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Event Archive - WYRD VICTORIA NCRC SHOWCASE: WAND, The Backhomes, Moths and Locusts, Mark Alexander McIntyre with BAT STEW

Thu. June 5th 2014 Copper Owl (No Minors)
900 - 0100
Regular admission: $8 before bands play $10 after bands start NCRC delegates w/ badge: $6 before bands play $8 after bands start
Presented by: CFUV 101.9 FM , Weird Canada
Weird Canada and CFUV 101.9 FM Victoria's Campus Community Radio Station present a showcase of island artists who have been featured on

The show is at the Copper Owl (1900 Douglas) on Thursday June 5th, 2014

Doors at 9:00pm & Bands at 10:00pm

Regular admission:
$8 before bands play
$10 after bands start

NCRC delegates w/ badge:
$6 before bands play
$8 after bands start


Moths & Locusts (Nanaimo, BC)

"Just when you’ve figured out the feeling that has swallowed your body, another clean and heavy riff presents a solitary black hole from which gravity prevents any of your insanity from escaping." (Preacher Katie,

The Backhomes (Victoria, BC)

"Only Friend, the debut album from The Backhomes, engulfs you in a cathartic soundscape akin to stepping out of a dark winter cave into the first sunny days of pure blue sky. When the needle catches the groove, the heat waves begin." (Johnnie Regalado,

Wand (Victoria, BC)

"Now that we have passed the tipping point and the sun has been appearing at its lowest altitude above the sweet horizon, put Wand on if you feel a longing for endless summer and the perfect wave." (David Ferris,

Mark Alexander McIntyre w/ Batstew (Victoria, BC)

"McIntyre’s slow-burn acid folk possesses a unique and eerie sense of timelessness that is rare in so much of the music being produced today. Waves of queasy feedback stand in nice contrast to simple acoustic guitar and sparse vocals." (Joni Sadler,


This showcase is part of the 2014 National Campus and Community Radio Conference (NCRC), hosted by CFUV 101.9FM in Victoria, British Columbia on Coast Salish territory.

NCRC 2014 will be a week of keynotes, workshops, panels, general meetings, industry networking and social events; and Animal is proudly hosting two-nights of shows!

For details about the conference and registration please visit:


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WAND (Prog Pop)

Wand (formerly First Nations) is Victoria, BC's Derek Janzen. He has been quietly recording and releasing homemade alternative music from out of his bedroom in the cold, dark north since 2008. Wand has played with some great acts, including Radical Face, Blackout Beach, Cousins, Jordan Klassen, and Himalayan Bear. When playing live, Wand incorpo... more info

The Backhomes

The Backhomes is the musical project of Kees Dekker and Aimee van Drimmelen. more info

Moths and Locusts (Garage, psych, other)

Moths and Locusts are a four-piece largely instrumental melodic-sonic-cataclysm drifting between garage riffs, shoegaze ambience and vast thumping harmonious soundscapes. more info
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