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VIctoria Musicians Stage Tribute to Gord Downie

VIctoria Musicians Stage Tribute to Gord Downie

Victoria musicians stage tribute to Gord Downie. Proceeds benefit Cool Aid Society and BC Cancer Agency. Interview with Lola Parks. Show organized by James Kasper of Mighty Speck Records. Posted: Jan 29, 2018
Author: Kristyn Anthony
Published by: Victoria News, Black Press
In this Article Artist(s) James Kasper, Mothertrucker, Lola Parks, Blake Andison, Chris Andres , The Lost Talkers
LiveVan Review - Kill The Elite Tour (Kataklysm, Aborted, Archspire and Death Toll Rising at the Rickshaw Theatre)

LiveVan Review - Kill The Elite Tour (Kataklysm, Aborted, Archspire and Death Toll Rising at the Rickshaw Theatre)

The ‘Kill the Elite’ tour has been mercilessly trampling its way across North America, and with tonight’s show including Vancouver’s newest international extreme metal export Archspire and being headlined by Canadian legends Katakly... Posted: Jun 5, 2014
Author: Rich Taylor
Published by: LiveVan.com
In this Article Artist(s) Kataklysm, Aborted, Deathtoll Rising, Archspire Resource(s): Rickshaw Theatre, The Invisible Orange
Victoria Book Prize Finalists Annouced

Victoria Book Prize Finalists Annouced

Celebrating 13 years, the Victoria Book Prize Society is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize and the Bolen Books Children’s Book Prize. Posted: Sep 14, 2016
Author: City of Victoria
In this Article Resource(s): Victoria Book Prize Society, City of Victoria
Video keeps levidrome front of mind

Video keeps levidrome front of mind

Video by Lola Parks keeps levidrome front of mind. Victoria boy's word continues to gain momentum online. Lucky Budd, father of Levi Budd, campaigns to get "levidrome" in the dictionary. Posted: Jan 29, 2018
Author: Christine van Reeuwyk
Published by: Victoria News, Black Press
In this Article Artist(s) Lola Parks
Cannibal Corpse/The Faceless/Neuraxis/Obscura

Cannibal Corpse/The Faceless/Neuraxis/Obscura

April 10th, 2009 Cannibal Corpse/The Faceless/Neuraxis/Obscura Croatian Cultural Center By Marcell Fraser Easter Weekend: there could be no more appropriate time to witness a death metal show such as this, and the more than solid bill... Posted: May 4, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Marcell Fraser
In this Article Artist(s) Neuraxis, Cannibal Corpse, The Faceless, Obscura Resource(s): Croatian Cultural Center
Interview with Ryland Steen of REEL BIG FISH

Interview with Ryland Steen of REEL BIG FISH

Welcome to Victoria. Have you ever been here before? If not, what are your first impressions?

 

Ryland “Rabbit” Steen: This is my first time ever being here, and I think it’s the band’s firs Posted: May 2, 2013

Author: Michael Luis
In this Article Artist(s) Reel Big Fish Resource(s): Michael Luis

Bel Riose

Rah Rah, Library Voices, Bel Riose & Bash Brothers The Railway Club Wednesday, February 18 2009 I’m glad I took the night off work this last Wednesday for a little Bel Riose eardrum shakeup at the Railway. In the process I discov... Posted: Mar 5, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Bel Riose, the bash brothers, Library Voices , Rah Rah Resource(s): Railway Club
The Wrecktals – Speaking their mind from time to time.

The Wrecktals – Speaking their mind from time to time.

The Wrecktals – Speaking their mind from time to time. An interview with bassist Christoph Leon by Denis Maile of The Skinny DM: How did you come up with the band name? CL: As a reminder to never take ourselves too seriously, re... Posted: May 20, 2010
Author: Denis Maile
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Wrecktals, Christoph Leon

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
KEEPING UP WITH THE JONES: SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS RETURN

KEEPING UP WITH THE JONES: SHARON JONES AND THE DAP-KINGS RETURN

Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings release new record, "Give the People What They Want". The release date was scheduled for the passed summer, but was pushed later due to the diagnoses of Sharon Jones's Stage II pancreatic cancer. After undergoing treatment, Posted: Jan 17, 2014
Published by: The New Yorker
Author: Ben Greenman
In this Article Artist(s) Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings Resource(s): The New Yorker, Ben Greenman
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
Anion Tape Review

Anion Tape Review

Find someone who thinks tapes aren’t cool and I’ll shove my Sony Walkman up his bum. Tapes are still rad and this Anion tape is no different. It’s red in colour and resembling the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles soundtrack cassette tape ... Posted: Apr 9, 2010
Author: Dennis Maile
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Anion
Absolute Underground #85 - XXX-MAS Issue!

Absolute Underground #85 - XXX-MAS Issue!

Oceanside85 has a new Darksynth album out Absolution and in here to spread the synth gospel to the masses Posted: Jan 10, 2019
Published by: Absolute Underground
Author: Ira Hunter
In this Article Artist(s) Chelsea Owen
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
Author: Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison
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