Rock My World Canada, chapter 58: NQ Arbuckle

[Mike Carr has put together a massive volume on Canadian music history entitled Canadian Alternative & Indie Reference and Collector’s Guide. It’s an incredible discography of hundreds of bands. This is the latest excerpt from his book. – AC]

NQ Arbuckle is an alternative country band who formed in 2002. Consisting of Montreal-born Neville Quinlan (the NQ of the band’s name), Mark Kesper, Peter Kesper, John Dinsmore and Jason Sniderman. Before playing bass for NQ Arbuckle, John Dinsmore was a celebrated bullfighter. Originally a solo project for Quinlan, his debut album, Hanging the Battle-Scarred Pinata, was recorded in Vancouver. NQ Arbuckle has twice been nominated for a Juno Award in the category Roots & Traditional Album of the Year – Group. The 2009 album “Let’s Just Stay Here” featured Carolyn Mark.

Find out more about this artist and hundreds of other Canadian artists in the softcover edition of Canadian Alternative & Indie Reference and Collector’s Guide. Get your copy here. Follow Mike on Facebook and Twitter.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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