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Past Episodes: November 2010 Archives

Why Not Wyatt?

wyt_dollar_cd.jpgSo the mean November Whites have set in -- Halloween is over.  Christmas is still a month away.  What is there to do in the face of grey November skies except rock out? Join SoundXchange this week for the Rock Country of WYATT-- plus a loving look at a tough mother from poet Lynda Monahan.

Ride along the gritty edge of rock to the heart of country and you'll find yourself moving to the sounds of WYATT, an original 4-piece band from Saskatoon. WYATT drives the sound of progressive country bands like Emerson Drive and Doc Walker and grounds it with the depth and groove of Tom Petty. Imagine old school southern rock combined with the rich, vocal flavours of Bon Jovi, The Eagles and Rascal Flatts.....this is Rock Country. Together, singer-guitarists Scott Patrick and Daniel Fortier, drummer Bray Hudson and bassist Cam Ewart have a sound and a commanding on-stage chemistry that instantly converts audiences to fans.

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cornucopia1 thumb .jpgCome to the X for a cornucopia for delights starting with the myth-making of Sean Virgo and finishing with the Healing Hearts of Laurie Lynn Muirhead, with the music of Ray Bell and Tahnis Cunningham tucked in between.


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Definitely Maybe Smith

Maybe-Smith.jpgThere is nothing "maybe" about how SoundXchange feels about Maybe Smith, the imaginative,  extremely indie self-made musical phenom who also answers to Colin Skrapek. We love him so much we're giving a full hour of the X to him live, at Louis's Pub in Saskatoon.

Saskatchewan likes to think of him as their very own indie indie superstar, but CBC Radio 3 host Grant Lawrence is right when he refers to Maybe Smith as "Canada's best kept musical secret".

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