Posted by Jordy-boy on March 21st, 2011 in Band News
While many charities pose as little more than unsightly and foul-smelling band aids for international capital, the solidarity-based internationalist project known as Partners in Health
is most certainly not of that kind.
We're very excited to have the opportunity to host Donna Barry
, the Director of Advocacy and Policy for Partners
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on February 21st, 2011 in Band News
Secret internal cables released early Monday morning by controversial whistle-blower website Wikileaks, have provoked an unprecedented 694-day debate in Australian Parliament. The cables suggest, contrary to public pronouncements from the Gillard government, that the unbelievably good looking Canadian hard rock band Propagandhi have no time-line for withdrawal from their extremely
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on February 8th, 2011 in Podcasts
to regret the next 55 minutes of your life.
Propagandhi tour date announcement. Recording updates. Beave brags about how awesome his guitar is. Todd explains why he can't sleep. We interview a former Sudanese refugee about what's going on in his homeland and why we it should ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on January 26th, 2011 in Band News
Hello friends and neighbours. Please pass this on to anyone who you think might be interested:
Prairie Artists Against Enbridge
includes some of Canada's finest bands and cultural workers, a governor general's award-winning novelist, and a former Winnipeg Blue Bomber. They all attached their names to a letter, delivered today to ... (more)
Posted by Jordy-boy on January 12th, 2011 in Band News
Hey Friendly People of Planet Earth,
Well, here I am, poor me, dealing with the flu for the 5th consecutive day, in the confines of my poop-bedded (whoops!) home in Winnipeg. The worst illness I've had to confront in 15 years, man-o-man alive, I feel like crap. Sweats, chills, leaking snot, ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on January 5th, 2011 in Band News
When Jordy-Boy isn't instantly cracking unbelievably expensive 19" crash cymbals here in the basement, he works with the Winnipeg-Haiti Solidarity Group, who are related to the Canada Haiti Action Network
Next Thursday, Jan 13th, 7PM, at the Rudolph Rocker Cultural Center at 91 Albert St, 3rd Floor, they are ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on January 3rd, 2011 in Band News
Hey, check out this free download of this record
i mixed/ mastered recently for a great band from Long Island NY called Capital
. Cheers to these guys for letting me get in on it!
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on December 21st, 2010 in Podcasts
to regret the next 39 minutes of your life to download.
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on December 10th, 2010 in Band News
Today, December 10th, marks the official release of both the incredible Sacrifice/ propagandhi split 7"
and the New Kitchen Traditions community vegan cookbook
! Joy to the world! The Lord is...come??
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on November 29th, 2010 in Band News
As per Znet:
Wikileaks began on Sunday November 28th publishing 251,287 leaked United States embassy cables, the largest set of confidential documents ever to be released into the public domain. The documents will give people around the world an unprecedented insight into US Government foreign activities.
See them here.
If you are ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on November 17th, 2010 in Band News
I think these are only being sold here in Winnipeg for now, but if anyone in town is interested in a great DIY vegan cookbook that, in addition to many other contributors, features recipes from me, Todd, Jord and Beave, check this out:
New Kitchen Traditions
is a Winnipeg-made, vegan cookbook, ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on November 17th, 2010 in Band News
Wow, it took us 24 years, but we finally did it: we finally got mentioned in the European Journal of American Studies
, which, of couse, like most young bangers relentlessly playing with themselves in the 80's, we have dreamed of since we were kids.
But seriously, this is an ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on November 14th, 2010 in Band News
i couldn't have put it any better myself, so let us take heed of the candid remarks of resident bizarro-savant Todd the Rod Kowalski as seen here in Kite magazine
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on November 4th, 2010 in Band News
Don't make us do it ourselves. We've all seen what happens when we're left in charge of things. I know, the industry is in a tailspin and the relevance of the label-band relationship is more in question than it ever has been, but there are still some things a band ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on October 22nd, 2010 in Activism, Band News
Our man Erick from Les Gavels
is involved the the Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee and put together this video
concerning the "Move The Game" campaign going on in Arizona. Check it out!
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on August 28th, 2010 in Band News
So the minute we got back from Best Friends Day in Richmond, we put our noses to the grindstone and got to work on a recording for our side of a dream-come-true split 7" with Canadian thrash legends Sacrifice
Sacrifice recorded a crushing version of Rush
's "Anthem" and ... (more)
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on August 22nd, 2010 in Band News
Wow, now that was a whirl-wind adventure!
These people really know how to throw a party and a great music event. i especially appreciate that they did it all without laming it up with a bunch of goofy corporate sponsors.
Music and commerce are certainly tangled together in our world, ... (more)
Posted by The Rod on August 18th, 2010 in Band News
Alright everybody. We're off to Best Friends Day in Richmond, Virginia. We've practiced hard and will be totally ready to rock! We've got fan favorite, Mark Barnhole on 3rd guitar to totally tear your heads off! It's going to be great see you there!
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on August 4th, 2010 in Band News
Ok, just to get everyone who will be joining us in Richmond VA in a couple weeks totally pumped and primed to penultimately party, i give you some randomly chosen pieces of live footage taken from around the world last year: perhaps you'll enjoy the soothing sounds of A
Posted by Jesus H. Chris on July 21st, 2010 in Band News
Well, punch me in the nards and call me flat-nuts! We're playing Chicago this October for our pal Toby's first annual wedding celebration! And now the good news (just kidding Toby): also playing at this festival -- among many others -- will be the mighty Corrosion of Conformity
(with their ... (more)