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Liner Notes: January 2013 Archives

WAM Jan 26-27 Liner Notes - Surgeon

Surgeon is the band, and it is comprised of guitarists Andrew Wicks and Steve Cowan, bass player Josh Ward and drummer Phil Maloney.  Josh and Phil are the rhythm section for Hey Rosetta.  Andrew and Steve are both classical guitarists.

When they manage to be in the same town at the same time, they like to challenge themselves with intricate and melodic tunes.  Phil and Steve joined me in the Liner Notes studio to talk about their new cd, Fjords.  But first, here's what some of it sounds like

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WAM Jan 19-20 David Hart

David Hart is a musician from Sheshatshiu, who wanted to make a CD for many years and with the help of family and friends he has finally made his dream come true. He was inspired by performers such as John Fogerty and the bands Meshekamau and Kashtin. David dropped by the Labrador Morning studio to share his story with Tony Dawson.

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WAM Jan 12-13 Liner Notes People on Pause

People on Pause describe themselves as "a pack of Newfoundlanders who ran away to the mainland to sing rock and roll songs in Montreal." "The pack" started out as a collaboration between Alexander Bridger and Justin Guzzwell when they released their debut album as part of the 2010 Scope RPM Challenge. You hear about that February-month event every year, here on Weekend AM. It's coming up again soon, so this seems an auspicious time to show you what an RPM challenge can lead to! Since accomplishing that task, Alex and Justin have expanded their project into a larger band that includes Steve Cowan, Deidre Driscoll, Adam Tiller and Chang Ling.

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