The Musical Appetites of Local Doughnut Whisperer Aaron Surman

Definitive Records asks interesting Vancouverites to scour their sonic-led memories to pull out the three albums anchoring their musical tastes. Full archive here.

Photo by 49th // LunAzul Photography

Today we hear from Aaron Surman, Executive Chef at Lucky’s Doughnuts. Aaron recently took a few minutes off from filling up the display case with delicious doughnuts to fill us in on the albums that mean a lot to him….


Violent by Design – Jedi Mind Tricks | LISTEN

“I have always been into Hip Hop. The first cassette I got was the Beastie Boys and, from then on, I got into more underground artists. This album has been on my playlist for 18 years now and it never gets old to me.”


Creedence Clearwater Revival – Green River | LISTEN

“CCR are my favourite group to listen at work while I cook, or listen to when I road trip with my wife. All good tunes to sing along to.”


Esoteric – Esoteric vs Gary Numan | LISTEN

“The creativity ESO puts into making all his beats and lyrics is unmatched, in my opinion. The amount of nostalgia he reams into a track is mind-blowing to me. Always brings a smile.”

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