Canadian Musician - November/December 2016

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November/December 2016, Vol. XXXVIII, No. 6





Sum 41

Making the Most of Second Chances

By Adam Kovac

Talking about Sum 41’s new album, 13 Voices, frontman Deryck Whibley almost subconsciously slips into a speech about how lucky he is to still be breathing.


Keep Your Body in Tune

Fitness Tips for Musicians

By Mike Schwartz

Poor nutrition, plenty of stress, and physical injuries – all can limit the enjoyment we get out of music. Let’s get to the root of these issues and share some solutions!


DIY Touring

Tips for Tackling the Road – Part 1

By Liam Duncan

If you take even half of the advice offered here and put it into action, you’ll be leagues ahead of most bands that are hitting the road for the first time.


Advice from the Academics

Canadian Musician’s 2016 Percussion Special

By Richard Moore

Some of Canada’s top percussion teachers have advice for drummers looking to break into the music industry – and those who are on their way to doing so.


Indie Insider

Finger Eleven’s Newfound DIY Attitude


Road Test

Outfitting a room with Primacoustic’s London 12 Room Kit plus Positive Grid’s BIAS FX guitar effects processor.






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Guitar – Peter Serravalle

Keyboards – Attila Fias

Bass – Rob Higgins

Percussion – Robb Ryan

Woodwinds – Dan Schnee

Brass – Paul Baron

Digital Music – Niva Chow

Vocals – June Garber

Writing – Dru

Recording – Noah Mintz

Live Sound – Paul White

Business – Paul Sanderson