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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
On the road with Cambridge

On the road with Cambridge

Cambridge has been prominent in the Vancouver punk scene since late 2005. Tour is nothing new to them; this is their second cross-Canada run. The first one went quite well up until a breakdown in Brandon, Manitoba caused them to miss some s... Posted: Nov 5, 2008
Author: Denis Maile
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Cambridge
Still Blue CD Review

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... Posted: Jan 8, 2015
Author: Tom Hyslop
Published by: Blues Revue Magazine June/July 2011
In this Article Artist(s) Bill Johnson
The Restarts, Fear of Tomorrow, The Rebel Spell, System Shit and Spectres

The Restarts, Fear of Tomorrow, The Rebel Spell, System Shit and Spectres

The Sweatshop, June 22nd I walked into the dimly-lit Sweatshop to catch the tail end of System Shit’s wonderfully sloppy set. Who would have thought that a punk gig would start at 7pm? Fear of Tomorrow hit the stage and began to sonica... Posted: Jun 29, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kai Tolley
In this Article Artist(s) The Rebel Spell, The Restarts, System Shit, spectres, Fear Of Tomorrow Resource(s): The Sweatshop
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

Vancougar - “Canadian Tuxedo” CD/LP release party

w/ The Tranzmitors / Master Apes / Los Tycoons The Biltmore Cabaret July 11th, 2008 Mmmm! The Biltmore, with its refurbished red booths, red lights, cavernous mystery – once the most depressing waste of space in Mt. Pleasant, it is... Posted: Jul 17, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: David Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) Vancougar, The Tranzmitors, Master Apes, Los Tycoons Resource(s): The Biltmore Cabaret

In Your Facefest!

Well, it’s that time of year again: Faceplant Studios will be holding their 14th annual showcase June 6th at the Railway Club. With a thirty band line-up assembled from the community of a rehearsal/recording studio the show is eclectic ... Posted: May 24, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Orchard Pinkish
In this Article Artist(s) Motorama, Waltz Darling, Ford Pier, Evan Symons, Natural Flavas, MINTO Resource(s): Railway Club, FacePlant Productions
Dichotomy/The New Values/B-Lines/Defektors

Dichotomy/The New Values/B-Lines/Defektors

August 14, 2008 Honey Lounge I was shocked at how many people filled Honey Lounge to see the B-lines and the Defektors off on their tour of the West Coast, especially since the club is usually reserved for dancing college kids. The nig... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: ShannonGross
In this Article Artist(s) dichotomy, The New Values, Parallel Lines, Defektors Resource(s): Honey Lounge

Go Ghetto/Bike/Scatterheart/H.B @ The Railway, Saturday July 5th

Yowza! Saturday night was a melting pot of birthdays, friends, and 4 of Vancouver’s finest bands all under one small jam-packed roof. Getting over the ridiculous layout of The Railway takes some time getting used to if you’re not a regu... Posted: Jul 17, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: ~Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Go Ghetto Tiger, Scatterheart, BIKE Resource(s): Railway Club
ENGLISH MOTETS

ENGLISH MOTETS

ENGLISH MOTETS The Gesualdo Six / Owain Park · Hyperion CDA68256 The Gesualdo Six hardly need a review of this their debut CD: within days of its release around Easter it was top of the iTunes classical chart. The CD is a collection of E... Posted: Jul 13, 2018
Author: Stuart Robinson
Published by: RSCM
In this Article Artist(s) The Gesualdo Six Resource(s): St James' Church
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
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kyle Antivenin
In this Article Artist(s) The Black Halos
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
Megan Dickie at Open Space

Megan Dickie at Open Space

One Way or Another by Megan Dickie Jan 13 - Feb 18 2017 at Open Space Opening Friday Jan 13 at 7:30 PM Posted: Jan 10, 2017
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
Album of the Month: July, 2013

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.

Posted: Jul 24, 2013
In this Article Artist(s) The Revivers
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