All posts by Kris G. Hamlyn

Secret Selector: The Sidewinders’ Flatfoot Hustlin’

The Sidewinders were a seven piece deep funk n’ soul outfit from Halifax, NS who released a 1977 self-produced LP entitled Flatfoot Hustlin’. Collectors consider the release the holy grail of Canadian funk, with the original pressing selling upwards from $1-2,000 CAD, but little information is available on the group beyond the eight song LP.

CROSSS Close Out Shed Island 2

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