From icebergs, chicken strips and hummus, to garbage juice, cat litter and chops of cocaine, the cartographic shape of Newfoundland haunts our everyday life. @TheShapeofNewfoundland is finally tracking the phenomenon on Instagram.
The Newfoundland news cycle has been dominated this month by a slew of bank machine robberies using stolen heavy equipment, so we wanted to jump back 107 years to see how local journalists covered a B&E “besmeared with blood” in 1912.
In addition to selling the “Adult Magazines, Exotic Lingerie, and Adult Novelties” advertised on their signage, the Hatch also sold comics, album bootlegs and punk records.
On January 14th, the matriarch of Fredericton avant-rock dropped a new video for their song “Bird Chirp“, and officially announced the release date of their anticipated upcoming album. On March 1st, Motherhood will release Dear Bongo, a brand new composition featuring nine tracks produced by Kyle Cunjak
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.