spectra sonic sound

ottawa based concert promotions - est. 2009

an ottawa based record label - est. 1996

Box 57043, RPO Gladstone, Ottawa ON, K1R 1A1, Canada

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The Transit

SS014"it's lights out for downtown" CDEP

01   damn everyone
02   my murderer and me
03   the try and the fail
04   suffering and the city
05   from perth street down

     2.5 year old band playing straight forward, melodic, punk music along the lines of Hot Water Music, old Jawbreaker and Face to Face.
     First show September 2001. Demo released October 2001. Demo sold out (500 copies) within four months.
     Split CD with their friends The Vanishing Red released on their own label, A-List Records in 2002. The CD was well received, setting records for longest at #1 on the local college radio station charts and reached #9 on the Exclaim magazine national Loud Charts. They are nearly through the 1000 pressing of the split CD.
     March of 2003. Recorded first EP entitled Lights Out For Downtown, with Dean Hadjichristou at Addictive Sound.
     Toured from Quebec City to Red Deer. Full Canadian tour booked for March 2004. Opened for bands like Good Riddance, Strike Anywhere, Ann Beretta.
     No ex-members of Shotmaker.

The Transit’s CDEP is available locally at Vertigo Music (used, if available).
Otherwise out of print.

out of print

taking a break after two cross Canada tours

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