Tag Archives: Funk

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.

To Toronto and Beyond: The Story of TWRP

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.