with Fiona Forbes
featuring Garth Richardson & The Town Pants
Originally Aired February 22, 2020
Nimbus founder GGGarth Richardson understands the value of learning by doing. The son of legendary Canadian music producer Jack Richardson, he began his music career at a young age working in his father’s studio. Garth was mentored by industry greats, learning music production and audio engineering from producers such as Nimbus co-founder Bob Ezrin, Brian Christian and Jack Richardson.
Garth has worked with some of the most exciting artists in music history including: Rage Against the Machine, Ozzy Ozbourne, Alice Cooper, Rise Against, Mudvayne, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Taylor Swift. Garth produced and engineered Rage Against the Machine’s self-titled debut album which earned him a Grammy nomination for his engineering work and secured his place among the world’s top record producers.
Host Fiona Forbes chats with Garth Richardson on location at Nimbus' satellite campus,
the historic home of Little Mountain Sound.
THE TOWN PANTS
Originally Aired February 29, 2019
With a decade's worth of headlining roots and Celtic festivals to selling out nights at rock venues, The Town Pants' own brand of Celtic roots rock rebel spans five albums so far, and backed up with and a legendary live show that's garnered them fans internationally from New York to Norway.
The Vancouver, Canada based band combines aspects of Irish traditional, folk rock and roots Americana, fusing their signature dual lead vocals to create their own unique brand of high energy "West Coast Celtic" that remains in the heart and head long after the music stops.With performances in hundreds of cities and over a dozen countries, The Town Pants have become a consistent audience favorite at Celtic, Folk, World, Irish and even Rock festivals throughout the United States, Canada and in Europe. Rarely does a band have this combination of passion, energy animation and spirit that makes for some of the most imaginative songwriting you'll find in the genre.The band's latest release is titled "Something to Say."
The Town Pants' multi-talented line up for ONSTAGE are:
Duane Keogh - Guitar, Vocals, Spoons
Dave Keogh - Banjo, Guitar, Vocals, Mandolin, Tin Whistle
Johanna Sö - Fiddle, Vocals, Foot Stomping
Brendan Mooney - Bass