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Music: July 2012 Archives

Alistair Christl

He's been making music for a good ten years and he's been a sideman with a number of local rockabilly artists like Ronnie Hayward and Tennessee Voodoo Coupe. He released his first album titled "Unmarked Grave" five years back, it an aggressive mix of rockabilly and punk. But his new disc, says our music columnist Errol Nazareth, is mellower and has more of a retro sound.
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Go Go

Our music columnist Errol Nazareth reminds us of a music style almost forgotten. It flourished in Washington DC.
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Benin's Orchestre Poly-Rythmo has been making music for over 40 years, and while they are considered legends in West Africa, few in the West know about them. They'll make their Toronto debut on Friday and our music columnist Errol Nazareth says the show is going to be phenomenal. On the show this morning, Errol played tracks from Cotonou Club, the band's first album in 20 years.
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