Archive for The New Music Magazine

Cameron Carpenter: Rock’n’Roll Rewind – Pope On A Rope and NXNE 2015

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 25, 2015 by segarini

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If this seems a little bit dated it is because it went missing in cyberspace last week sometime on Tuesday.

I can tell you now that Cobra Ramone rocked, Bellwoods played a great show at The Rivoli and 54.40 did a fine job in The Beach last Saturday night.

(Editor’s Note – This column was originally meant to run last week. It somehow ended up in my SPAM folder and was hidden from sight until Cam sent it to me again with the update above. Here’s the column that was originally slated to be published a week ago today.)

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Cameron Carpenter: Rock’n’Roll Rewind – Roxy Rollers

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 11, 2015 by segarini

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This week we rewind to December 1978 and March of 1979 and two stories I wrote about pop music in The New Music Magazine. The first is about our main man Bob Segarini and the second deals with Nick Gilder.

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Cameron Carpenter: Rock’n’Roll Rewind – Flash & The Babys

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 28, 2015 by segarini

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As we take our seventh inning stretch between CMW and NXNE it is time to dig back into the vaults and re-visit some reviews and articles I wrote back in the late seventies and early eighties for some long-gone publications, which are unavailable to the best of my knowledge, on-line. These three are from The New Music Magazine back in 1979.

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Cameron Carpenter: Rock’n’Roll Rewind – The Thin White Duke Looks Sharp!

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 30, 2015 by segarini

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Before we rewind to a couple of record reviews in the New Music Magazine circa 1978/9, something a little more modern. By this time next week many of us will be knee-deep in the 33rd annual Canadian Music Week. From its start as the David Farrell run “Record Conference” the Neill Dixon show is a massive multi-format event which touches all aspects of the industry, but, more importantly, is a huge social gathering of old friends from around the world.

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Cameron Carpenter: Rock’n’Roll Rewind – Styx Are Poles

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 23, 2015 by segarini

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Somehow I managed to get a byline in The Eye Opener at the then community college Ryerson. It was the school I wanted to attend as their journalism course was highly regarded; however, I was not accepted and ended up attending Centennial College. This story appeared February 23, 1978.

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Cameron Carpenter: Rock’n’Roll Rewind – The Early Reviews

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 2, 2015 by segarini

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Once again we re-wind to 1978 and 1979 and a series of record reviews I wrote for the New Music Magazine. I was still a teenager and the reviews definitely reflect that. I managed to write for every issue of the Chum-funded magazine although many an issue only included a single album review.

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Cameron Carpenter: Rock’n’Roll Rewind – More Vinyl Reviews

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 26, 2015 by segarini

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We rewind, once again, to 1978 and 1979 and a trio of record reviews I wrote for the New Music Magazine. It actually makes me feel uncomfortable when I go back and read these reviews as my humour was sophomoric, the writing was weak, and in a lot of instances I really missed what was important, or not important about some of these records. I was young.

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