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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
Awakening Memory

Awakening Memory

Open Space presents Awakening Memory featuring artists Sonny Assu, lessLIE, and Marianne Nicolson. March 24 - April 29, 2017. Posted: Mar 25, 2017
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
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):
“Fergot Mu\' Biscuits:” On the Deathstar Tour with The Pack A.D. (Part One!)

“Fergot Mu' Biscuits:” On the Deathstar Tour with The Pack A.D. (Part One!)

These gals...crazy. Vancouver to Toronto for a single gig. Fly home. Immediately pack the tour van. Cross the border at night. Drive 15 hours to a poorly attended Monday night show in Denver. Who does that? The Pack A.D., mofo, that's who.... Posted: May 6, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: David Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) The Pack A.D. Resource(s): sxsw

Canadian artist takes on giant toymaker Mattel over trademark of her name

Who has the right to sell dolls and related merchandise in Canada using the trademark, "Caroline"? Currently, that right belongs to Victoria, B.C. artist Carollyne Yardley, but she's being challenged by multi-billion dollar toymaker Mattel, who wants to s Posted: May 10, 2014
Published by: CBC.ca
Author: CBC
In this Article Artist(s) Carollyne Yardley
IN SEARCH OF THE SOURCE OF THE TALE: AN INTERVIEW WITH TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN OF NIGHTWISH

IN SEARCH OF THE SOURCE OF THE TALE: AN INTERVIEW WITH TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN OF NIGHTWISH

“You shouldn’t start telling a story if you don’t have a story to tell.” From his seat in the lunch room of Vancouver’s Orpheum Theatre, Tuomas Holopainen leans forward and speaks into the digital audio recorder resting on the coffee table in fr Posted: Apr 28, 2015
Author: Shane Lange
Published by: Factory Worker Media
In this Article Artist(s) Nightwish
BISON: Locking Horns with Blades of Metal

BISON: Locking Horns with Blades of Metal

Over a pitcher of Molson Canadian at the Princeton Pub, while a startlingly able roots-rock ensemble hosts the open stage night behind our table, we ask Bison’s vocalist-guitarist James Farwell how he feels about his band’s recent signi... Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Author: Ferdy belland
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison
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

Paul McKenzie Interview Part 2

Paul McKenzie Interview Part 2 CJ: The band formed in 1992. How was starting a punk project in the high-age of grunge music? Paul: I could bend your ear for an hour with a question like that. We knew some bands in Seattle that would set... Posted: Apr 17, 2009
Author: CJ Leon
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Real McKenzies, Paul McKenzie
Thee Manipulators

Thee Manipulators

Thee Manipulators The morning after I first saw local 5 piece garage rock band Thee Manipulators I woke up with two maracas in my bed and a lot more pins on my jacket. Strangely, I had acquired a pin of an intoxicated/hungry looking fe... Posted: Aug 5, 2009
Author: Kyla V
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Thee Manipulators
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

Trish Shwart's Factory and Fetishes

This is the Sleep Factory, Trish Shwart’s exhibition at Martin Batchelor Gallery that opened on November 7th, with a persuasive performance by the artist as a marketeer, and continues with a visual smorgasbord of parodies that explore the commodificatio Posted: Feb 22, 2016
Published by: www.artstance.org
Author: Connie Morey
In this Article Artist(s) Trish Shwart
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
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
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