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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

Jonathan Richman

Richards on Richards, July 2 As someone far more familiar with the Modern Lovers than Jonathan Richman’s solo output, I had little idea what to anticipate from his show. All I know is that it took place on my birthday, and Mr. Richman ... Posted: Jul 17, 2008
Author: ShannonGross
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Jonathan Richman Resource(s): Richard's On Richards
Kirsten Van Ritzen Returns For Another Round of Sin City

Kirsten Van Ritzen Returns For Another Round of Sin City

Actress/comedian Kirsten Van Ritzen discusses her acting career, passion for improv, and creating Sin City Live Improv Serial in Victoria with partner Ian Ferguson. Posted: Oct 6, 2016
Published by: Nexus Newspaper
Author: Mason Hendrix
In this Article Resource(s): Broad Theatrics Society
In the House with CADENCE WEAPON (and his Fridge Full of Condiments)

In the House with CADENCE WEAPON (and his Fridge Full of Condiments)

I'm a white rocker, born of Abbotsford. All through high school I associated rap music with delinquents farting bass out of Honda Civics and punching people. But time passed, and at SXSW in Austin this past March, I stumble upon the Canadia... Posted: May 6, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) Cadence Weapon

Nomeansno at the Royale Banquet Hall

Nomeansno at the Royale Banquet Hall April 3rd By Allan MacInnis Tom Holliston of Nomeansno is a baseball fan, so it was fortunate for him that the band’s recent Japanese tour - only their second in their 30 year history - took plac... Posted: Apr 17, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis
In this Article Artist(s) NoMeansNo, Bob Wright Resource(s): The Royale Banquet Hall
The Spitfires, Battle Snakes & The Jolts @ The Media Club June 19th

The Spitfires, Battle Snakes & The Jolts @ The Media Club June 19th

The Spitfires, Battle Snakes & The Jolts @ The Media Club June 19th By: Denis Maile On this night of rock n roll The Jolts opened the show because their bassist was busy eating poutine. To make up for this The Jolts had not 1, but 3 dif... Posted: Jul 6, 2010
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile
In this Article Artist(s) The Spitfires, Battle Snakes, The Jolts
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
THE BUTTLESS CHAPS: A Decade of Rooteus Maximus

THE BUTTLESS CHAPS: A Decade of Rooteus Maximus

In the ever-changing world of indie-rock, be it Vancouver or elsewhere, it’s a respectable feat to maintain a working band for ten years…and the Buttless Chaps have been doing just that, with no signs of wearing out or slowing down. Cor... Posted: Apr 1, 2008
Author: Ferdy belland
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Buttless Chaps
ELDORADO Suitcase

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... Posted: Oct 27, 2008
Author: Spencer Perry
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) eldorado
Nervous Fellas with Deadcats and Swank

Nervous Fellas with Deadcats and Swank

Nervous Fellas with Deadcats and Swank June 20th, The Rickshaw Theatre By Allan MacInnis I remember witnessing a leather-jacketed rocker viciously take to pummelling a much smaller, dreadlocked kid at a Reverend Horton Heat show a few... Posted: Jul 9, 2009
Author: Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Nervous Fellas, The Deadcats, Swank Resource(s): Rickshaw Theatre
BLACK MOUNTAIN: In the Future In the Now

BLACK MOUNTAIN: In the Future In the Now

“Fucking Amazing,” says drummer Joshua Wells about Black Mountain’s current North American tour. “This is the best tour I’ve ever been on. It’s been unbelievable at times! We’ve played a few places we’ve never been before…... Posted: Apr 1, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Ferdy belland
In this Article Artist(s) Black Mountain
Offerings / Offrandes

Offerings / Offrandes

Offerings / Offrandes is a collaborative exhibition featuring guest artists Charles Campbell, Krystal Cook, Cathi Charles Wherry, Bradley Dick, Farheen HaQ. The multimedia installation explores the multi-faceted concept of gifting and offering. Posted: Jan 24, 2016
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
In this Article Resource(s): Art Openings
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
Cthulhupalooza Promo

Cthulhupalooza Promo

Wreaking havoc on the Vancouver scene for more than a decade, The Darkest of the Hillside Thickets never fail to come up with strange and exhilarating new ways to reach out and clutch their victims. Staying true to their uniquely horrid app... Posted: Dec 4, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Ed Dinsley
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