Sam Goldberg Jr.

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Sam Goldberg Jr.
Birth nameSam Goldberg Jr.
OriginHudson, Quebec, Canada
Instrument(s)Guitar, bass guitar, vocals

Sam Goldberg, Jr. is a Canadian musician from Hudson, Quebec. He is best known as a member of Broken Social Scene, which he joined in 2007.

Early in his musical career Goldberg gained recognition as the bassist of Bodega, a Toronto-based rock band that received a nomination for "best alternative album" at the Juno Awards with their 1998 album, Bring Yourself Up.[1] Prior to joining Broken Social Scene, Goldberg worked with BSS producer Dave Newfeld on Hawaii, a short-lived band whose 2003 self-titled debut received critical praise.[2]

Goldberg's current projects include a collaboration with singer-songwriter Kandle Osborne; their debut EP, Kandle, was released in May 2012 and has garnered favorable reviews.[3] Goldberg is also the frontman of his own project, Yardlets, which he formed with friend Jeff Edwards in 2011.

In 2014 he was nominated for Producer Of The Year for his work on Kandle's "In Flames" at the Félix Awards which occurs on an annual basis to artists in the Canadian province of Quebec.

Discography[edit]

Kandle

  • In Flames (2014)
  • Kandle - EP (2012)

Yardlets

Broken Social Scene

Uncut

Hawaii

Bodega

Bionic

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bodega".
  2. ^ "Go Hawaiian".
  3. ^ "Kandle Album Review".