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CKMS Community Connections for 24 February 2020 with The Soviet Influence

Show Notes

Peter Snow at the microphone
Peter Snow
Peter Morey at the microphone
Peter Morey
Peter Snow and Peter Morey of The Soviet Influence talk to Bob Jonkman about their band, their music, their family, and their gigs.

The interview starts at 4m51s.


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Download: ckms-community-connections-2020-02-24.mp3 (82.4 MiBytes, 59m58s, episode 41)

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  • 00m35s: The Soviet InfluenceRust, a Live, On-Air, In-Studio Performance!
  • 04m51s: Peter Snow and Peter Morey talk about their origins, the band, older albums, recent gigs, performing at Emmanuel United Church, connecting with bands, electric guitar vs. acoustic guitar.
  • 13m20s: The Soviet InfluenceSecret Spaces, In-Studio
  • 16m10s: The Soviet InfluenceSecret Spaces from The Price Of Vigilence album
  • 19m23s: The history of Secret Spaces, social justice, mixing albums, the sound of The Soviet Influence, how composing happens, creating music on-the-fly.
  • 24m26s: The Soviet InfluenceThe Long Dark Hallway, In-Studio
  • 27m30s: Naming the song, improv influences, creativity, music theory, collaborating with the band, explaining This Is The News.
  • 35m19s: The Soviet InfluenceThis Is The News, In-Studio
  • 38m04s: Origins of the name The Soviet Influence, naming The Price Of Vigilence and creating the album cover, merchandising (T-shirts!), music and Peter’s kids, the story of Sutures.
  • 48m45s: The Soviet InfluenceSutures, In-Studio.
  • 53m07s: The different vibe of Sutures, finding a genre for The Soviet Influence, how listening to music influences writing, recapping the gig at Emmanuel United Church, summer gig at the Acton Leathertown Festival.
  • 58m12s: The Soviet InfluenceTwo Weeks, In-Studio

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