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Cameron Carpenter – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 25, 2016 by segarini

Cam as Chip

When someone finds out what my profession is, one of the first questions they ask is who is/was your favourite artist to work with. This is usually followed by asking who was the most difficult. A couple of names always come to mind.

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Cameron Carpenter: The ABCs of Rock ‘n’ Roll – B Stands for B-Sides The Point

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 5, 2013 by segarini


CamCouple of quick updates from last week. Dave “Bookie” Bookman has indeed landed at Indie 88.1 and will debut his Sunday night show on September 15th at 6:00 PM. Nice to have him back on the local airwaves. Former Q-107 evening jock Dominik Diamond has taken over the morning show at the newly branded Radio 965 in Halifax.

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Cameron Carpenter: The ABC’s Of Rock’n’Roll – Some Zzzzz’s

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 22, 2013 by segarini

CamOnce again we find ourselves at the end of the alphabet. Some Z songs for you at the end of the article.

After the fun reunion with Slaughter who knew my next major show would be Black Sabbath. I received a text from my rock’n’roll brother Stephane Drolet asking me if I would be interested in going to the show with him. Steph was coming in from Montreal as the band was not going to be performing there. Of course there is a Slaughter/Ozzy connection as Slaughter’s Dana Strum is the man who hooked Ozzy up with Randy Rhoads.

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Cameron Carpenter: The ABC’s Of Rock’n’Roll – Just For You

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on August 8, 2013 by segarini

CamWell the stars did align last Saturday night for the family Segarini. As you may have read in Bob’s column it was going to be Daddy/Daughter night at the Slaughter show at the Phoenix in Toronto. Bob’s daughter Amy became enamoured with the band in her pre-teen days and I had the chance to introduce her to them at the Hard Rock Café way back in the day. She had purchased a star for the band and never had the opportunity to give them the certificate and coordinates. Last week was the first time the band would be playing in Toronto for the last dozen or so years, and Amy, in anticipation, purchased another star for them and hoped she would get the chance to present it.

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Cameron Carpenter: The ABC’s Of Rock – P

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , on January 12, 2012 by segarini
Patti Smith
When answering the oft-asked “Top 5 Desert Island Albums” question there is always the same number one for me, “Horses” from Patti Smith. With its genre-bending cover photo by Robert Mapplethorpe the album certainly caught your eye at the local record store. Is that a girl pretending to be Keith Richards? Might need to hear this one.
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