As the rock n’ roll world mourns the tragic passing of Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead, we figured the most suitable Atlantic Canadian salute would be a bootleg tape recording of Motörhead’s first and only performance in St. John’s, NL on February 3rd, 1988.
During his lost 1959 visit to St. John’s, Louis Armstrong performed two shows at the Memorial Stadium, enjoyed a feed of fresh salmon, bought a stack of traditional Newfoundland records, and chatted with young journalists outside of his room at the Kenmount Motel.
Figgy Duff are an iconic folk rock band that has been the definitive soundtrack in many Newfoundland homes for over forty years, and now you can finally stream their complete discography on Spotify and Apple Music.
Chain of Lynx is a Newfoundland recording project that not only stretches from St. John’s to La Scie, but also stretches the boundaries of what an openly collaborative rock band can look like. To mark a prolific 6 months of releases, we’ve got an exclusive premiere of their 6th single, “Dizzy”.
After nearly 40 years, there is finally a followup to the first Newfoundland punk rock ever released on vinyl.
Take an inside look at Conditioner’s Lost Opus video session filmed during their recent trip to Pop Montreal.
“Let’s lay it right on the line. Bigotry and racism are among the deadliest social ills plaguing the world today.”
The question is, what urban legends might we create next to distract us from our own accountability in a city which loves to talk about issues of parking, but remains silent on those larger issues of poverty in our own community?
“I walked out halfway through. I couldn’t take it any more. As far as I can tell from the first half, this is a movie made by the mentally warped for the mentally warped.”
This campy cut of Canadian b-list cinema may be remembered for its sleaze, but the choppy tale of three literal man-eaters also helped launch the career of future Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman, and SCTV stars Eugene Levy and Andrea Martin.