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Cameron Carpenter: Rock’n’Roll Rewind – A Chat With A Rat

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 5, 2015 by segarini

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This week we rewind to the spring of 1979.

I sat down at a seedy hotel on the west side of Jarvis just south of the infamous “Hooker Harvey’s” as various Boomtown Rats scurried about the room. Little did I know it at the time, but many of the principals involved with the band would one day play a big part in my career.

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Cameron Carpenter: The ABC’s Of Rock’n’Roll – A is for Aircheck

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 30, 2013 by segarini

CamDuring the last few months I have been listening to a lot more radio than normal. Working at home, and with no TV, I hate the silence so the radio goes on. I need noise in the background to work. Tired of CFNY, Q-107 and news radio I started listening to sports radio in the morning and soon found myself listening to Macko and Cauz on TSN 1050 (which still doesn’t look right after growing up on 1050 Chum). Macko is Bob Mackowycz Jr. (son of Q-107 legend Bob Mackowycz) and Matthew Cauz. My first dealings with Bob were when he was in the band Glueleg and they were looking for a record deal.

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