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Calling Gen Next: Discovering Canada’s New Rock Talent

Calling Gen Next: Discovering Canada’s New Rock Talent
Doug Elliott and Brett Emmons of the Glorious Sons When CKGE-FM radio’s program director Doug Elliott checks out his station’s play list, he notes the usual suspects you’d expect to find being programmed on the Oshawa Ontario-based rock station, known regionally as 94.9 The Rock. But as equally prominent as the Foo Fighters, AC/DC, Pink Floyd and yes, Led Zeppelin... Read More

Sam Roberts’ Three-Year Perpetual Cycle

Sam Roberts’ Three-Year Perpetual Cycle
Sam Roberts calls it his `three-year cycle. The time it takes for him to write, record, release and tour a specific record before he has to do it all over again. This, according to Roberts, is also why he always seems to be on a perpetual comeback. “It seems my plan to release one or two albums a year has... Read More

THE SAM ROBERTS BAND – Lo Fantasy

THE SAM ROBERTS BAND – Lo Fantasy
(Universal) To suggest Lo Fantasy is a comeback record of sorts maybe a little unfair to Montreal Sam Roberts but he’s certainly been flying low under the radar for the past few years. Having now recorded his fifth release in 11 years, Roberts has always taken his time over projects, usually spacing his work out over two or three years.... Read More