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THE HOTEL LOBBYISTS

Eazy-E, Bone Thugs, Big Tymers, you name it: the bitches-n-money ghetto-rap is slamming the minute I crack the door. Jordie Dammet, bassist for bar-rock goodboys The Hotel Lobbyists (and sideman for country boozer, Shiloh Lindsey), is boot-...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand

Dr Joey Only is in the house

Dr Joey Only is in the house Vancouver’s genuine adventurous punk rock country boy and underdog, our Stompin’ Tom and Hank Williams rolled into one, had to be interviewed. It wasn’t death threats to us really but a message he left on...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine

Black Wizard Album Review

Black Wizard s/t Vancouver's music scene seems to be traditionally known for two things: drugs and hard rock. Despite the critical pitfalls of these influences, the city has a habit of inexplicably turning out the most palatable and au...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Andrew Tape

PHOTO GALLERY: WACKEN METAL BATTLE, VANCOUVER – FINAL ROUND

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

Scatterheart: Redefining the Rainbow

There aren’t a lot of modern rock bands running around spouting an ethos of love, harmony and goodwill toward one other. In a market where the gloomy, aggressive or just plain aloof is king, you wouldn't think these kinds of happy cuddly ...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike

Illuminations: Songs Towards the Light

Review of Ensemble Laude's Winter concert, 2014.
Author: Elizabeth Courtney
Published by: Music in Victoria

The Amazing Journey of a MISSA Artist

MaryLou Wakefield, a local Victoria artist, came away with a life-altering experience last summer. It changed her perspective on what she could achieve as an artist— with courage, curiosity and the willingness to take a risk. Here is her story.
Published by: Go WestShore
Author: Anne Marie Moro

Corbin Murdoch and the Nautical Miles

Corbin Murdoch and the Nautical Miles Wartime Love Song Steeped in sweet melancholy and lyrical charm, Wartime Love Song, the second album by Corbin Murdoch and the Nautical Miles, enchants its listeners with an extended-concept love so...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: CJ Leon

Hawaiian Bibles / Ford Pier / Bel Riose / Invasives

ANZA Club - Sat.May.24th I was in a bit of a funk as I made my way down to the ANZA club, already half-cut and looking to have my shit saved by some good ‘ol rock and roll. And with tonight’s amazing lineup, I was sure to have the ...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike

Band pivot during a pandemic

Author: Karina Michel Feld

CD Review for Still Blue

CD Review for Still Blue Mr. Johnson jumped into view as a nominee for Guitarist of the Year in 2006. This Victoria-based bluesman jammed onstage after the Awards Show and left behind a couple of impressive CDs. This new one is even...
Author: John Valenteyn
Published by: Toronto Blues Society : Maple Blues News

where-there’s-wil…

Author: Carolyn Nikodym
Published by: The Fernie Fix

Cthulhupalooza Promo

Wreaking havoc on the Vancouver scene for more than a decade, The Darkest of the Hillside Thickets never fail to come up with strange and exhilarating new ways to reach out and clutch their victims. Staying true to their uniquely horrid app...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Ed Dinsley

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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
Author: Mike Devlin
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