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Dr Joey Only is in the house

Dr Joey Only is in the house

Dr Joey Only is in the house Vancouver’s genuine adventurous punk rock country boy and underdog, our Stompin’ Tom and Hank Williams rolled into one, had to be interviewed. It wasn’t death threats to us really but a message he left on... Posted: Jul 22, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Joey Only Outlaw Band
Diana Dean: New Works

Diana Dean: New Works

Diana Dean’s home-studio perches on a wooded hilltop near the northern shore of Salt Spring Island. Since 1982, the artist has painted her large-scale dramatic compositions in this space. Looking around, it seems natural that the artist’s landscapes s Posted: Apr 25, 2017
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
In this Article Resource(s): Art Openings
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
Heather Yamada @Gage Gallery

Heather Yamada @Gage Gallery

​Heather Midori Yamada presents ORB - a solo show at the Gage Gallery Aug 28 - Sept 8 2018 Opening Wed Aug 29 5-7pm. Visual artist Heather Midori Yamada has honed her professional skills over four decades. The artist’s CV boasts a... Posted: Aug 22, 2018
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
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
THE BICYCLES – OH NO, IT’S LOVE! Fuzzy Logic

THE BICYCLES – OH NO, IT’S LOVE! Fuzzy Logic

CD REVIEW The Bicycles’ Oh No, It’s Love is not the kind of record that warrants a large, wordy review filled with pretentious journalistic nit-picking. The fact of the matter is simple: Oh No, It’s Love is filled to the rim with h... Posted: Nov 24, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Spencer Perry
In this Article Artist(s) The Bicycles
Black Wizard Album Review

Black Wizard Album Review

Black Wizard s/t Vancouver's music scene seems to be traditionally known for two things: drugs and hard rock. Despite the critical pitfalls of these influences, the city has a habit of inexplicably turning out the most palatable and au... Posted: Jan 15, 2010
Author: Andrew Tape
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Black Wizard
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
The Clips - Matterhorn

The Clips - Matterhorn

Unfamiliar Records. The scene has been hit by the sharp sounds of a new five piece: The Clips. The debut album Matterhorn is made of raw, electric energy mingling among melodies. Lyrically, the album is freeform, created strictly from wh... Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Author: Amelia Mackenzie
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Clips

Scatterheart w/ Bike and Los Furios

Scatterheart w/ Bike and Los Furios @ The Commodore Saturday March 27 2010 Love: A deep, tender, ineffable feeling of affection and solicitude toward another, such as that arising from kinship, recognition of attractive qualities, or a s... Posted: Apr 8, 2010
Author: Nathan Pike
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Scatterheart, BIKE, Los Furios Resource(s): The Commodore Ballroom
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

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, Los Tycoons, Master Apes Resource(s): The Biltmore Cabaret
Ska Fest Memories #1

Ska Fest Memories #1

We've had plenty of awesome bands come through our festival, and here are just a few memories from some of the artists we've had come by.

Posted: Jun 23, 2013
In this Article Resource(s): Victoria Ska & Reggae Festival
The Bronx/ A Textbook Tragedy/ Battle Snakes @ Richard’s on Richards

The Bronx/ A Textbook Tragedy/ Battle Snakes @ Richard’s on Richards

The Bronx/ A Textbook Tragedy/ Battle Snakes @ Richard’s on Richards April 1st 09 By: Denis Maile My night began with me trying to scalp my ticket out front of Richard’s. I had only just found out that day that I would be on the g... Posted: Apr 17, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile
In this Article Artist(s) A Textbook Tragedy, the bronx, Battle Snakes
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