Blackwood Kings EP

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released December 11, 2015

Blackwood Kings:
Chris Zielonka - Vocals/Guitar
Noel Anstey - Guitar/Vocals
David Schwab - Trombone/Saxophone
Graham Cournoyer - Bass
Michael Luis - Drums

Recorded 2013 by Martin Schoeps and Matt Gibbs at Electric City Sound in Victoria, BC
Additional Recording 2013-2015 by Noel Anstey and Martin Schoeps.
Mixed by Martin Schoeps with Noel Anstey
Mastered by Martin Schoeps

Music composed and arranged by Blackwood Kings
Lyrics by Michael Luis, Chris Zielonka

Artwork and logo by Lucas Bell

Special thanks to our families, friends, and supporters. In specific, the Luis family for letting us make a load of noise in their basement for years and years. Big ups to Dane Roberts and the Victoria BC Ska Society and Victoria Ska and Reggae Fest. A big thanks to Gaelan MacMillan, Steve Kalkman, and Steven Taddei for holding down the low-end in Graham's absence. More thanks to Kiaran MacMillan, Zach Rousseau, Allegra Bonifacio, Sharon Rheszonya, "Dr. Lee Phd." Gauthier, Ben Haupt, Cam Bradley, Caldon Saunders, the Rachwalski Family, Uvic Ska and Reggae Club, Josh S-C, and anybody else who's helped us on this crazy ride.

Obligatory band shout-outs: Scimitar, SweetLeaf, Banyan Tree, DIEANDFINDOUT, Everybody Left, Ninjaspy, Hillside Hooligans, Doja, Downtown Mischief, Forecast, 222, Black Wallace, Zoo Riots, Grossbuster, Dope Soda.



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Blackwood Kings Victoria, British Columbia

Now four years into their evolution, Blackwood Kings has proven to be one of the more unique bands to pop up in the Victoria BC scene.

In spirit, they’re a punk band, but while contemporaries may lean towards buzz-saw-distorted guitars, Blackwood Kings favour the reverb-laden upstrokes of ska and dub, producing a politically charged brand of reggae fusion that is uniquely their own.
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