Tag Archives: Indie

A Quick Listen in Memory of Fred Gamberg

To commemorate the 23 year anniversary of the passing of Fred Gamberg, we wanted to revisit some of his contributions to St. John’s music history. Check out the 90s local rock compilation he helped create, as well as the session from his days as the founding drummer of Giver.

Penny Blacks Stitch New Video for “Black Wool”

“Black Wool” is the six minute opener to Long Lights, the latest collection of coarse and contemporary folk rock from Penny Blacks. Originating from Saint John, New Brunswick, Penny Blacks have been trekking their new album live across Eastern Canada since late September, and they’ve crowned their successful run with a brand new video for the album’s outset track.

Found Footage: Halifax Pop Explosion 1994

Before we roll out our wrap-up of the HPX 2016 festivities, we wanted to share this great piece of throwback video from Much Music’s 1994 coverage of Halifax Pop Explosion. This found footage features Eric’s Trip, Thrush Hermit, Sunny Day Real Estate, Blonde Red Head, Treble Charger, Hardship Post and much more.