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The best kept secret in music


"Kickin' Back in an Opieum Den"

"ablockparentcommunity serves up a tasty blend of downbeat grooves and ethnic ambience...with no clutter. Clean. Hypnotic. Simply beautiful. Fantastic music to chill to, live or just kickin' back in an opium den"

Sandeep Bhandari
Executive Director
93.3 CFMU Radio - 93.3 CFMU

"Exceptional Artistic Contribution"

"The audio visual compilation by ablockparentcommunity presented at Toronto Alternative Fashion Week 2005, stood out as an
exceptional artistic contribution, which the audience connected to on a viceral level. Their notion of bringing every day subjects in the context of exceptional expereiences was particullarly strong and memorable. Their unique musical voice allows the listener to experience many levels of emotion and become anchored in the moment of thier sound"

Vanja Vasic
Executive Director
Toronto Alternative Fashion Week - Toronto Alternative Fashion Week

"They Live Where You Live"

"(ablockparentcommunity)...stands out as one of the most progressive and exciting musical acts to grow out of the Steel City Music Scene in recent years"

Ric Taylor
Hamilton Music Notes
- View Magazine

"Bring Your Sister"

"Liston and Howell deliver emotional impact where most come up short... the soundtrack to your sister's prom night"

Sean Hedges
Flaunt Magazine - Flaunt Magazine

"Canadian Indie Re-Defined"

"(20 minutes later) I found myself sitting in my car with the disc on repeat, engine running, wondering where these Canadian indie boys came from, and more importantly, why the hell I hadn't heard of them sooner."

Sandro Giordano
Look Magazine - Look Magazine



self titled indie release containing:
10 track audio cd
27 minute visual compliment (dvd)


Feeling a bit camera shy


ablockparentcommunity is an audio/visual art project which attempts to explore the undercurrents of community living through the juxtaposition of musical landscapes and audio visual snapshots. Providing a seductive mix of electronic percusion and organic melodies, producers Rob Liston and JD Howell take the audience on a soundtracked journey down Main Street Everywhere, highlighting the extraordinary within the ordinary, the beautiful within the mundane.
Look closer.
Listen longer.
We live where you live.