Drawing inspiration from his life and culture, Classic Roots developed his original sound through the integration of traditional Anishinaabe drumming and singing, with the unique sound of techno/house, to establish a sense of cultural freedom that echoes throughout the electronic music scene.
Name: Joshua DePerry aka Classic Roots
# of Albums: 6 albums
Latest Release: Start the Fire (Remix)
Latest Single: Start the Fire (Remix)
GB Hand-pulled noodles
Favourite band as a teenager:
Favourite band now:
Guilty Pleasure Song:
Billy Ocean – Carribean Queen
Live Show Ritual:
Favorite local artist:
Chris Hughes from M5 Records
Sneaky Dees nachos, pasta from Terroni or a superfood salad from Fresh? :
Pasta from Terroni
Queen or College St?: Queen
Trinity Bellwoods or High Park, Riverdale or Kew Gardens? :
EP or LP? : EP
Early bird or night owl? : Night owl
Road or studio? : Road
Swiss Chalet or Roti? : Roti
Where can we follow you?
Any shows or albums coming up?
TURNING TABLES, a short documentary about Classic Roots, will be showing as part of the Homecoming program at the Regent Park Film Festival on November 21. Admission is free!