MIkey and his uke

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Michael S. Crusty

Aside from his incredible work with ‘Mikey and his Uke’, Michael runs a busy and successful media studio, produces podcasts and plays music. The following is a video he put together featuring, among others, Mikey Hawdon and the very talented Valerie Knox of the Anti-Queens.

MIkey and his uke

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dean glover

Webmaster Dean is a talented drummer and a member of AMY/DC with Mikey, Amy Gabba and bandmates Paul Thompson and Lee Brook.
Here’s a fun AMY/DC promo that Dean created  back in the wonderful pre-pandemic days when bands could actually get together for rehearsals.  

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TEAM Member  mikey HawdoN


Prior to ‘Mikey and his Uke’, Mikey was best known as the frontman for the Fairmounts, a popular Toronto based punk band featuring the very talented Phil Page, Simon Head and Andrew McMullen.
The video they’d planned for their sophomore album, Eik Namo (released in 2020) was derailed by the pandemic, but will hopefully be completed at some point in the future.
In the meantime, here’s a link to the video they did for their first album, Kiddo. 

MIkey and his uke

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Darrin PFEiffEr

Dangerous Darrin is probably best known as the original drummer for Goldfinger but that’s only the tip of the iceberg in terms of all the projects he’s involved in, including - thankfully - Mikey and his Uke!  Darrin brings so much to the series, both as a musician and as a member of the team. Together, he and Mikey establish the lineups and work directly with the artists.
This clip is of Mikey and Darrin’s Green Day cover band, The Dookies, performing at Amnesia Rockfest in Montebello, Quebec.
If you watch closely, you’ll catch a glimpse of the lovely Emily Bones running out to help Mikey when his guitar becomes unplugged, right after the first chorus.

MIkey aNd his uke

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Steve Rizen

As owner/operator of Drive Studios, Steve is in high demand for his exceptional mixing and mastering skills. Here’s an example of work he’s done for the Flatliners, whose singer Chris Cresswell provided vocals for the cover  of ‘Bonzo Goes to Bitburg’.Steve is an incredible talent and a great asset to the team.
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