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Minto Climbs Olympus

Minto Climbs Olympus by Matt Hagarty It's any young band's dream to record an album with such a marquee name as Steve Albini's. Recording with the famed sound engineer/pundit responsible for output from Nirvana, Superchunk, The Stooges,... Posted: Apr 17, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Matt Hagarty
In this Article Artist(s) MINTO
Old Man Markley: “We’re punk rockers playing bluegrass!\

Old Man Markley: “We’re punk rockers playing bluegrass!"

On July 2nd I had the pleasure to interview Old Man Markley on tour with NOFX, & Teenage Bottle Rocket. With their hard work ethics they deserve every opportunity that comes their way. With their high-energy stage presence they give you a t... Posted: Oct 1, 2012
Author: Heather Furneaux
Published by: Absolute Underground
In this Article Artist(s) Old Man Markley
E-Choppers For Mobility

E-Choppers For Mobility

Bruce Dean’s story is one of inspiration and creativity. After a skiing accident left his knees badly injured he was prescribed a mobility scooter to help him get around, something he personally viewed as “a death sentence.” He did... Posted: Aug 5, 2015
Published by: Momentum Magazine Ltd.
Author: Jeremy Newcombe
In this Article Resource(s):

The Zone's Band Of The Month

Hush Hush Noise - Band Of The Month Posted: Feb 8, 2018
Published by: The Zone 91.3
In this Article Artist(s) Hush Hush Noise Resource(s): The Zone 91.3
Heather Midori Yamada at the Gage Gallery

Heather Midori Yamada at the Gage Gallery

Heather Midori Yamada presents “Found” October 29 - November 16, 2019 at the Gage Gallery Arts Collective Opening Reception is Oct 31 5-7pm. The Gage Gallery is located at 2031 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria, V8R 1E5  250-592-2760. Tuesd... Posted: Aug 30, 2019
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

Opening Doors for Artists

"As a writer, photographer and graphic design artist, I know how difficult it is to have a venue to showcase and sell my work. Also, there are not too many high salaries in the Arts field, and trying to make a decent income can be an uphill battle. Many p Posted: Apr 25, 2015
Published by: James Bay Beacon
Author: Doreen Marion Gee
In this Article Resource(s): ArtCommons.ca, Victoria Free-Net Association (ViFA.ca)
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
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
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) D'Arcy Briggs, The Delirians
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
Things Are Getting Hairy: Bison BC prepares for Dark Ages

Things Are Getting Hairy: Bison BC prepares for Dark Ages

“We weren’t necessarily going for an animal name,” Bison BC co-guitarist/ co-vocalist James Farwell tells me when I ask about the name Bison. “We’d tossed around these Godawful made up words - ‘what looks good in a good metal fo... Posted: Feb 19, 2010
Author: Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison
BISON HAVE HORNS

BISON HAVE HORNS

For those unknowing, Bison are Vancouver’s currently-reigning champions of The Riff, trafficking in mercilessly heavy, sludgy, and addictive sonic terror. Think discarded beer cans peppered with shotgun holes, full-size back-patches, pall... Posted: Apr 30, 2008
Author: Mr. Magic Chords
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison
GWAR Eternal: Blothar and Vulvatron on Oderus Urungus and the Persistence of GWAR

GWAR Eternal: Blothar and Vulvatron on Oderus Urungus and the Persistence of GWAR

Interview with Vulvatron, Blothar, and Pustulus Maximus in Vancouver for GWAR: Eternal tour. Posted: Nov 16, 2014
Author: Shane Lange
Published by: Factory Worker Media
In this Article Artist(s) GWAR Resource(s): The Commodore Ballroom, Live Nation
Jo-Anne Silverman at Gage Gallery

Jo-Anne Silverman at Gage Gallery

“Art makes a gift from the heart” Silverman’s background in community service comes forward in her solo LUSH exhibition. Each of the sixteen works at Gage Gallery are offered to customers on a “Pay as You Can” basis. Proceeds go to the Cool A Posted: Feb 12, 2020
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
In this Article Artist(s) Jo-Anne Sliverman
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