Streetnix

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Streetnix
Origin Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Genres A cappella
Years active 1991–2002
Labels Mock Turtle Records
Website www.streetnix.com
Past members Ward Arnold
Joel Cherland
Xylon Cozens
Trent Funk
Aaron Genest
BJ Harris
Tony Hughes
Rich Sinclair
Corey Slutsky
Thom Speck
Dave Young

Streetnix was a Canadian a cappella group based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.[1][2] They performed more than 2,500 shows across Canada and the United States,[3] at one time making over 300 appearances a year.[4]

History[edit]

Streetnix was founded in 1991. Original members were Aaron Genest, BJ Harris, Tony Hughes, Ward Arnold, Rich Sinclair and Xylon Cozens. [5] The group performed at festivals, fairs and cultural events as well as at concerts.[6][7][8]

In 1998, Streetnix won the Contemporary A Cappella Society 'Pop/Rock Album of the Year' award for their album Ignition.[9]

Streetnix disbanded in 2002.[10]

Members[edit]

  • Aaron Genest (September 1991 - April 2002)[11]
  • BJ Harris (September 1991 - April 2002)
  • Tony Hughes (September 1991 - April 2002)
  • Ward Arnold (September 1991 - December 1994)
  • Rich Sinclair (September 1991 - December 1992)
  • Xylon Cozens (September 1991 - December 1992)
  • Dave Young (January 1993 - May 1995)
  • Trent Funk (May 1995 - June 1998)[12]
  • Joel Cherland (July 1998 - June 1999)
  • Thom Speck (July 1999 - August 2001)
  • Corey Slutsky (September 2001 - April 2002)

Discography[edit]

  • Listen (1993) - produced by Don Schmid of The Northern Pikes
  • Time Permitting (1995) - produced by Ian Armstrong
  • Ignition (1998) - produced by Darryl Neudorf and Dave Mockford
  • The Lost Tapes (1998)
  • Listen (re-release 1998)
  • Real (2001)

Featured on:

  • The Non-Happner's - One Degree of Shade (1995)
  • Chris Martin - Self Titled (1996)
  • Jolene Beyette - Jolene Beyette (1997)
  • A Cappella All-Stars: The 1998 CARAs (1998)
  • Indie Buzz: Super Crunchy (1999)
  • Hot Lips: The Vocal Band Sampler (1999)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Plan Canada. Canadian Institute of Planners. 1995. p. 9. 
  2. ^ "New award goes to . . . Jim Hodges". Saskatoon StarPhoenix, October 5, 2016
  3. ^ Jazz Times. I. Sabin. 1993. p. 54. 
  4. ^ McKay, Stephanie (2016-05-07). "Vocal history: Streetnix brought a cappella to the masses in the '90s". The StarPhoenix. Retrieved 2016-05-08. 
  5. ^ "Gallery Singers host Joy of Vox". By Jayne Foster News Optimist, February 14, 2013
  6. ^ "Streetnix sound a musical treat". Lethbridge Herald, Newspaper Archives April 06, 2000 - Page 13
  7. ^ "Everybody wins at the Stampede". "Medicine Hat News" Newspaper Archives August 02, 1997 - Page 3
  8. ^ "Festival would be the last". Brandon Sun, Newspaper Archives January 26, 1998 - Page 47
  9. ^ http://www.casa.org/cara1998w 1998 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Award Winners
  10. ^ "Streetnix performs its fair finale as singers move on". Brandon Sun via Newspaper Archives, March 30, 2002 - Page 174
  11. ^ "Streetnix Sound A Musical Treat". Lethbridge Herald, 06 APR 2000, p. A15
  12. ^ "HOJA a huge hit". Pincher Creek Echo, May 25, 2006

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