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  Topic: Download The Bawdy Electric's singles (PWYC)
christopher durning

Replies: 0
Views: 493

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:48 am   Subject: Download The Bawdy Electric's singles (PWYC)
www.thebawdyelectric.com

Enjoy, everyone!
  Topic: Preview them new Bawdy Electric singles!
christopher durning

Replies: 9
Views: 985

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:30 pm   Subject: Preview them new Bawdy Electric singles!
But you need to change the album cover. I can't buy that and have to look at that fat ass every time I pull the CD out.

Just consider yourself lucky we didn't go with the original cover, in which h ...
  Topic: Are lyrics important to you?
christopher durning

Replies: 39
Views: 4951

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:26 pm   Subject: Are lyrics important to you?
When I write a song, personally, I try to confuse the listener as to whether it is supposed to be funny or beautiful and earnest. Mark Twain, Richard Brautigan, Leonard Cohen, James Tate, all favorit ...
  Topic: prequels to famous songs
christopher durning

Replies: 98
Views: 10507

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 12:46 pm   Subject: prequels to famous songs
'member this?
  Topic: Are lyrics important to you?
christopher durning

Replies: 39
Views: 4951

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:01 am   Subject: Are lyrics important to you?
When I write a song, personally, I try to confuse the listener as to whether it is supposed to be funny or beautiful and earnest. Mark Twain, Richard Brautigan, Leonard Cohen, James Tate, all favorit ...
  Topic: Are lyrics important to you?
christopher durning

Replies: 39
Views: 4951

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2013 12:10 am   Subject: Are lyrics important to you?
Lyrics kill time between guitar solos.
  Topic: Saint John Playlist, Part Two!
christopher durning

Replies: 22
Views: 2582

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 24, 2012 1:29 am   Subject: Saint John Playlist, Part Two!
Damn! I forgot about this! When will it be re-aired? I want to know the list! How many Mowery albums are there? Where did Painting Bricklin Blue come in?
  Topic: Christopher Durning and Clinton Charlton @Somerset Pub
christopher durning

Replies: 2
Views: 689

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:10 pm   Subject: Christopher Durning and Clinton Charlton @Somerset Pub
"These two are the Bing Crosby and David Bowie of Christmas! Christopher Durning, who once accounted for 2/3 of famed SJ duo Matt and Chris Time, returns home from Montreal for the holidays! He brings ...
  Topic: Christopher Durning and Clinton Charlton @Somerset Pub
christopher durning

Replies: 2
Views: 689

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:08 am   Subject: Christopher Durning and Clinton Charlton @Somerset Pub
Hey guys! I'll be home for the holidays this year and I want to play some lyrically dense, fun power pop for you! I have a new band and we've had a great year in Montreal, and I want to share some n ...
  Topic: Saint John Playlist, Part Two!
christopher durning

Replies: 22
Views: 2582

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2012 12:08 pm   Subject: Saint John Playlist, Part Two!
Not that anyone should vote for it, but for the sake of compiling a list of all time Saint John releases (which is pretty fun to peruse), I had a goofy little lo-fi pop album called "Dandelions for Th ...
  Topic: They caught the jerk in Rockwood Park
christopher durning

Replies: 32
Views: 4172

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:27 am   Subject: They caught the jerk in Rockwood Park
Also, think of that as a defense of the rest of his life, and an explanation for his issues, not a defense of the action. Anyone calling him a jerk or a pig is absolutely right based only on the know ...
  Topic: They caught the jerk in Rockwood Park
christopher durning

Replies: 32
Views: 4172

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:36 am   Subject: They caught the jerk in Rockwood Park
Let me preface this by saying that, as most of you may know, 1 in 4 women in Canada have been the victims of sexual assault. The statistics being as insanely high as they are, there are many people I ...
  Topic: Grand Theft Bus - Say It With Me
christopher durning

Replies: 2
Views: 610

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:41 pm   Subject: Re: Grand Theft Bus - Say It With Me
Was released today!

You can get it on CD at Backstreet or online :

iTunes

http://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/say-it-with-me/id556927539

or @

grandtheftbus.bandcamp.com

Thanks for check ...
  Topic: The Bawdy Electric!
christopher durning

Replies: 57
Views: 9163

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:35 pm   Subject: The Bawdy Electric!
Yeah! Here's this! Live on the radio!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpfS3YyGlPU
  Topic: No Easy Way - Grand Theft Bus
christopher durning

Replies: 6
Views: 748

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:11 pm   Subject: No Easy Way - Grand Theft Bus
I remember hearing Tim play this song solo once or twice, and that would have been 3 or 4 years ago! That's an impressive amount of catchy!

Good job with the arrangement! Sounds great!
  Topic: owen's ofishcial movin to montreal thread
christopher durning

Replies: 9
Views: 1011

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 13, 2012 1:08 am   Subject: owen's ofishcial movin to montreal thread
I'll also say that you get more for your money in terms of apartments here than any other city. Lots of character, old apartments with hardwood floors and molding and good sizes. Not new sterile box ...
  Topic: owen's ofishcial movin to montreal thread
christopher durning

Replies: 9
Views: 1011

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 13, 2012 1:02 am   Subject: owen's ofishcial movin to montreal thread
Hi. I live in Montreal. I love it.

Move in the summer. July 1st is when everyone else is moving, which is a pain, but it's also when all the best apartments are available.

Expect to pay 500-7 ...
  Topic: WATCH OUT FOR THE GRAVY!!!
christopher durning

Replies: 13
Views: 1102

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2012 6:27 pm   Subject: WATCH OUT FOR THE GRAVY!!!
WHAT THE CHRIST ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT, YOU WEIRD, WHACKY BASTARD??? WHAT A STRANGE THING TO SAY!
  Topic: American Vintage '62 Jazzmaster RIs? Adam?
christopher durning

Replies: 20
Views: 1823

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:14 pm   Subject: American Vintage '62 Jazzmaster RIs? Adam?
You should buy this and sell me your vintage Epiphone ES-335. I know that doesn't make sense at all, but do it anyway.
  Topic: Local Country Acts with Albums
christopher durning

Replies: 12
Views: 1610

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:50 pm   Subject: Local Country Acts with Albums
I've heard that Matt & Chris Time, whose sound was a solid 14% country, are willing to reunite, as long as a performance fee of $6,000 is guaranteed, with a $35,000 bonus if they fuck up less than ...
  Topic: An Insider on The Quebec Student Strikes/Protests
christopher durning

Replies: 32
Views: 3407

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat May 26, 2012 8:31 am   Subject: An Insider on The Quebec Student Strikes/Protests
Fair points from Premier Jean Charest’s fiscal plan—in which raising tuition fees over seven years play a modest part—is a bid to balance the province’s books and gradually reduce its debt burden. Tha ...
  Topic: An Insider on The Quebec Student Strikes/Protests
christopher durning

Replies: 32
Views: 3407

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri May 25, 2012 8:24 am   Subject: An Insider on The Quebec Student Strikes/Protests
Who's to say Quebec isn't better as a society? I'm not saying they necessarily are or aren't, I'm just saying it's a pretty silly point to try making. Have you lived in both NB and Quebec? Cause I ...
  Topic: An Insider on The Quebec Student Strikes/Protests
christopher durning

Replies: 32
Views: 3407

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 24, 2012 5:15 pm   Subject: An Insider on The Quebec Student Strikes/Protests
If the rest of Canada held access to quality education in such high regard, we'd be a better society.
So what's their excuse then?

Are you seriously trying to argue that better access to education ...
  Topic: An Insider on The Quebec Student Strikes/Protests
christopher durning

Replies: 32
Views: 3407

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu May 24, 2012 12:45 am   Subject: An Insider on The Quebec Student Strikes/Protests
Also, to understand what free education means to Quebec, you need to understand the culture of "Quebecois" and the Nationalist movement, because education was a major part of The Quiet Revolution. Be ...
  Topic: An Insider on The Quebec Student Strikes/Protests
christopher durning

Replies: 32
Views: 3407

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 23, 2012 10:13 pm   Subject: An Insider on The Quebec Student Strikes/Protests
Thanks Dan!

I totally understand that you don't agree 100% with the politics of it. I know you are a very articulate, level headed and intelligent poster here, and know that you've definitely cons ...
  Topic: An Insider on The Quebec Student Strikes/Protests
christopher durning

Replies: 32
Views: 3407

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 23, 2012 9:16 pm   Subject: An Insider on The Quebec Student Strikes/Protests
Newest developments include that the STM (Montreal Transit i.e. buses, metros, trains) is refusing to allow Montreal Police the use of buses to transport officers and prisoners. Up until now, it's be ...
  Topic: Symbolism
christopher durning

Replies: 15
Views: 2485

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 23, 2012 8:19 pm   Subject: Symbolism

The movement itself is pretty complicated. You can look at their tuition rates compared to the rest of Canada and they'll seem low. You can look at Ontario's tuition rates, the highest in Canada, an ...
  Topic: An Insider on The Quebec Student Strikes/Protests
christopher durning

Replies: 32
Views: 3407

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed May 23, 2012 8:08 pm   Subject: An Insider on The Quebec Student Strikes/Protests
Hi. I am in Montreal and wearing a red square. I have never protested before this. I am not a political radical. I have never broken the law, and I am a relatively sane, normal person, like the va ...
  Topic: Montreal
christopher durning

Replies: 14
Views: 1717

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon May 21, 2012 12:05 pm   Subject: Montreal
I still love this place. The cost of living versus quality of life can't be beat. Amazing culture, very left leaning politics, and lots of green space.
  Topic: The Bawdy Electric!
christopher durning

Replies: 57
Views: 9163

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:24 pm   Subject: The Bawdy Electric!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPyK_KqAyjc

ANOTHER VIDEO! Matt REALLY rips the solo in this one. Looks like he's trying to strangle that guitar to death.
  Topic: The Bawdy Electric!
christopher durning

Replies: 57
Views: 9163

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2012 9:58 pm   Subject: The Bawdy Electric!
More to come! Thanks! We're heading into the studio (The Pines) with Saint John's own Tyler Crawford of "Reversing Falls" fame on May 20th to record an online release single and B-side.
  Topic: New York City
christopher durning

Replies: 13
Views: 1955

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2012 10:37 pm   Subject: New York City
I go down a lot, and I have my favorite places.

The Breslin is amazing, it just got its first michelin star. Expect to spend 100 bucks for two, but it's worth it as a treat. The bar there is incr ...
  Topic: The Bawdy Electric!
christopher durning

Replies: 57
Views: 9163

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2012 6:19 pm   Subject: The Bawdy Electric!
Hey everybody. This band has been a long time coming, and I couldn't be happier or more excited. To date, I write the songs, and I do so with my home in New Brunswick damned close to my heart. I'm ...
  Topic: Saint John Playlist Discussion Thread
christopher durning

Replies: 25
Views: 1820

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2012 2:25 pm   Subject: Saint John Playlist Discussion Thread
Hey, when is this being aired today? I missed the first broadcast!
  Topic: Gear!- Which should I get?
christopher durning

Replies: 19
Views: 1559

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:49 pm   Subject: Gear!- Which should I get?
This is my first post in a really really really long time.

Anyway, I love my TC Electronics reverb. It's got a ridiculous amount of options, and all of them are useable. The room setting is one o ...
  Topic: Yay! My first stolen photo!
christopher durning

Replies: 59
Views: 6371

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 05, 2011 1:00 pm   Subject: Yay! My first stolen photo!
"I started brining our annual Thanksgiving turkey about 10 years ago after watching several chefs prepare tasty looking birds this way on the Food Network."

That's a long brine...
  Topic: Britt's Pub WOW!!
christopher durning

Replies: 53
Views: 6384

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 09, 2011 10:34 am   Subject: Britt's Pub WOW!!
Seems fairly standard. I've turned people away from a seemingly empty restaurant before because of reservations. That's why you make reservations. It especially sucks when people then don't show up ...
  Topic: Favorite performances by bands you saw live in 2010.
christopher durning

Replies: 49
Views: 4475

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 02, 2011 7:11 am   Subject: Favorite performances by bands you saw live in 2010.
Arcade Fire secret show in an abandonned parking lot in the suburbs
Wolf Parade
Tallest Man On Earth
Owen Pallett
Parlovr
Broken Social Scene
The Walkmen
Rich Aucoin
The New Pornographers

* ...
  Topic: so how should u tip when...
christopher durning

Replies: 33
Views: 3039

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 30, 2010 4:04 pm   Subject: so how should u tip when...
Saint John has epic bad service.

That being said, servers get epic bad tips here.

I tip very well, and that ensures that the next time I go in, even if I got "nothing to write home about" servic ...
  Topic: BARB AND DURNING (AND YOU?) DO BRITT'S PUB December 29th
christopher durning

Replies: 18
Views: 1311

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 29, 2010 1:37 am   Subject: BARB AND DURNING (AND YOU?) DO BRITT'S PUB December 29th
I'd love to see you Chris! I'm sorry we didn't get a show hooked up, I had a death in the family and shit just kind of fell by the wayside for a while. Anyway, I'll be with Chris Fudge tomorrow setti ...
  Topic: BARB AND DURNING (AND YOU?) DO BRITT'S PUB December 29th
christopher durning

Replies: 18
Views: 1311

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 29, 2010 1:28 am   Subject: BARB AND DURNING (AND YOU?) DO BRITT'S PUB December 29th
K. So, should I call to get us a table? Not that I expect it to be busy but it's nice to let them know just in case.

Sure! I don't know how many people will be coming, but everyone's invited! I'l ...
  Topic: BARB AND DURNING (AND YOU?) DO BRITT'S PUB December 29th
christopher durning

Replies: 18
Views: 1311

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 28, 2010 7:38 pm   Subject: BARB AND DURNING (AND YOU?) DO BRITT'S PUB December 29th
Hi. Chris Durning here.

I've been in town for a few days now and haven't seen anyone. Barb and I are doing lunch at Britt's tomorrow. Adam, Clinton, Jordan, Amy, Braydon clan, Chuck, Mowery, Dan ...
  Topic: Cougars open mic tonight.
christopher durning

Replies: 41
Views: 4993

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 28, 2010 7:22 pm   Subject: Cougars open mic tonight.
Just spoke with the owner of the bar. Real nice guy. He says things have been taken care of. Good job, GC.
  Topic: Midnight Masquerade - A New Year's Bash in a Ballroom
christopher durning

Replies: 13
Views: 1298

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 28, 2010 7:12 pm   Subject: Midnight Masquerade - A New Year's Bash in a Ballroom
Backstreet just told me this event is sold out. I certainly hope not, since this was my only and lonely plan for the NYE. Any idea if I can get in at the door or something? Can I redeem some giraff ...
  Topic: Cougars open mic tonight.
christopher durning

Replies: 41
Views: 4993

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 27, 2010 10:37 am   Subject: Cougars open mic tonight.
Went to cougars.

This was your first mistake....

I'm not surprised. I've only ever been there a handful of times but of the few I have, most have been met with some kind of trouble. I find the ...
  Topic: Cougars open mic tonight.
christopher durning

Replies: 41
Views: 4993

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 27, 2010 10:08 am   Subject: Cougars open mic tonight.
Went to cougars. Saw friends. Played guitar. Stayed sober. 2am. Meg and Jill and Steve are finishing their last glasses of beer. 2:04. A giant man who was apparently head of security stumbled o ...
  Topic: Cougars open mic tonight.
christopher durning

Replies: 41
Views: 4993

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 26, 2010 9:04 pm   Subject: Cougars open mic tonight.
This is tempting. I'm bored as hell.
  Topic: Christ
christopher durning

Replies: 25
Views: 2095

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 26, 2010 3:47 pm   Subject: Christ
Nobody is saying you can't be Jesusitarian. They're just making fun of your God (which is very different than bigotry). It's just making fun of a character of fiction that you happen to hold dear to ...
  Topic: Leslie Nielsen
christopher durning

Replies: 4
Views: 614

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 29, 2010 11:57 am   Subject: Leslie Nielsen
Surely you can't be serious...
  Topic: Albums of the year stuff?
christopher durning

Replies: 101
Views: 13324

PostForum: General Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 27, 2010 11:09 pm   Subject: Albums of the year stuff?
Arcade Fire and Owen Pallett will be my 1/2 I'm guessing.

Oh yeah! Owen Pallett will absolutely be in the running for number 1! How could I forget The Walkmen?! What a gorgeous album! Surfer Bl ...
 
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