Articles

Articles

The articles system connects profiles in our system to articles written about them, and vice versa. It provides a cultural record of what people are saying about artists, organizations and places in our community, and helps give credit to the articles' creators

Filter Articles

Relevance
Category
Order

Articles

The Clips - Matterhorn

Unfamiliar Records. The scene has been hit by the sharp sounds of a new five piece: The Clips. The debut album Matterhorn is made of raw, electric energy mingling among melodies. Lyrically, the album is freeform, created strictly from wh...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Amelia Mackenzie

Anion Tape Review

Find someone who thinks tapes aren’t cool and I’ll shove my Sony Walkman up his bum. Tapes are still rad and this Anion tape is no different. It’s red in colour and resembling the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles soundtrack cassette tape ...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dennis Maile

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: The Beatdown - Walkin' Proud

The Beatdown Walkin' Proud CD - LP Stomp Records - STMP099   The Beatdown have become masters of their craft! Their 2010 debut album saw the group carry on the work put down with One Night Band and carried into into garage rock terri...

CROP CIRCLE: Maintaining the Mystery

Crop Circle may have taken their name from the controversial 70’s phenomenon, but they have also managed to contribute to a more recent enigma: the earworm. Traditionally, this little beastie takes the form of a trite pop song (think Ms. ...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Edward Dinsley

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

A Seven Inch Mixdown - Myelin Sheaths, Cosmetics, La Corde, The Orpheans

A Seven Inch Mixdown by Rene Milord: First up is an Albertan band called MYELIN SHEATHS with a disjointed, noisy, poppy, post-punk EP. It’s kind of sloppy, perhaps better live? Hozac Records 047 (at Pat’s Pub, May 6) Next up ...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Rene Milord

LADIES OF SONG…Kelly Hafner: If It’s Love, Beverly Church Hogan: Can’t Get Out of This Mood, Vanessa Rubin: The Dream Is You-Sings Tadd Dameron, Angela Verbugge: The Night We Couldn’t Say Good Night

Here are some ladies that not only sing, but compose and arrange as well. Angela Verbrugge gives singers like Lorraine Feather a run for their money with her witty lyrics on her originals that area mixed with some clever covers.
Author: George W. Harris
Published by: Jazz Weekly

Cold Outside Reveiw

Fans of guitar tone have a lot to learn about Bill Johnson. His fourth album, Cold Outside should be the one that has this Vancouver Island native flying high above the radar, finally. Ripe with an abundance of select tracks, Johnson proves...
Author: Eric Thom
Published by: Penguin Eggs

Derek Miller CD Review

Derek Miller The Dirty Looks Arbor I try to balance the good and bad in my reviews, even if I'm not into the style. I don't like saying it, but the sophomore album from Ontario's Derek Miller thoroughly sucks. It sounds like a bar band...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Filmore Mescalito Holmes

How I unearthed a long-lost Toronto prog rock album

Martin Springett's The Gardening Club is cosmic Canadiana at its best, and his story is a CanCon prog rock version of the Searching For Sugar Man saga
Author: Ed Kanerva
Published by: Now Toronto

Featured Events

Featured Historical Events

Featured Article

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
Ranger
from Victoria BC
Cluny Macpherson
Folk, bluegrass and country music from Victoria BC
The Barons
from Victoria BC
Crawdaddy
from Victoria BC
Sonora Bar & Grill
Sonora Mexican Fusion Grill was founded by a team of like-mi...
Open / Operational
Deluge Contemporary Art
Housed in the top floor of the city’s first fire hall and ...
636 Yates Street Victoria BC
Open / Operational
Alexandra Hunter Studio
Working artist studio, available to the public by appointmen...
3561 Savannah Avenue Victoria BC
Open / Operational
POV Gallery - Metchosin Arts & Cultural Centre
Metchosin Arts and Cultural Centre Association (MACCA) Manda...
4495 Happy Valley Road Victoria BC
Open / Operational

Search the Directory / Archive

List an Event in the Calendar

List a Physical Single Date or Recurring Event

For physical events that happen at a specific time. For example a concert, or dance performance. If there are multiple shows, you can still duplicate your event to cover them all.

List an Online Livestream Event

For online / livestream events. This will allow you to include a livestream url and have it featured in our livestream listings.

Submit a Profile to the Directory

List a Music Band / Ensemble

(Band / Choir / Orchestra etc.)

List an Individual Musician

(Guitarist, Singer, DJ etc)

List a Music Resource

Venues, Event Promoters, Support Services etc.

News + Media

Add / Link a Video

Add a video, which will be linked to profiles, and appear in the video feed

Add / Link an Article

Add, or link to an article about content in the directory.

Log In to Your Account