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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
Last Plague / Hezzakya / Simian Rue

Last Plague / Hezzakya / Simian Rue

Royal Unicorn Cabaret April 25th, 2008 A pointless evening, overall; I came for Black Betty – Black Betty did not come! Ana was sick. They were replaced by the comparable, admirable Hezzakya, with huge double-stacks of amps-amps-amps ... Posted: May 6, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) Hezzakya, Simian Rue, Last Plague Resource(s): Royal Unicorn Cabaret
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

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
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Scatterheart, BIKE, Los Furios Resource(s): The Commodore Ballroom
ENGLISH MOTETS

ENGLISH MOTETS

ENGLISH MOTETS The Gesualdo Six / Owain Park · Hyperion CDA68256 The Gesualdo Six hardly need a review of this their debut CD: within days of its release around Easter it was top of the iTunes classical chart. The CD is a collection of E... Posted: Jul 13, 2018
Author: Stuart Robinson
Published by: RSCM
In this Article Artist(s) The Gesualdo Six Resource(s): St James' Church
Scatterheart: Redefining the Rainbow

Scatterheart: Redefining the Rainbow

There aren’t a lot of modern rock bands running around spouting an ethos of love, harmony and goodwill toward one other. In a market where the gloomy, aggressive or just plain aloof is king, you wouldn't think these kinds of happy cuddly ... Posted: Jun 29, 2008
Author: Nathan Pike
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Scatterheart
Start Your Weekend Off Right with Everybody Left

Start Your Weekend Off Right with Everybody Left

A review of Everybody Left's Season One (2009 - 13) compilation album. Posted: Jun 2, 2015
Author: Zev
Published by: The Indie Blender
In this Article Artist(s) Everybody Left Resource(s): Outer City

Beck

Perhaps more so than any other artist of his generation, Beck is a master of mutation, reinventing himself with each tour and album. Recent Beck tours have featured lavish, gimmicky stage shows, including life-size marionettes and kitchen t... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Author: Alex Hudson
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Beck Resource(s): The Orpheum

Minto CD Review

Lay it On Me Self-distributed Waa-BOOM! With an album title ripped from frontman Ryan Hoben’s muscleman tattoos, indiefolkrocksters Minto punch it open with sludgy dirge, “New Bones” – formerly a chooglin’ alt-country number i... Posted: Jul 9, 2009
Author: Nathan Pike
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) MINTO

Still Blue Reveiw

Bill Johnson has made a fantastic release that we highly recommend. Posted: Apr 18, 2017
Author: Bluesy Luc - Belgium
Published by: Rootstime Online Radio and Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Bill Johnson Blues Band
Stand Down C.D. Release Party

Stand Down C.D. Release Party

The Glim Project / Incura / Stand Down / Hezzakya Stand Down C.D. Release Party The Penthouse, Fri. May 9th Edward Dinsley I hate being the reviewer who turns up late to a show and all but misses the opening act. Unfortunately, I was... Posted: May 26, 2008
Author: Edward Dinsley
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Hezzakya, GLIM Project, Stand Down, Incura Resource(s): The Penthouse
White Lung/Crystal Antlers/Fucked Up

White Lung/Crystal Antlers/Fucked Up

White Lung/Crystal Antlers/Fucked Up @ Richard’s on Richards September 7th 2008 The sparse crowd was bewitched by the androgynous shrieking of White Lung’s Mish. As our ears would testify, there may have been no sound check and we we... Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Carolla Goetze
In this Article Artist(s) White Lung, Fucked Up, Crystal Antlers Resource(s): Richard's On Richards

Summer & The Sinners – Can’t Keep a Good Girl Down – Independent

Summer & The Sinners – Can’t Keep a Good Girl Down – Independent - by Dave Harris Let me preface this review by saying I’ve known Summer since she was barely out of her teens and coming out to sit in or jam at various venu... Posted: Mar 2, 2016
Author: -By Dave Harris
Published by: FaceBook
In this Article Artist(s) Summer and The Sinners, Ross Damude, Brian Hay
THE HOTEL LOBBYISTS

THE HOTEL LOBBYISTS

Eazy-E, Bone Thugs, Big Tymers, you name it: the bitches-n-money ghetto-rap is slamming the minute I crack the door. Jordie Dammet, bassist for bar-rock goodboys The Hotel Lobbyists (and sideman for country boozer, Shiloh Lindsey), is boot-... Posted: Apr 1, 2008
Author: Dave Bertrand
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Hotel Lobbyists
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