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[19 Nov 2010 | One Comment | ]
UBC World AIDS Week 2010

Nov 22nd- 26
Make ART for AIDS + Pose-itvely HIV
11am- 2pm SUB Entrance + Buch MASS, Canvasses, art supplies, camera supplied, You complete the picture/photo
Nov 26
Rubber Soul: Rock For AIDS Concert
8:00pm-1:00am at The Pit + Gallery, 7 Local musicians + 5 Hours rocking out
Tix @ Outpost: $12 in advance/$15 at the door. All proceeds go to fight HIV/AIDS
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a disease of the human immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). This condition progressively reduces the effectiveness of the immune system and leaves individuals susceptible to opportunistic infections and tumors. HIV is transmitted through direct contact of a mucous membrane or the bloodstream with a bodily fluid containing HIV, such as blood, semen, vaginal fluid, preseminal fluid, and breast milk.

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[25 May 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
Made In Japan

A Japanese indie music festival touring Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal
For the amount of references to Japan, and Japanese culture there are in western music, it’s surprising how little we know about the Japanese music scene.  I’m not talking the cutesy sweet J-Pop, or the traditional folk music we’ve all heard, those are just stereotypes, I’m talking the rock and roll, the punk rock, and the independent groups that thrive across the pacific.

On Saturday night at the Biltmore Cabaret it was a prime opportunity to hear some new and up-and-coming bands …

Canadian Bands, Featured, Live Video, Rock, Vancouver »

[2 Feb 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
Mother Mother

Vancouver Canada’s Mother Mother are generating much recognition with their original approach to modern pop/rock music; a beautifully bent portrait of vocal harmony, clever, offbeat lyricism, and dynamic instrumentation. Their sound is best encapsulated on their sophomore album, O My Heart, produced by Howard Redekopp (Tegan and Sara, The New Pornographers) and Mother Mother’s own frontman, Ryan Guldemond.

Canadian Bands, Hip-hop, Live Video, Reggae, Rock, Vancouver »

[27 Nov 2009 | Comments Off on Your House | ]
Your House

Ladies and Gentlemen, this is Your House…
Your House was formed in 2006 as an amalgamation of two bands, one with reggae tones and the other a mix of hip-hop and rock. Each member possessed a different musical talent and influence from a particular genre. After much experimentation, this new group eventually found their sound in a unique middle ground, blending all of their individual niches to produce a dynamic and intriguing mix.

Acoustic, Featured, Folk, Live Video, Vancouver »

[11 Nov 2009 | Comments Off on Headwater | ]

Headwater is one of my favorite Vancouver music bands.

These guys have earned the reputation as being “One of the finest acoustic groups around the old-fashioned folk.” No longer just Vancouver’s best kept secret, Headwater is on a European tour until March 1st 2010 when they’re back on Saltspring Island playing at Fulford Hall.