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Camille Miller CD Review

Camille Miller Somewhere Near the Truth Independent Camille Miller’s voice is the centerpiece of this recording. A finely honed instrument that's passionate, soulful, and downright riveting, without being overbearing. Camille's song... Posted: Apr 29, 2008
Author: Mark Bignell
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Camille Miller, Camille Miller
Interview with Dope Soda

Interview with Dope Soda

Interview with Dope Soda was done in June, 2012 by D'Arcy Briggs Ska Fest: When and where do you guys meet? When did you decide to form the band?   Dope Soda: Well Dope Soda was a project I have been wanting to do for a v... Posted: Oct 31, 2012
In this Article Artist(s) Dope Soda, D'Arcy Briggs

TV on the Radio

I’ve heard from numerous sources that the dance floor at the Commodore is supported by a layer of tennis balls, but I’ve never had cause to believe it until TV on the Radio unknowingly put this hearsay to the test. During a visceral tak... Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Author: Alex Hudson
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) TV on the Radio Resource(s): The Commodore Ballroom
Deb Rhymer is dedicated to the blues

Deb Rhymer is dedicated to the blues

Deb Rhymer has worn numerous hats over the years, from Bette Midler impersonator to daycare operator. But the one that fits her best is blues booster. Rhymer, a Victoria native, spends almost all her waking hours dedicated to blues, eith... Posted: Apr 30, 2016
Author: Mike Devlin
In this Article Artist(s) Deb Rhymer (Hunt), The Deb Rhymer Band

The Pack AD / Cadaver Dogs / The TVees / Valerie Graham

The Pack AD / Cadaver Dogs / The TVees / Valerie Graham ANZA Club June 20th, 2008 Dave Bertrand So we swagger in with our free stamps and I'm feelin' good – old friends in the house, old friends at the bar, fist of beer; I enjoy the... Posted: Jun 27, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) Cadaver Dogs, The Pack A.D., VALERIE GRAHAM, The TVees Resource(s): The Anza Club

Opening Doors for Artists

"As a writer, photographer and graphic design artist, I know how difficult it is to have a venue to showcase and sell my work. Also, there are not too many high salaries in the Arts field, and trying to make a decent income can be an uphill battle. Many p Posted: Apr 25, 2015
Published by: James Bay Beacon
Author: Doreen Marion Gee
In this Article Resource(s): ArtCommons.ca, Victoria Free-Net Association (ViFA.ca)

Paul McKenzie Interview Part 2

Paul McKenzie Interview Part 2 CJ: The band formed in 1992. How was starting a punk project in the high-age of grunge music? Paul: I could bend your ear for an hour with a question like that. We knew some bands in Seattle that would set... Posted: Apr 17, 2009
Author: CJ Leon
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Paul McKenzie, The Real McKenzies
Bison BC- Quiet Earth

Bison BC- Quiet Earth

Metal Blade Records Bison is the most hyped band in Vancouver right now. Sometimes hype can be a tough thing to deal with, but these fuckers keep coming through every time. Every show is better than the next, so every album is obviously ... Posted: Oct 27, 2008
Author: Denis Maile
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison

Victoria`s Filming Boom Benefits Locals

Times Colonist interviews Kirsten Van Ritzen about her acting roles in television movies filmed in Victoria in 2015. Posted: Oct 4, 2016
Author: Michael Reid
In this Article Artist(s) Kirsten Van Ritzen
Hawaiian Bibles / Ford Pier / Bel Riose / Invasives

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 ... Posted: Jun 17, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Ford Pier, Bel Riose, Hawaiian Bibles, Invasives Resource(s): The Anza Club
Jazz Sextet Continues To Groove

Jazz Sextet Continues To Groove

She’s been at it for 35 years, but Toni Blodgett’s love of jazz continues to fuel her band’s unique blend of what she calls “more traditional” music. What it really means is her group has access to a vast repertoire of jazz tunes and has develo Posted: Jun 25, 2016
Author: Tim Collins
Published by: VicNews
In this Article Artist(s) CanUS Hot Jazz Band
IN SEARCH OF THE SOURCE OF THE TALE: AN INTERVIEW WITH TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN OF NIGHTWISH

IN SEARCH OF THE SOURCE OF THE TALE: AN INTERVIEW WITH TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN OF NIGHTWISH

“You shouldn’t start telling a story if you don’t have a story to tell.” From his seat in the lunch room of Vancouver’s Orpheum Theatre, Tuomas Holopainen leans forward and speaks into the digital audio recorder resting on the coffee table in fr Posted: Apr 28, 2015
Author: Shane Lange
Published by: Factory Worker Media
In this Article Artist(s) Nightwish
THE BLACK HALOS We Are Not Alone

THE BLACK HALOS We Are Not Alone

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... Posted: Aug 20, 2008
Author: Kyle Antivenin
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Black Halos

Still Blue Reveiw

Bill Johnson has made a fantastic release that we highly recommend. Posted: Apr 18, 2017
Author: Bluesy Luc - Belgium
Published by: Rootstime Online Radio and Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Bill Johnson Blues Band
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