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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) The Deb Rhymer Band, Deb Rhymer (Hunt)

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
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: CJ Leon
In this Article Artist(s) The Real McKenzies, Paul McKenzie

Illuminations: Songs Towards the Light

Review of Ensemble Laude's Winter concert, 2014. Posted: May 30, 2015
Author: Elizabeth Courtney
Published by: Music in Victoria
In this Article Artist(s) Ensemble Laude
Bison BC: Wendigo 2010

Bison BC: Wendigo 2010

Bison members I spoke to agree that the closure of The Cobalt would (or is it will?) be a “huge blow” for the Vancouver music scene. “Bison has played The Cobalt probably about five times,” guitarist/ vocalist James Farwell tells me... Posted: Oct 5, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis
In this Article Artist(s) Bison
Critical Comments

Critical Comments

Critical comments by various curators and interviewers of artist Brandy Saturley Posted: Aug 26, 2019
Published by: The Art of Brandy Saturley
Author: Various
In this Article Artist(s) Brandy Saturley
CROP CIRCLE: Maintaining the Mystery

CROP CIRCLE: Maintaining the Mystery

Crop Circle may have taken their name from the controversial 70’s phenomenon, but they have also managed to contribute to a more recent enigma: the earworm. Traditionally, this little beastie takes the form of a trite pop song (think Ms. ... Posted: Apr 30, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Edward Dinsley
In this Article Artist(s) Crop Circle
It Ain’t Easy Being Subhuman

It Ain’t Easy Being Subhuman

The venue shift for the Subhumans May 15th gig - from the Anza to the Ukrainian Hall (805 E. Pender) - returns the band to the scene of the famed 1979 Rock Against Prisons benefit, which also included Tunnel Canary, AKA, the female-fronted ... Posted: May 5, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis
In this Article Artist(s) The Subhumans Resource(s): The Ukrainian Hall
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

Agent Orange

Agent Orange, China Creeps, Life Against Death, Plus Perfect The Cobalt, Sun Feb 22nd It’s not very hard to be the hot ticket on a Sunday night, and when Agent Orange was in town what would you rather be doing? Watching some ‘Simp... Posted: Mar 5, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile
In this Article Artist(s) life against death, Orange Orange, China Creeps, Plus Perfect Resource(s): The Former Cobalt

Neil Young's Harvest Moon given new life in B.C. jazz star's latest album

Victoria's Maureen Washington lays it all on the line in her new album, which remembers her husband Posted: Nov 4, 2018
Published by: CBC News
Author: Jon Hernandez
In this Article Artist(s) Maureen Washington Resource(s): CBC'S Hot Air

Minto CD Review

Lay it On Me Self-distributed Waa-BOOM! With an album title ripped from frontman Ryan Hoben’s muscleman tattoos, indiefolkrocksters Minto punch it open with sludgy dirge, “New Bones” – formerly a chooglin’ alt-country number i... Posted: Jul 9, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) MINTO
Wantmonster – Bruised and boozed.

Wantmonster – Bruised and boozed.

INTERVIEW Wantmonster are straight off the hard streets of Nelson B.C. Ok, the streets there aren’t very hard, unless you’re afraid of hippies with giant dreads that look like matted down stinky beaver tails, and who isn’t? Wantmon... Posted: Nov 24, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile
In this Article Artist(s) WantMonster

LAND- Self Titled

It's a rare occasion when an album captures me with such force on the first listen and keeps me rapt until the closing note, but this one takes the prize. In fact this is one of the best albums i have ever heard. Rob Nicholls and Galen Rigt... Posted: Jul 17, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nate Pike
In this Article Artist(s) LAND
Get Lucky with Tom Holliston!

Get Lucky with Tom Holliston!

I’ve always thought that someone should rhyme “Erik Estrada” with “vagina dentata” in a song, and it occurred to me, when I came late and awestruck to the solo output of songwriter and Nomeansno/Hanson Brothers guitarist Tom Holli... Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis
In this Article Artist(s) NoMeansNo, Tom Holliston, Showbusiness Giants
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