Category Archives: Canada

  1. This Used to Be Clint’s Playground: The Dynamic, Explosive, Super Bad World of K-Tel Records


    April 29, 2016 by admin


    Winnipeg businessman Philip Kives died on April 27. You may not know Kives by name, but if you (or, um, …
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  2. From the Archives: Alan Niester (2002)

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    July 19, 2013 by admin


    Creem’s Canadian Connection: Interview with Alan Niester By Andrew Lapointe (April 2002) Barbeques and weekend trips with Lester Bangs, dangerous …
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  3. Critical Collage: Rush vs. the Critics


    March 5, 2013 by admin

    A by no means comprehensive or conclusive survey of a Canadian power trio who once upon a time (much less …
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  4. Juan Rodriguez’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Life

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    January 25, 2013 by admin

    I can’t say I’m familiar with the writing of Montreal Gazette rock critic, Juan Rodriguez, but the paper is currently …
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  5. Rush and the Critics


    July 1, 2011 by admin

    40 Years Later, Has Rush Won Out Over Critics? Ward Bait (Hi, Steven!). Also, Happy, Um, Canada Day.




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