Author: Jay Kumar

Jay Kumar is a writer, editor, podcaster, DJ and doer of other things as well. Born in Toronto, he now resides with his family in the 'burbs north of Boston, but still roots for the Jays and Leafs (painfully).

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EhOR: Honeymoon Suite’s Hooky Rock Was a Slice of ’80s Pop Life

Editor’s note: In this installment of EhOR, Jay Kumar takes a look at the oh-so-’80s AOR of Toronto’s Honeymoon Suite. If ever there...

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EhOR: Trooper Raised a Little Hell, Brought Party Rock to the Canadian Masses

Editor’s note: In this installment of EhOR, Jay Kumar looks at the career of Canadian party rock purveyors Trooper. If you attend...

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EhOR: Saga Fused Prog Rock With Pop

Editor’s note: In this installment of EhOR, Jay Kumar examines the long career of Saga, a band that found success straddling the...

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EhOR: Triumph’s Radio-Friendly Hard Rock Filled Arenas

Editor’s note: In this installment of EhOr, Jay Kumar looks back at Canadian power trio Triumph, who used a combination of hard rock and...

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EhOR: Max Webster Brought Weirdness to the Mainstream

Editor’s note: In this installment of EhOR, Jay Kumar examines the career of Canadian prog-rockers Max Webster, who could never escape...

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EhOR: Coney Hatch Walked the Fine Line Between Metal and AOR

Editor’s note: In this ongoing series of posts about Canadian AOR acts of yore, Jay Kumar looks back at Toronto hard rockers Coney Hatch....

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EhOR: Welcome to the Great White North

There’s a lot to love about our neighbors to the north: Wayne Gretzky, SCTV, Michael J. Fox. Even though it’s only got a tenth of the...