By Allie Gregory
Today, Canada's Governor General announced new appointments to the Order of Canada, one of the highest civilian honours in the country. Among the appointees is Vancouver punk legend Art Bergmann, who is being recognized for his "indelible contributions to the Canadian punk music scene, and for his thought-provoking discourse on social, gender and racial inequalities."
Jason Sniderman started dreaming of rock stardom when he was eight and invented his musical alter ego, Ensign Broderick, when he was 12. Now, 47 years later, he’s finally ready to release his debut record.
Proud to have been part of the mix team on this iconic recording.
"Every Canadian rap fan will remember hearing this for the first time: "We notorious; ain't nobody can hang with us: Rascalz, Checkmate, Kardinal and Thrust, Choclair coming down with that Northern touch." One of the most iconic rap songs in Canada, there was no escaping the power of "Northern Touch," a cross-country posse cut that would cement the careers of the artists who had the wherewithal to shout themselves out in the chorus....."
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