Up the Middle

by Rob Knaggs

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Up the Middle is a tribute to the environment, animals, and town of Churchill, Manitoba.

Artwork by Winnipeg artist and polar bear advocate, Kal Barteski.


released January 23, 2017

Composed by 
Rob Knaggs

Created and performed by

Rob Knaggs - Celli
Julia Kourtidis - Piano

Marcus McLachlan - Drums

Recorded and mixed by

Alex Miller, Julia Kourtidis, 
Rob Knaggs, Marcus McLachlan

at QUT Kelvin Grove and Waveform Heights

Mastered by 
Lawrence English

great gratitude and thanks to

The town, people, and wildlife of Churchill, Manitoba. 

Julia Kourtidis, Marcus McLachlan, Alex Miller,
Josh Watson and Jon Mengede.

Belinda Fitzpatrick. Frontiers North and crew.
Polar Bears International.

Kal Barteski for her creative works and spirit. My brother, Patrick.

The families and houses of Sunter, Kelly, and Hickman for their love and support.

Sea Shepherd Brisbane. Joc Curran and The Zooies.

Amy and Michael Bates. QUT.

everyone who let me sleep on their couch or floor across Canada, the USA, Europe, and Australia.



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