Shed Island 2 confirms their full festival roster, bar show schedule, and official poster by Noah Bender.
We chat with Stegosaurus guitarist/vocalist Stuart Buckley about the recording process of PUMMELED, Stegosaurus summer schedule, Sharktooth Records, and a brief guide to your “essentials to the scene” for St. John, NB.
By popular query and polite demand we are now opening up submissions for poetry and short fiction selections on the Secret East webzine, and we’re quite excited to crack the floodgates for all you delightful wordsmiths.
ProtoShed is a hackerspace in St. John’s, Newfoundland who’s running theme is ‘imagine – make – share.’ Listen in as ProtoShed Secretary Jordan Elliott gives us the low-down on what it takes to run a hackerspace from the tip of Atlantis.
The first Shed Island 2 lineup announcement is here, and it’s already shaping up to be the notable summer highlight on any St. John’s showgoer’s calendar with such acts as Crosss, Kestrels, Best Fiends, Acousma, Crossed Wires, Unreal Thought, Fog Lake, Jonny & The Cowabungas, and many more yet to be announced.
Have a listen to our conversation with Shed Island organizers Micah Brown & Glen May, and browse our comprehensive look at the first wave of acts announced for Shed Island 2.
“The big thing about anyone who wants to be an artist, or a poet, or a writer is that you can’t just be that one thing,” says Bolduc, “You have to find creative ways to keep doing what you love to do. In the midst of a changing atmosphere within your medium.”
Rumblin Thunder (prod. AKOGOLD) is the track for Newfoundland based rapper Moyst’s latest video. The track is a percussive exercise in polished hip-hop lyricism, and is suited with a two-minute visual trip courtesy of videographer Mike Simms.
Gene Browne has advanced The Levee through his supportive mantra; his down-to-earth nature and genuine caring for every band and musician that passes through his doors have combined to help The Levee expand, resulting in the creation of its very own weekend-long celebration of local talent: Leveestock.
The Punk Tank runs down the discography of Haligonian hardcore freaks Grump, and hits up vocalist Marshall Brush for some questions about their upcoming 7”, chorus pedals and the east coast condition for hardcore.