After over 30 years of playing music here, and abroad I’ve come down to this place. A solemn desperate ship of great people. 10 years of FM radio at CKCU 93.1 in Ottawa, it was a slice of marmalade on burnt toast. Wouldn’t change it for the world! Sound has kept me alive. It was nice to hear that I am with Sage and it took a few days to think about it.
Photographer: Alexandre Mattar.
A walking musical encyclopedia, he’s responsible for shaping the eclectic sound that has defined Ottawa’s club scene for over two and a half decades, partly due to his various radio shows over the years on CKCU FM 93.1 such as : New Soul Collectve Saturdays [1990-2001], Flava Zone Sundays [1991-1996], Undergrove Thursdays [1992-1999] and his current Friday Drive [2005-present].
On top of his long lasting residencies at Atomic and Mercury Lounge, he’s also graced the decks at many of the countries best clubs and festivals, including : Stereo, Piknik Electronik, Salon Daome, Montreal International Jazz Festival, Peopl, Di Salvio,Jai Bar, Squeeze, Black & Blue… [Montreal], Government, Solid Garage, OM Festival [Toronton], National Gallery of Canada, Ontario Art Gallery, Sashay, Sunday Sessions, SAW Gallery,Babylon, Club Zinc, Winterlude Festival [Ottawa]. Internationally, he’s played in Miami (WMC), NY, Amsterdam (ADE), France, Italy and Mexico City…