It was 40 years ago today...Blue Peter’s first-ever club gig. The Turning Point, October 21, 1978.
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....."
Musicians in the band playing with Gryner that evening were among those involved in her upcoming album, Only of Earth.
The concept album is the first of a trilogy and based on an original sci-fi story, a style Gryner said she long been interested in.
“It stems back from long boring days in Camlachie, just looking at the space atlas,” she said.
Punk rock, social injustice, politics, and war on terror issues... that's what the independent Toronto, Canada-based quartet The SHAM is all about! Featuring two members of local legends Random Killing, this budding band is determined to utilise their sonic weaponry to help people to better understand many of life's ongoing shams.
1990: Art Bergmann - Sexual Roulette
The hero of Vancouver’s alternative music scene really hit his stride on his second full-length album, telling insightful and thoroughly rockin’ tales of desolation and disease that only a street-level view can afford.