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Artist’s work dazzles, yet capital doesn’t see the light

In his basement bachelor suite, Lyle Schultz makes visually striking, confident and entirely personal paintings. He has the determination to make a living at it, operating outside the system. Upcoming for Schultz are shows at Lady Marmalade café, Metchos
Published by: Times Colonist
Author: Robert Amos

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
Author: Shane Lange
Published by: Factory Worker Media

Glorywhore Finds the Beauty in Sleaze.

Glorywhore is a great name, and when playing with HookerPop, it's awesome. In the first week of the New Year, I went to the Princeton to check out Glorywhore. What I got was a petite Suicide Girl, Maiwan, with her incredible scratchy growl ...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Tanya Harding

Bright Lights Bold City

Published by: Douglas Magazine
Author: Alex Van Tol

Interview with Dope Soda

Interview with Dope Soda was done in June, 2012 by D'Arcy Briggs Ska Fest: When and where do you guys meet? When did you decide to form the band?   Dope Soda: Well Dope Soda was a project I have been wanting to do for a v...

Start Your Weekend Off Right with Everybody Left

A review of Everybody Left's Season One (2009 - 13) compilation album.
Author: Zev
Published by: The Indie Blender

As I Lay Dying / Misery Signals / August Burns Red / Evergreen Terrace

As I Lay Dying / Misery Signals / August Burns Red / Evergreen Terrace Croatian Cultural Centre, Tuesday April 29th Until this impeccably brutal show, I believed the Croatian Cultural Centre was to be avoided at all costs, but the na...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Edward Dinsley

Japandroids – Lullaby Death Jams – Independent

The Japandroids are a two piece guitar wailing, drum pounding, singing machine, (do droids get angry when you call them machines?) and ‘Lullaby Death Jams’ is their recipe for a good time. It’s made up of five interestingly good track...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile

Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra charm hometown crowd

Victoria’s Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra recently played Upstairs Cabaret here in their hometown of Victoria with locals Compassion Gorilla and Carousels opening up. There was a strong sense of community and no shortage of dancing at the ...
Author: Matt O'Connor
Published by: Nexus

Carcass at The Commodore Ballroom

It’s been six long years since Carcass were last in Western Canada, and in the months since the Decibel Tour was announced, an electric atmosphere of anticipation has grown to a fever pitch for tonight’s show. This is shown from the ear...
Published by: LiveVan
Author: Rich Taylor

(Album Review) Angela Verbrugge: The Night We Couldn’t Say Good Night

"This is a stunning debut album for Angela Verbrugge. Simply stunning!", Toronto Music Report writer Raul da Gama raves.
Author: Raul de Gama
Published by: Toronto Music Report

Top 10 Albums of 2012

2012 was a great year for ska and reggae music. We've produced a list of what we feel are the top 10 albums that were the best of the genre in 2012.

How I unearthed a long-lost Toronto prog rock album

Martin Springett's The Gardening Club is cosmic Canadiana at its best, and his story is a CanCon prog rock version of the Searching For Sugar Man saga
Author: Ed Kanerva
Published by: Now Toronto

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Randall McGinnis at Xchanges Gallery.

Xchanges Gallery Is delighted to host PHOTOTEXTRINUM by Randall McGinnis in its physical space September 4-20, 2020 Randall McGinnis at Xchanges Gallery. COVID measures are in place. The artist can welcome four visitors to the gallery...
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
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