Canadian stoner/doom/punk trio Slowpoke releases new video »Live In Argentia« featuring two tracks from their self-titled debut album
Canadian stoner/doom/punk act Slowpoke release new video »Live In Argentia« featuring live performances of »Stony Iommi« and »Slumlord« from their self-titled debut album.
Courtesy of Infecting Cells PR:
Canadian doom/punk/psychedelic band Slowpoke release a new video – »Live In Argentia« which premiered May 31st via Doomed & Stoned!
In the summer of 2021 St. John’s doom/punk/psychedelic band recorded Slowpoke »Live In Argentia« with the help of Johnny Rawkhard, Rick Hollett, Glen Tizzard and Rick Tizzard, and Stephany Donahue. Slowpoke »Live In Argentia« features live performances of »Stony Iommi« and »Slumlord« against the back drop of an abandoned bunker off the Argentia airstrip in Argentia Newfoundland. We hope you enjoy watching it half as much as we enjoyed making it. Special thanks to Arts NL and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador for providing funding for this project.
Slowpoke adds: “We chose these two tunes not only because they run into each other well but they also run the gammut of what we do as a band. We packed in high energy punk, Riffs, shoegazy effect wizardry, and even a meditative atmospheric part too!”
Slowpoke formed in St John’s Newfoundland Canada in 2018 by Ben Chapman-Smith (Bass, Vocals) and Cameron Legge (Guitar). In early 2019 Adam Young (Drums) joined the band. The trio went on to record the bedrock of their upcoming album »Slowpoke« and closed the night at Still Heavy’s Midsummer Mayhem 3 festival and were dubbed the “hidden gem of the evening” by Tony Carew owner of Still Heavy. Covid-19 made live performances a non-option in 2020 so Slowpoke went inside and worked away at their release, and applied for a MusicNL Artist development grant which they received in January 2021. Upon receiving the grant Slowpoke enlisted the services of Rick Hollet at Redhouse Recording (sHeavy, Hey Rosetta!) for mixing and Chris Keffer at Magnetic North (The Black Keys, Cheap Trick) studios for mastering. Slowpoke is currently performing in Newfoundland and has an album release show planned at the Rockhouse in St. Johns on August 21st, 2021 with The Birchmen and local legends sHeavy.
Cameron Legge – Guitar
Ben Chapman-Smith – Bass, Vocals
Adam Young – Drums
Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well