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Rock My World Canada, chapter 165: The Idlers

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Idlers is a reggae band from St. John’s, Newfoundland founded in 2006 by Paul Schiralli-Earle, Tommy Duggan, and Mark Wilson and now consisting of eleven members. In March 2009, Idlers traveled to Dreamland Studio in West Hurley, New York, to record their second album, “Keep Out”. Darryl Jenifer, Bad Brains bassist and Bedouin Soundclash producer, is producing the album. Following the release of the album, the band toured across the country, making it to British Columbia for the first time after previous tours only made it to the prairie provinces.

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