Archive for Shades Magazine

Cameron Carpenter: Rock’n’Roll Rewind – Rating The Records

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 19, 2015 by segarini

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This week we rewind to 1977 and the first issue of Shades Magazine. My feature was a re-cap of all the new punk records that had been released.

“I realize a lot of the material I’m going to cover is somewhat dated, but this being the first edition, I thought I’d quickly go over some of the best new music to come out over the past few months. Next month’s reviews will be much longer and in-depth.”

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Cameron Carpenter: Rock’n’Roll Rewind – White Dopes On Punk

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 22, 2015 by segarini

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This week we are going to rewind back to April 12, 1978. My assignment that day was to interview Fee Waybill, frontman for the always outrageous Tubes, prior to their show at the late-great Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto. It was the third trip to Toronto after shows in the horrible International Centre and the always magnificent Massey Hall. They had just released their fourth album “What Do You Want From Live”, a double-live album, recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon in London.

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Cameron Carpenter: The ABC’s Of Rock – V

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , on March 8, 2012 by segarini

If nobody minds I will not be speaking about hair.

Very sorry to hear about the passing of Ronnie Montrose this past week. Glad I mentioned the spectacular debut album from his band a couple of months ago. Segarini wrote a great column earlier this week touching on some of the greats we have recently lost.

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