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APOSTLE OF HUSTLE
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Apostle of Hustle is a Canadian indie rock group, formed in 2001 by Andrew Whiteman.

The band is more or less the brainchild of Andrew Whiteman, who has been in such groups as Bourbon Tabernacle Choir and Que Vida. He released a solo effort titled Fear of Zen in 1995. He is also the lead guitarist for the indie supergroup Broken Social Scene of Toronto. Whiteman returned to his native Toronto to resume writing and recording with Broken Social Scene after a two-month stay with his godmother's family in Cuba. He learned to play the tres, a Cuban guitar, during that time. But in the midst of making the Juno Award-winning You Forgot It in People, Whiteman couldn't escape the Spanish musical flavours of his time spent in El Barrio Santo Suarez. Whiteman returned to Toronto invigorated about a possible music that did not yet exist. Knowing he wanted to create it, Whiteman took up residency at a local dive as Apostle Of Hustle, a quartet. The band played Brazilian and Cuban folk songs, as well as Tom Waits/PJ Harvey/Marc Ribot covers.

About the album "National Anthem of Nowhere":

Prefix Magazine: "An album that is warm and inviting without being overpowering and rich and varied enough to warrant repeated listening."

Magnet: "It sounds like the album Whiteman has been waiting to make his whole life."

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