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Human Heart

by Lionel Lodge

Released 05/18/2016
Immune Recordings
Released 05/18/2016
Immune Recordings
With his incredible Schragged Out Band, Lionel takes the musical carpet by the corner and swirls it around his head. Shifting from thumping rock to hot pepper Cajun, to swaying Celtic, to growling Blues, to laid back folk, all served with a smile.
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This is the 12th album by Lionel Lodge, the second with S.O.B. All originals that were laid down and opened up over a one day recording session. With the masterful musicianship of these well oiled players and the playfulness in their musical brotherhood they shift gears and take you places you would not expect.

Scottish born but Canadian raised Lionel Lodge has covered many miles by swimming against the current. He's walked away …
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Speed

by Lionel Lodge

Released 2016
Released 2016
Speed, the land sailing, BloKart theme song, thumping, driving, adrenaline pumping. For those who love speed sports, getting out there and experiencing life to it's fullest!
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Drums, bass, electric guitars and a bunch of other reasons to get out there and just do it! High energy rock with an attitude towards the adrenaline rush of speed sports or extreme experiences! With Joe Schirl on bass, Jeffy B on lead elecrtic guitar and Stephan Tumler on piano.

The Agitator

by Lionel Lodge

Released 2014
Immune Recordings
Released 2014
Immune Recordings
Crawling out of the swamp, wiping the mud from his eyes, strapping on a Stratocaster and growling at the moon (with stomping, groovy rock and roll band and a healthy sense of humor).
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After 7 years in the Canadian wilderness, missing without a trace, all hope lost, Lionel returns with his 11th cd. A roaring, stomping rock and roll rant with musicians based in the city Lionel learnt how to ride a bike in, London Ontario. The band has had a few names but none of them stuck and some of them we ridiculed from within the band ranks so they are just called, um, well okay they are …
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Definitely Schrägged

by Lionel Lodge

Released 2007
Immune Records
Released 2007
Immune Records
Schägged thoughts under a saturated moon gypsy swing, Celtic stamp, romantic intentions. Schräg – Not square, slightly bent.
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“Definitely Schrägged” was born out of weekly sessions held at the infamous Café Schräg in Vienna. The café is run by Reinhard, a definitely schrägged but extremely lovable rouge. His enthusiasm and love for the music fuelled the continuation of the weekly ramblings. The sessions started with just Gernot Feldner and Lionel wanting to have a place to get together and bang through some songs, simply for the fun of it. Café …
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It's Not My Fault

by Lionel Lodge/The Lionel Train

Released 2004
Scoop Records
Released 2004
Scoop Records
"It's Not My Fault has to be of the best music received to date. It's sheer dynamism and its mix of roots/country/rock is undertaken in such a professional manner as to make one wonder where the hell Lionel has been all these years. Tony Bates Highlands 1
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"It's Not My Fault has to be of the best music received to date. It's sheer dynamism and its mix of roots/country/rock is undertaken in such a professional manner as to make one wonder where the hell Lionel has been all these years. With elements of Springsteen and the writing equivalence of the likes of Dylan, It's Not My Fault deserves world wide attention. Not only is this a good album, it is …
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Beautiful World

by Lionel Lodge Brother Bro

Released 2002
Immune Recordings
Released 2002
Immune Recordings
Americana-Alternative Country. Two brothers, one on acoustic guitar and lead vocals, one on electric guitar and backing vocals, recorded in 2001, live-off-the-floor in an old church in Southwestern Ontario.
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Two brothers set up in a church in Southwestern Ontario´, Canada. One brother on electric guitar and backing vocals the other on acoustic guitar and lead vocals. As stark as the February crusted fields outside the windows but as warm as the roaring fire in the evenings.

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This genial maverick is a passionate singer who wears his heart on his sleeve and this is what fuels his music's brazen beauty. Uplifting …
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Sailing To The Sirens

by Lionel Lodge Rens Newland

Released 2002
Scoop Records
Released 2002
Scoop Records
Lionel, born in Scotland but raised in Canada and Rens, born in Holland but now 25 years in Vienna mix Americana Roots music with European Jazz and Soul with acoustic guitars, contra bass, drums and percussion, piano, strings, & backing vocals
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***We would like to point out that even though the track listing for this CD counts 14 there are only 11 full song tracks and the remaining three tracks are short interlude tracks.***

After a few years of working live together Lionel Lodge (born in Scotland, raised in Canada) and Rens Newland (born in Holland, based in Vienna since 1977) have produced a CD that is a fine mixture of the two's very different musical centers. Taking eleven …
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Sister

by Lionel Lodge

Released 1994
Fervor Records
Released 1994
Fervor Records
The Pixies meet Stax Volt, explosive yet spooky with some finely twisted lyrics.
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This recording was meant to be a demo but soon had interest from Chrysalis and Virgin Records in London. It's the most rock/punk recording Lionel had made before the 2007 released CD The Agitator. It was recorded in England at DB Studio with Andrew Bulter as engineer. The group is Max Roach on electric guitar and backing vocals, John Wygens on electric guitar, Kostka Garcia on drums and Lionel on bass and lead vocals.

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Somewhere In Vienna And Doing Fine

by Lionel Lodge

Released 2000
Immune Recordings
Released 2000
Immune Recordings
The naked truth served up with a nice comfy blanket, folky, bluesy, jazzy, duo guitar tracks and full band tracks.
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Somewhere In Vienna And Doing Fine is a combination of Lionel's two different musical worlds at the time. Some of the tracks are with Brother Bro and recorded in Canada, some are with Rens Newland and the group they worked with in Vienna, Austria. There are even a couple live tracks recorded in a small, crowded club in Vienna. The band tracks have Rens Newland on guitar, Willi Lange on bass, Oliver Gattringer on Drums, …
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She's No Game

by Lionel Lodge

Released 1992
Immune Recordings
Released 1992
Immune Recordings
Swampy country where the stories are dark and the voice is smoke cast and aged with patience. Recorded with 11 players in Dave's warehouse all playing together into one microphone recorded direct to DAT tape. One day and done!
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She's No Game was recorded in an old warehouse in the center of Toronto on a single Sunday using a celerec microphone. Engineered by Peter Moore with Colin Lynden on guitar, Greg Clarke on guitar, Pat Gilmore on guitar, Dave Allen on violin, Jaro Czerwinec on accordion, Eric Fox on acoustic guitar, Pat Temple on fretless bass and backing vocals, Lionel on p-bass and lead vocals, Brodie Lodge on percussion, Pete Timmins on drums, Kate …
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