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Bright Lights Bold City

Published by: Douglas Magazine
Author: Alex Van Tol

Interview with Big John Bates.

1. Hi John. First off, can you introduce yourself, your band and dancers? You can call me John - I play a big Gretsch guitar and do the main vocals - I also do most of the songwriting. The band really began when sCare-oline (upright...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine

Still Blue CD Review

Bill Johnson contributes eight originals to his Still Blue, each one a fine example of a contemporary blues song, not merely a retread of a familiar 12 bar theme, and each sung in his evocative voice. The variety of approaches, from the sne...
Author: Tom Hyslop
Published by: Blues Revue Magazine June/July 2011

Jane Michiel at the Gage Gallery.

Jane Michiel has a five year history with Gage Gallery and is currently a board member. The creativity of her 20 colleagues inspires her, and she enjoys the freedom of being part of a non-profit organization. Focusing on faces for Charisma,...
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

Joshua Watts at the Victoria Arts Council Sept 9 - Oct 30.

Joshua Watts at the Victoria Arts Council Sept 9 - Oct 30. Review:
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

Osmose musicale - Review of One Drop's To Hell in a Band Casket

'A must-have for anyone looking for a good time. You're gonna shake your rump on the stompiest sounds around! Lots of styles, well done, raw sound... Will find a place within the collection (and hearth) of people supporting self-produced bands. The ar
Published by: Skarlatine Magazine
Author: Jonathan of Skarlatine

Interview with Dusty from the Hits

We have lots to talk about because The Hits have been one busy band. First off, can you introduce yourself and the band and their instruments. Why no bass? Alright, well, I am Dusty and I hit stuff really hard and sing a bit, Lou Slips...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine


THE BLACK HALOS We Are Not Alone Acetate God bless Billy Hopeless & the Halos. They’ve earned their entry into that category that bands like Motörhead, AC/DC, & The Ramones (the Holy Trinity of Rock) fit into – you always know wh...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kyle Antivenin

Eternal Husbands – French Exit

Montreal’s own Eternal Husbands have released their third album French Exit. Within, the band has once again merged the ambiguous genres of pop, noise and shoegaze, resulting in their best work to date. French Exit features soothing...
Published by: Beatroute Magazine
Author: Sarah Mac

Aztec Releases The Best Indie Rock Album Of The Year With Stitches

Aztec Releases The Best Indie Rock Album Of The Year With Stitches
Author: Sell Out Records
Published by: Sell Out Records

Album Review: Sticky Fingers - Caress Your Soul

This sounds like the clash between the end of the two-tone era with the sharp sounds of The Jam, The Clash, and the reggae influence from groups like Katchafire and 10FT Ganja Plant. The production is pretty smooth and really makes the album an above a


Top-notch performances from all five bands at the Rickshaw Theatre for the final BC round of Wacken Metal Battle 2015 on Friday. The winners of Vancouver’s first four qualifying rounds (Bushwhacker, Unbeheld, Medevil, and Resurgence) performed along wit
Author: Shane Lange
Published by: Factory Worker Media

1964: Beatles' TV appearance sparked cultural revolution

1964: Beatles' TV appearance sparked cultural revolution
Author: Richard Watts

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The 21-month battle to save Lucky Bar, one of Victoria's best-loved live music venues

Lucky Bar owner Dylan Pitcher was on the phone from inside his Yates Street nightclub Tuesday, chatting while he rapidly ticked the final items off his “maybe one day” list of renovations. Replace baseboards? Check. Install new oak tabletops? Check
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