The new Cancon supergroup consisting of Sam Roberts, Chris Murphy of Sloan, Dave Monks of Tokyo Police Club and Menno Versteeg of Hollerado are donating the proceeds of their album’s test press to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
With a video for “Wrong Way Sign” from their new LP Poison Future, we spoke with Joe of Protruders about the album, the band, the pros and cons of punk nostalgia, and more.
Across This Land is a 1973 concert film featuring Stompin’ Tom Connors, and it will hit you in your nostalgic Canadian feels like a warm glob of maple syrup.
You could probably sing every word to the greatest hits collections of these classic Canadian rock bands, and you don’t even know it.
Take an exclusive first listen to “Gambler” from Astral Gunk’s upcoming cassette Buzzin’ on Secret East Records (February, 2017)
If you’ve ever been to a Newfoundland wedding or kitchen party, chances are you’ve been subjected to the dance craze of “The Newfie Stomp”. But have you ever heard of the “Duckworth Stomp”? Check out this weird 1974 hard rock anthem about partying in St. John’s by London, Ontario’s Thundermug.
What does Sly & The Family Stone, Mama Cass, Kenny Rogers, Rick James, and The Viletones have in common? No, not a drug problem: this 1971 underground dance club hit written by Nova Scotia songwriter Bruce Wheaton, and performed by his funk rock ensemble Everyday People.
Toronto based rock n’ roll duo catl stopped through St. John’s in May during the sixth installment of the Lawnya Vawnya Festival, and the crew at Distortion snapped some solid minutes of A&V as a momento of their visit.
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.