The New Wax Show airs each Tuesday @ 3pm on CHRY 105.5 FM. Listen live at chry.fm

New Wax reporter Tarick “Puddy” Glancy takes you on a musical journey to Angola as he explores the history and culture of KUDURO. Kuduro music started in the 80’s and has since reached out to the world from it’s humble beginning’s during the civil war in Angola. Born out of Luanda, Kuduro is a high energy mish-mash of West African beats, electro-house and really whatever flows, creating an eccentric culture of great tunes, wild characters and even crazier dancing. 

 

The New Wax Show airs each Tuesday @ 3pm on CHRY 105.5 FM. Listen live at chry.fm

Based out of Toronto, Hussy has been rocking the music scene with their distinctive sludge punk sound. Signed to Buzz records, they helped bring down the roof at the Weaves EP release party back in April, and have had a couple tricks up their sleeves since then. Reminiscent of the 80’s post punk flavor of Section 25 and 90’s sludge metal legends The Melvins, H-S-Y has filled a gap in Toronto music. New Wax’s Portia Siegal dives in head first to talk with the band that provides the perfect soundtrack for Toronto’s seedy underbelly.

The New Wax Show airs each Tuesday @ 3pm on CHRY 105.5 FM. Listen live at chry.fm

Halifax quintet Kuato are carving out their own musical niche. Since 2011 the band has released three EP’s and two albums, and continues to release stunning musical pieces. The band also continues a tradition of Halifax instrumental bands such as INSTRUMENTS and Tomcat Combat. New wax reporter Debra Shlegel recently caught up with the band to discuss their influences, and what lies next for the band.

The New Wax Show airs each Tuesday @ 3pm on CHRY 105.5 FM. Listen live at chry.fm

Daniel Berzen, the visionary behind the company Almost Art is hard at work not only producing music but promoting events within the Toronto area. One of his most successful events Render Volume One, served as a collaborative art project bringing together artists of diverging musical backgrounds. Berzen also works producing local artists, such Memorecks and Riggadale. His DIY attitude even has him skirting the law to produce music videos, all in the name of art and promotion. I sat down with Berzen to talk shop and discuss some of his “secret projects.”

The New Wax Show airs each Tuesday @ 3pm on CHRY 105.5 FM. Listen live at chry.fm

New Wax reporter Ian Gormeley speaks with Weird Canada executive director Marie LeBlanc Flanagan about Weird Distro, an organization that promotes and distributes Canadian music. Weird Canada began as a blog in 2009, and after receiving a grant from the Canadian government, the not-for-profit aims to become the one stop shop for fans and retailers looking to get their hands on the latest goings on in the Canadian Do It Yourself underground

The New Wax Show airs each Tuesday @ 3pm on CHRY 105.5 FM. Listen live at chry.fm

New Wax reporter Noel Marcial highlights the emergence of Gospel music sub-genres due to the influences of Jazz, Rock, Hip Hop, and other styles. The feature also showcases the EP Paitently Waited by Canadian Christian Artist and Musician Christian Debra, also known as Why-ell. Look out for this feature showcase of Canadian Christian artists and their music in the Urban Gospel Music arena.

Alex Grantham, left, and Ian Boos, right, both from Paris, make up two thirds of the Toronto-based band Low Hanging Lights with drummer Aaron Bennett. The trio play the NXNE festival at The Central in Toronto in this photo taken Thursday, June 13, 2013. SUBMITTED PHOTO

The New Wax Show airs each Tuesday @ 3pm on CHRY 105.5 FM. Listen live at chry.fm

Hailing from small town Ontario and trying to make their mark on the big city, Low Hanging lights is an rock-indie group with some definite edge. Band members Alex Grantham, Ian Boos and Aaron Bennett came together three years ago and have been kicking it ever since. With their unique sound that can vary from old-time folky to chaotic punk inspired outbursts, you never really know what to expect from Low Hanging Lights. New Wax reporter Tarick “Puddy” Glancy takes his chances at taming the eclectic trio, as he interviews Low Hanging Lights.

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