Archive for October, 2008

The Awkward Stage – Sad Girl Radio

Monday, October 27th, 2008

The Awkward Stage is a Canadian indie pop band, based in Vancouver, British Columbia and fronted by singer-songwriter Shane Nelken. The band’s supporting lineup currently consists of Tygh Runyan on lead guitar, Tony Koelwyn on drums and Chris Mitchell on trumpet and keyboards.

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Criollo – Calle

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Criollo is a Montreal-based Latin, hip-hop band. Their music draws from bachata, hip-hop, reggae, Latin and R&B influences, and is sung in Spanish. The band formed in 2003 include four members; Salvador “Sol” Valdez, Jose “Chiro” Mata, Alexis “El Gordo” Grullon and Gilbert “Giby” Capellan.

Manafest – Rodeo

Monday, October 13th, 2008

Chris Greenwood, better known by his stage name Manafest, is a Canadian Christian rapper from Toronto, Ontario. He is also a skater, which led to his career in hip hop; after an accident in 1998, he took time to focus on rap and was noticed by Trevor McNevan of Ontario-based band Thousand Foot Krutch. This led to his signing to an internationally distributed label, BEC Recordings under the Uprok Records label, and his debut release Epiphany, which was made primarily of West Coast hip hop with several rapcore outings in the vein of Limp Bizkit.

Attack in Black – Hunger of the Young

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Attack in Black are a Canadian rock band, formed in Welland, Ontario. In spring 2006, they signed with Dine Alone Records, home to other big Canadian acts such as City and Colour, Bedouin Soundclash, The Black Lungs and Cancer Bats. Attack in Black’s music merges old school rock and roll with modern day punk rock.Visit their official website for more info and updates.