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Black Wizard Album Review

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... Posted: Jan 15, 2010
Author: Andrew Tape
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Black Wizard
KEEPING UP WITH THE JONES: SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS RETURN

KEEPING UP WITH THE JONES: SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS RETURN

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings release new record, "Give the People What They Want". The release date was scheduled for the passed summer, but was pushed later due to the diagnoses of Sharon Jones's Stage II pancreatic cancer. After undergoing treatment, Posted: Jan 17, 2014
Published by: The New Yorker
Author: Ben Greenman
In this Article Artist(s) Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings Resource(s): The New Yorker, Ben Greenman

Roy Vizer from Jon & Roy – Interview

Victoria locals Jon and Roy have released a new album entitled Let It Go, which is a subtle departure from their previous and wildly successful album Homes. I spoke with Roy Vizer (drums/percussion) about the new album, the road, and what life at home in Posted: Dec 5, 2014
Published by: Vancouver Weekly
Author: Ricardo Khayatte
In this Article Artist(s) Jon and Roy
Cannibal Corpse/The Faceless/Neuraxis/Obscura

Cannibal Corpse/The Faceless/Neuraxis/Obscura

April 10th, 2009 Cannibal Corpse/The Faceless/Neuraxis/Obscura Croatian Cultural Center By Marcell Fraser Easter Weekend: there could be no more appropriate time to witness a death metal show such as this, and the more than solid bill... Posted: May 4, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Marcell Fraser
In this Article Artist(s) Neuraxis, Cannibal Corpse, The Faceless, Obscura Resource(s): Croatian Cultural Center
Victoria Book Prize Finalists Annouced

Victoria Book Prize Finalists Annouced

Celebrating 13 years, the Victoria Book Prize Society is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize and the Bolen Books Children’s Book Prize. Posted: Sep 14, 2016
Author: City of Victoria
In this Article Resource(s): Victoria Book Prize Society, City of Victoria
Old Man Markley: “We’re punk rockers playing bluegrass!\

Old Man Markley: “We’re punk rockers playing bluegrass!"

On July 2nd I had the pleasure to interview Old Man Markley on tour with NOFX, & Teenage Bottle Rocket. With their hard work ethics they deserve every opportunity that comes their way. With their high-energy stage presence they give you a t... Posted: Oct 1, 2012
Author: Heather Furneaux
Published by: Absolute Underground
In this Article Artist(s) Old Man Markley
Cadence Weapon: Afterparty Babies CD Review

Cadence Weapon: Afterparty Babies CD Review

Cadence Weapon Afterparty Babies Big Dada 4/5 Canada doesn't produce a whole lot of hip-hop in general, let alone the sterile mall haven of Edmonton. As such, the sophomore album from Rollie Pemberton (aka Cadence Weapon) is going to ... Posted: Apr 1, 2008
Author: Fillmore Mescalito Holmes
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Cadence Weapon
Cold Outside Reveiw

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... Posted: Apr 17, 2017
Author: Eric Thom
Published by: Penguin Eggs
In this Article Artist(s) The Bill Johnson Blues Band
Sun Wizard, Adelaide, MINTO and The Stumblers Inn

Sun Wizard, Adelaide, MINTO and The Stumblers Inn

The Railway Club, May 15th, 2009 The signature choo choo train circled the ceiling of the Railway Club as Sun Wizard took the stage on May 15th. The first of four Vancouver bands, Sun Wizard warmed up the crowd in their third performanc... Posted: May 24, 2009
Author: Sarah Westwood
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) MINTO, Sun Wizard , Adelaide, The Stumblers Inn Resource(s): Railway Club
PARLOUR STEPS: Nothing Ambiguous about Determination

PARLOUR STEPS: Nothing Ambiguous about Determination

It always does me proud to discover a local band making quality music that's true to the landscape of this varied terrain. Rocky, cool, stormy, eclectic, thoughtful and laid back, these words only begin to describe the Parlour Steps sound. ... Posted: May 1, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Parlour Steps

Bel Riose

Rah Rah, Library Voices, Bel Riose & Bash Brothers The Railway Club Wednesday, February 18 2009 I’m glad I took the night off work this last Wednesday for a little Bel Riose eardrum shakeup at the Railway. In the process I discov... Posted: Mar 5, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Bel Riose, Library Voices , Rah Rah, the bash brothers Resource(s): Railway Club

Nomeansno at the Royale Banquet Hall

Nomeansno at the Royale Banquet Hall April 3rd By Allan MacInnis Tom Holliston of Nomeansno is a baseball fan, so it was fortunate for him that the band’s recent Japanese tour - only their second in their 30 year history - took plac... Posted: Apr 17, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis
In this Article Artist(s) NoMeansNo, Bob Wright Resource(s): The Royale Banquet Hall
MUSIC WASTE 2008:

MUSIC WASTE 2008:

Pub 340 - June 5th, 2008 MUSIC WASTE 2008: The B-Lines / Dead Ghosts / Get Well Bomb / The TVees Pub 340 - June 5th, 2008 Dave Bertrand For the first time in many moons, I really made the effort to make it out on time for the openi... Posted: Jun 25, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) B-Lines, The TVees, Dead Ghosts, Get Well Bomb Resource(s): Pub 340, Music Waste
LAUNCH PAD THEATRE CO\'S 2017 - 2018 SEASON

LAUNCH PAD THEATRE CO'S 2017 - 2018 SEASON

Launch Pad is pleased to introduce our 2017 - 2018 "A Kingdom for a Stage" Season Posted: Jul 17, 2017
In this Article Artist(s) Launch Pad Theatre Company Resource(s): The Craigdarroch Castle
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