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Interview with Dusty from the Hits

Interview with Dusty from the Hits

We have lots to talk about because The Hits have been one busy band. First off, can you introduce yourself and the band and their instruments. Why no bass? Alright, well, I am Dusty and I hit stuff really hard and sing a bit, Lou Slips... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Hits!
Interview with Big John Bates.

Interview with Big John Bates.

1. Hi John. First off, can you introduce yourself, your band and dancers? You can call me John - I play a big Gretsch guitar and do the main vocals - I also do most of the songwriting. The band really began when sCare-oline (upright... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Big John Bates, The VOODOO DOLLZ Burlesque
Roberta Pyx Sutherland presents: As Above  So Below II

Roberta Pyx Sutherland presents: As Above  So Below II

As Above So Below ll is a continuation of Sutherland’s quest for spiritual development through artmaking. While on an artist residency at the BAU institute in Italy, she began her contemplative inquiry into dots and circles. Other artist residencies in Posted: Mar 5, 2019
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
What Swank Did on Their Summer Vacation.

What Swank Did on Their Summer Vacation.

Swank sashayed out of Van this summer. How many gigs in how many nights? 6 gigs in 6 sweaty nights! It was like a military operation, but with booze. Name clubs and the bands that you played with. The Grateful Fed, Kelowna, The S... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Swank
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
Margo Cooper presents:   BRAIN DANCE: Going off the Ploughed Track

Margo Cooper presents: BRAIN DANCE: Going off the Ploughed Track

Overview: The original meaning of delirium was “going off the ploughed track”, a Roman medical term for madness. Brain Dance explores Cooper’s mental and emotional responses to an emergency surgery and period of recovery. Posted: Sep 16, 2018
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

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

Orit Shimoni Bitter is the New Sweet

With her fifth album release on April 1 and Western Canadian tour dates throughout April, Orit Shimoni’s Bitter is the New Sweet opens up an exciting new chapter in the life of one Canada’s most brilliant and lyrically impactful vocalis... Posted: Apr 2, 2015
Author: Matt Hanson
Published by: Beatroute Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Orit Shimoni
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
Author: Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) NoMeansNo, Tom Holliston, Showbusiness Giants
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
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
Behind The Canvas: Michael Abraham

Behind The Canvas: Michael Abraham

From http://artperspective.org Our profile series 'Behind the Canvas' this week with Canadian artist, Michael Abraham. We have been following Michael's work for more than a decade and he continues to evolve, playing with scale, texture and expanding fro Posted: Aug 7, 2015
Published by: http://artperspective.org
Author: artperspective.org
In this Article Artist(s) Michael Abraham
Interview with The Delirians

Interview with The Delirians

Interview with The Delirians done in June, 2012 by D'Arcy Briggs Ska Fest: When and where did you guys meet? When did you decide to form the band? Delirians:  Most of us, like many other bands, grew up in the punk rock scene, ... Posted: Oct 31, 2012
In this Article Artist(s) The Delirians, D'Arcy Briggs
Hank III “You Play Your Show & You Say Hello”

Hank III “You Play Your Show & You Say Hello”

June 19th we set out on a mission to interview Hank III at his sold out show at The Venue, Vancouver BC. We managed to get a hold of him after the show where we went back to his bus for the interview. My tape recorder wasn’t working and S... Posted: Sep 20, 2012
Published by: Absolute Underground
Author: Heather Furneaux & Spider McTerrible
In this Article Artist(s) Hank Williams III
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