THE CANTERBURY SCENE: Second Bundle
The Canterbury Sound lives on in Syd Arthur, Gare Du Nord Records and a host of like-minded musical souls.
The Canterbury Sound seems to hark back to a city of 45 years ago. But has the city continued to thrive musically, or is there something more nebulous at work, and always has been? Joel Magill, bass guitarist of current leading lights Syd Arthur, says that when the band started in the mid-2000s, they weren’t even aware of their own town’s cultural history.