From an early career in the legendary Shotgun & Jaybird, to a solo career that has spanned over a decade, to collaborations with major and minor mainstays of an ever-changing independent arts scene, Jim Kilpatrick, better known by his stage name Shotgun Jimmie, has consistently held a place in the hearts and ears of listeners across Canada.
Take an exclusive first listen to Astral Gunk’s raw 8 song masterpiece, and then buzz on over to Secret East Records to stream it for free, buy the immediate digital download, or order the limited edition cassette.
Take an exclusive first listen to “Gambler” from Astral Gunk’s upcoming cassette Buzzin’ on Secret East Records (February, 2017)
Best Fiends are back to champ at the rock and roll bit, and continue to prove that there is still flavour to be found in the bubblegum rock song, it just depends on how you chew it. Check out the video for their new single “Another Love Song”, as well as our chat with Keith McFadden about residency, romance and keeping rock n’ roll fun.
Mike Roy pens his personal experience as organizer, bartender and spectator of SappyFest XI in Sackville, NB.
The environments SappyFest, Shifty Bits Circus and Shed Island individually create each share the aim of a community experience– not just a set of grueling and expensive conditions that one would endure solely to cross a number of band names off a bucket list
Revisit the swamp magic that lingers like a dust trail in the Sackville air as Ben Burnett gets up close and personal with his account of SappyFest X.
Swamp magic is a special intoxicant available only at SappyFest. It’s the type of magic produced when you take one of the best curated festivals in Canada, put it in one of New Brunswick’s most picturesque towns, and hold it every year on one of the best weekends of the summer.
BD Allison gets sappy for Sappy with a self-deprecating account of his transition from supporter to performer for this years fest. Allison will be hitting the stage with Jacuzzi Perth at SappyFest X this weekend in Sackville, NB.