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[11 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Ponytails – A four piece psychedelic band

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Ponytails are a four piece psychedelic band out of Vancouver. Grab a slice of pizza, light some candles and enjoy our chill sounds!
“Interesting guitar riffs, distant-sounding vocals, and crashing, high energy choruses are what separates the band from being just another indie band.”
Ponytails came to fruition in March 2016, spawned from best friends Harvey Merrit (vocals, bass) and Travis Goeres (lead guitar) love of pizza and the theme music of Sylvester Stallone movies. Liam Ness (bass, rhythm guitar, vocals) and Simon Furminger (drums, vocals) joined in late March and in …

Calgary, Featured, phsychedelia, shows »

[30 Jun 2013 | Comments Off on Calgary Psych Festival in Vancouver | ]
Calgary Psych Festival in Vancouver

Three of the craziest, radest bands from Cowtown will psyche the hell out of you. Robot Workers, All Hands on Jane and Lab Coast will converge in an epic concert at the B EX like Vancouver hasn’t seen before. 1143 Kingsway.

Canadian Bands, Indie, phsychedelia, Vancouver »

[18 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Fine Times | ]
Fine Times

Fine Times will be playing on October 19th at the British Ex-Servicemen Association with We Need Surgery and Bristol Scout. 1143 Kingsway. Vancouver pop psychedelic band Fine Times just topped CiTR charts for the month of September.

Vancouver pop psychedelic band Fine Times just topped CiTR charts for the month of September. The band which includes Juice (drums), Jahmeel Russel (guitar), and Max Sample (keys) just released their self titled album on Light Organ records, recorded by Howard Redekopp (Mother Mother, Tegan and Sara, The New Pornographers, etc).

Alternative Rock, Canadian Bands, Indie, phsychedelia, Rock, Vancouver »

[5 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Quit The City | ]
Quit The City

The band was formed in Calgary two years ago by two musicians eager to play music. It seems that a lot of Calgarians are coming to town to become part of the musical movement that is happening right here in our city. This exodus of musicians is benefiting our community by bringing new sounds and new energy, Quit The City is an example of that. Don’t miss the electrifying experience of their reverberations of their psyche.

British Columbia, Canadian Bands, Featured, Folk-Rock, Indie, phsychedelia, Vancouver »

[23 Jul 2012 | Comments Off on Capitol 6 | ]
Capitol 6

Capitol 6 are a psych-pop band from Vancouver BC. Their off-kilter hypnotic pop music is influenced by late 60’s bands like The Velvet Underground or 13th Floor Elevators, but their song writing owes more Neil Young or Big Star.

phsychedelia, PodCasts, the morning after show »

[10 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Places with Faces | ]
Places with Faces

Psychedelic band is ready to make waves in Vancouver with their trippy, well crafted music. They have two EPs Welcome to the Planetarium and the new one is Moon Aura and they are working on an acoustic album called Purple Sun. “We like to call it sonic rock whatever that is, sort of cracking the distortion a bit and definitively some psychedelic there” tells me Caelin Roza one of the members and singers, “We have three lead singers, kind of Eagles style”.

Alternative, Canadian Bands, Featured, Indie, Live Video, phsychedelia, Vancouver »

[7 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Sunny Pompeii | ]
Sunny Pompeii

Sunny Pompeii is a Vancouver psychedelic pop band. Their music is like the weather – it’s hard to explain how it all works but it makes you feel good.

Blues, Canadian Bands, Funk, Live Video, phsychedelia, Rock, Vancouver »

[28 Apr 2011 | Comments Off on The Niche | ]
The Niche

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What is a Niche?

Formed in 2010 by former members of Kick the Ashes (guitar,vocals,drums), The Niche are a Vancouver based band consisting of vocalist, Gabriel Savage, guitarist, Ryley Kirkpatrick, Cory Wiebe playing bass, Kaylar Chan switching between Keys & Sax, Mario Beer on percussion and Gabriel Savage on vocals.
The Niche has recently started work on the recording of an EP which is planned to be available by the summer!
For a better idea of they are check out  their website and other social media links!

Check them …

Canadian Bands, Indie, phsychedelia, pop, Vancouver »

[24 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Symphony in DeMeanor | ]
Symphony in DeMeanor

The band is based in Vancouver, BC, Canada, but their music has been played, downloaded and sold throughout the world, particularly overseas in mainland Europe and the United Kingdom. Their style is described as Classic Rock / Pop / Psychedelic. The band has had some good reviews in the past.”Lonely Fool” was released as a single, and then included on their 2004 debut release “The First One”, which went on to win the “2005 Best Album” award from the International On-Line Music Awards an award it received after over 15,000 ballots were cast.

phsychedelia, Progressive, Rock, Seattle, USA »

[16 Jan 2011 | Comments Off on Lena Lou | ]
Lena Lou

Conceived in 2004 by guitarist Tasha Spizelli; Lena Lou is a Seattle based Post-Rock band (managed and signed by Viscussi Productions) with thought provoking, melodic/nostalgic & sometimes “trippy” riffs. Known best for their loud precise emotionally charged live shows, a dedicated fan base that is spread internationally, and a frenzy that has been created over them through word of mouth as a must see act.

, as well as a force to be reckoned with. Regularly featured on various websites, in papers, and on radio, trekking the world in every way possible. The recently FREE digitally released ” The Live EP” recieved over 300+ downloads in it’s first four days available and hundreds more after that.

Canadian Bands, Live Video, Montreal, phsychedelia, pop, Progressive, Quebec, Rock »

[5 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
The Jon Cohen Experimental

The Jon Cohen Experimental is the brainchild band of Montreal musician & songwriter Jonathan Cohen. Having been a key member of such diverse and popular bands as The Dears, The Social Register, JF Robitaille, and many more, Jon formed his own group as a response to over a decade of service to the prolific Montreal music scene. The band was formed in the spring of 2006 when Jon began carving out his own musical path.

Alternative Rock, Featured, Indie, Live Video, phsychedelia, Vancouver »

[2 Jan 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Black Mountain: The Best Vancouver band of 2010

Could Black Mountain be the best indie band in Vancouver?

Alternative, Alternative Rock, experimental, Folk-Rock, Funk, Garage, phsychedelia, PodCasts, Punk, the morning after show »

[20 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on Podcast December 14 2010 | ]
Podcast December 14 2010

Your future favourite song is here in this show, so be part of the movement. Every Tuesday at 11:30 AM PT on CiTR 101.9 FM or www.citr.ca I always play local musicians, like John Pippus, The Wizerdz, Henry and the Nightcrawlers, Bradley, The SSRIS, really cool bands.I also played some heavier stuff from this point and local heavier stuff like The Executives, Sinister Black and more music from different parts of the world

Blues, experimental, Featured, International, Jazz, Live Video, phsychedelia »

[17 Dec 2010 | One Comment | ]
Captain Beefheart dies

The Captain has left the ship. Click for bio and videos.