You could probably sing every word to the greatest hits collections of these classic Canadian rock bands, and you don’t even know it.
Take an exclusive first listen to “Gambler” from Astral Gunk’s upcoming cassette Buzzin’ on Secret East Records (February, 2017)
If you’ve ever been to a Newfoundland wedding or kitchen party, chances are you’ve been subjected to the dance craze of “The Newfie Stomp”. But have you ever heard of the “Duckworth Stomp”? Check out this vague 1974 hard rock anthem about partying in St. John’s by London, Ontario’s Thundermug.
What does Sly & The Family Stone, Mama Cass, Kenny Rogers, Rick James, and The Viletones have in common? No, not a drug problem: this 1971 underground dance club hit written by Nova Scotia songwriter Bruce Wheaton, and performed by his funk rock ensemble Everyday People.
Toronto based rock n’ roll duo catl stopped through St. John’s in May during the sixth installment of the Lawnya Vawnya Festival, and the crew at Distortion snapped some solid minutes of A&V as a momento of their visit.
TWRP (Tupper Ware Remix Party) started their colourful brand of intergalactic heavy funk in Halifax, NS nearly a decade ago. Since then they’ve relocated to Toronto, ON, released a slew of EP’s, and kept a steady tour schedule. Angela Sutherland gets the full TWRP story from synthesizist Doctor Sung.
In anticipation of tonight’s dual-show closing celebrations for Shed Island, we caught up with Andy March of CROSSS for some words on the importance of the Atlantic Canadian small fest circuit, ongoing live developments, and the anxieties of the songwriting process
Artist Ashley Smallwood talks about going from hobby to day-job with her line of Newfoundland-centric Pop Art prints.
We were lucky enough to spend some time with Kestrels (Toronto, ON) on their recent visit to St. John’s and capture a solid live session with the trio within the walls of Suvla Estates.