Ahead of the official release of Swimming’s debut album titled That’s OK on October 8th, we’ve got an exclusive first listen to the 9-song offering from the St. John’s emo / math rock trio.
On the heels of local success, Long Harbour’s Dead Reckoning moved to Toronto where they performed before a studio audience on Dini Petty’s popular Canadian talk show.
Mixing and mastering duties were carried out by Daryl Palumbo, a personal hero of Milley, and frontman for bands Glassjaw, Head Automatica and Color Film. In addition to producing the album, Palumbo also takes vocal duties on the tracks “Headrest” and “Big Figure”.
With Anne Murray’s wholesome, squeaky clean Canadian image, how did an infamous photo of the Springhill singer posing with the unlikely company of Alice Cooper, John Lennon, Harry Nilsson, and Micky Dolenz effectively change her career?
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.
Just months before recording Dizzy Gillespie Jam live at the Montreux Jazz Festival, the legendary trumpeter and bebop pioneer made a stop at the Arts & Culture Centre in St. John’s on January 19th, 1977.
Recorded in 1920 and released by Okeh Records, “Crazy Blues” stands out as possibly the very first vocal blues record made by an African American woman.
The Krystals formed in 1966 when a young Dutch engineer relocated to Labrador City for work in his field, but soon found himself resuming a role in his other area of expertise: rock n’ roll.
Stream the full length debut of Kyle Gryphon’s dark Newfoundland neofolk masterpiece.