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BLACK MOUNTAIN CD Review

BLACK MOUNTAIN In The Future Jagjaguwar When I hear Stephen McBean’s slowly-picked A-minor guitar intro for “Stormy High,” I’m almost tricked into thinking it’s a cover of “Hell’s Bells,” but then the swing-time Black...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Ferdy belland

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

Top 10 Albums of 2012

2012 was a great year for ska and reggae music. We've produced a list of what we feel are the top 10 albums that were the best of the genre in 2012.

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...

Best Of 2016

Best of 2016: The Garage received a lot of blues CDs this year and all of them were above standard, but ultimately had to be judged for other reasons of personality, believability, skill and versatility, etc. Take a bow Michael Kaeshammer a...
Published by: The Vancouver Sun
Author: Tom Harrison

Still Blue Reveiw

Bill Johnson has made a fantastic release that we highly recommend.
Author: Bluesy Luc - Belgium
Published by: Rootstime Online Radio and Magazine

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

Album of the Month: July, 2013

Each month we pick one record to hold the title of "Album of the Month." This month we take a look at Early Reggae by The Revivers.

Soprano’s Bar shuts down but don’t count out karaoke

Soprano’s Bar, Victoria’s only live karaoke joint and notorious dive bar, has closed its doors for good, going out with a bang on New Year’s Eve. A message posted on the bar’s Facebook page on Dec. 31 served as the official annou...
Published by: Times Colonist
Author: Mike Devlin

Stolen Organ Family Band - ALBUM REVIEW

The Stolen Organ Family Band Horse Treats (Indie) It pays to have an open mind in this business of writing about music and putting it to press, especi...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike

ELDORADO Suitcase

Redcat Records Some say country-rock died with Gram Parsons premature passing in 1973, casual fans say it’s when the Eagles sold-out and recorded Hotel California, but almost everyone can agree that just as quickly as it came – it w...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Spencer Perry

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Randall McGinnis at Xchanges Gallery.

Xchanges Gallery Is delighted to host PHOTOTEXTRINUM by Randall McGinnis in its physical space September 4-20, 2020 Randall McGinnis at Xchanges Gallery. COVID measures are in place. The artist can welcome four visitors to the gallery...
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
Justin Brooks "Acranymph"
Acranymph from Victoria BC
Club SirOccO
Music from the 50s 60s & 70s from Victoria BC
Diane Berry
loves playing in small bands and ensembles from Victoria BC
Lisa Tinney
Classical from Victoria BC
Club Hacienda
Located in Market Square. Operated in the 1990's aka La Haci...
Closed / Inactive
Eugene's Poster & Rack Card Distribution Service
All of my posters go into businesses and offices as well as ...
Victoria BC
Open / Operational
Crafthouse Vic West
Great food, cocktails, local beers, and live music.
Open / Operational
Bread and Butter Tiles
Rosemary and Geoff Murray are the makers of handmade ceramic...
940 Dunsmuir Rd Victoria BC
Open / Operational

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