer songwriter from Canada. He is an original musician that will move you with his open tuning guitar sounds and grounding melodies.


The debut album “The Painter’s Drum”, features 13 instrumental original songs, which have been composed, performed, arranged and produced by Michel Goguen. The album contains a collection of songs that touches on world, rock and reggae music.

You can download The Painter's Drum here:



The song "River Ride" has also been released which features Michel performing all the instruments on the track. This rock acoustic piece uses a blend of guitar and mandolin, with warm vocals, to entice you along on this musical ride.

You can listen and purchase the song “River Ride” at:



In 2014, Michel produced and recorded an instructional bellydance CD for Studio Sephira. The album has been designed to help students at her dance school embody various middle eastern dance movements.

To get more information on Studio Sephira, check out her website:


After Studio Sephira's album, Michel released a single called "Back Home". This rock song with a world vibe played in open tuning guitar will make you feel good being at home. The song was composed, arranged, performed and produced by Michel.

You can listen and purchase the song “Back Home” at:



In the Fall of 2014, Michel released his second album called "Open Seas" which features an array of sonic textures. World, acoustic guitar, meditation, and rock music are present on this 11 song instrumental disc. The album was composed, performed, arranged and produced by Michel Goguen.

You can listen and purchase the album here:



In winter of 2015, Open Strum released "Smile." Acoustic guitar and soulful vocals will take you on this pop-rock soundscape.

Get "Smile" here:



Check out Open Strum at:

Facebook : www.facebook.com/OpenStrum
Twitter : www.twitter.com/OpenStrum
Soundcloud : www.soundcloud.com/openstrum
Youtube : www.youtube.com/c/OpenStrumMusic
Myspace : www.myspace.com/michelgoguenmusic
Website : www.openstrum.com

General Info

Artist Name
Open Strum
Home Page
Rock / World

Contact Info

Moncton, NB, CA

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