‘Con Calma’ Marks Surprise Comeback for Toronto’s Snow — but Fame? ‘That Don’t Matter to Me’

Source: Ben Rayner, https://www.thestar.com

Darrin Kenneth O’Brien, a.k.a. Snow, poses for a portrait at 4Soundmedia Recording Studio in Toronto on March 1, 2019. (ANDREW LAHODYNSKYJ)

It’s a bit more of a haul than expected, via transit and feet, to the studio on the neglected, lower-western industrial fringes of North York where Snow — yes, that Snow — is holed up on a recent Friday night, so this conscientious music writer feels apologies are in order for intruding at the end of what must have been a long and tiring day of recording.

Not necessary.

“No, no, man. I just woke up,” he laughs, once a couple of pals and the two-man video crew that was shooting the Star photographer shooting Snow when I turned up leave us alone in the control room and the apology is extended again. “I just woke up and came here and now it starts now and we’ll see what we’re gonna get into tonight.”

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