The Smugglers

The Smugglers

Hometown: Vancouver, BC (Canada)

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In Memoriam: Paul Preminger of the Smugglers (-2009)
Paul Preminger, founding drummer of Vancouver-punks The Smugglers, has passed away from a heart attack. Smugglers vocalist Grant Lawrence remembered Preminger to Straight.com as: A guy that hit the drums hard, and who lived hard. He was a Joe Pesci, bulldog kind of a guy, but very smart, very funny, and very kind....He was one of those guys…
November 06, 2009
In Memoriam: The Weakerthans, Black Mountain, Stars on Polaris short list
The short list for the 2008 Polaris Music Prize has been announced. CBC Radio 3's Grant Lawrence (we affectionately remember him as a Smuggler) made the announcement in Toronto this morning with last year's winner Patrick Watson. The short list of bands vying for the $20,000 prize includes the Weakerthans,…
July 07, 2008
Media: The Evaporators: "Gassy Jack and Other Tales"
Vancouver's The Evaporators, the musical outlet for Canuck college radio legend and celebrity interviewer Nardwuar the Human Serviette, will release their new record Gassy…
October 31, 2007
Media: The Tranzmitors announce UK dates in support of Stiff debut
Vancouver's Tranzmitors will release their debut self-titled album in the UK on August 27th. The record, released earlier this year via Canada's Deranged Records,…
July 21, 2007
Media: The Deadly Snakes' Andre Ethier to sing the Canadian anthem at Dodger Stadium
This Saturday Andre Ethier, one of the frontmen of the genre-bending Toronto garage punk'n'soul act the Deadly Snakes will be singing the Canadian national anthem at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. CBC Radio 3 reveals the reason for the somewhat surreal job assignment. The Los Angeles…
June 08, 2007
Media: John K. Samson, Tegan and Sara, Joel Plaskett help send off CBC Radio 3's Saturday Night Show
This Saturday marks the final coast-to-coast broadcast of CBC Radio 3's Saturday Night Show. Following a restructuring at the Canadian public broadcaster the independent-music oriented R3 is refocusing its efforts on satellite radio and the web. To send off the last show on terrestrial radio a number of special guests will be on the air, including Halifax hip hop act Buck 65, Halifax rocker Joel…
March 16, 2007
Media: Mint Records CMJ showcase
Mint Records has announced the lineup for their CMJ Music Marathon showcase. The Vancouver label will hold the event this coming Thursday, November 2nd at Union Hall in Brooklyn. They'll feature the Awkward Stage, Novillero, the Bicycles, and Sparrow (Jason Zumpano of mid-90s Sub Pop act Zumpano). Jason's Zumpano bandmate and current New Pornographer Carl Newman will DJ.…
October 30, 2006
Media: Mint to release Radio 3 sessions collection for 15th Anniversary Roadshow
Vancouver's Mint Records will be release a collection of live CBC Radio 3 sessions to coincide with the recently announced Exclaim! Magazine / Mint 15th Anniversary Roadshow. The collection, which will only be available on the tour and in select Canadian HMV stores, will feature recordings from the…
September 25, 2006

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