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[18 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on Exclusive interview with Slovenian activist Bozidar Radisic. | ]

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[23 May 2014 | Comments Off on Exclusive Interview with Robert Hampson from Loop | ]
Exclusive Interview with Robert Hampson from Loop

Robert Hampson in an exclusive interview with VanMusic told us about the origin of his music “I guess when we started the idea was to try to do something a little bit different, but we were very much influenced by regular stuff like The Velvets, MC5, The Stooges and by a lot of minimalist music like Steve Reich or what Glen Branca was doing, it was a way of making an amalgamation of that kind of sound but trying to make it a little bit different”

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[21 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Exclusive Interview with Rykka | ]
Exclusive Interview with Rykka

Interview with Rykka at the Peak Performance Showcase on September 19th 2013 at the Fortune Sound Club.

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[29 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]
Dream Big Says Brittney Grabill

Article by Damir Khamzin
What’s art? How do we motivate ourselves to pursue this? It’s a question that I can’t answer, and most likely never will be able to answer fully. In a city brimming with talent and hardworking individuals, a few tend to stand out because they have even more courage and dedication than the rest, and they don’t let other people’s opinions or social constraints hold them back in the slightest.

One of these artist is singer/songwriter Brittney Grabill. She is a young up and coming musician hailing from Edmonton, Alberta. Her work is the result of what seems to me like an ingrained happiness and courage to fight past all odds. Her sound: An eclectic mix of pop, folk and soul with a bit of a country flair.

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[13 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on VanMusic’s Exclusive Interview With Jimmy Cummins | ]
VanMusic’s Exclusive Interview With Jimmy Cummins

VanMusic: I’m here with Jimmy Cummins aka. I Braineater, well known musician and artist in Vancouver and Internationally around the world.

Jimmy Cummins: In various circle yes.

VM: So my first question for you is what came first your desire to make music or your need to create art?

JC: I started drawing when I was 3 or 4 years old, so I loved drawing from an early age. It’s been kind of a drive, I think you just get born with it or you don’t. And if you are born with it, the urge is always there. When the punk rock scene came around it was great because it was a time when the idea was, who cares?! Who cares if you don’t know how to do this or that. If you want to do it, then do it! So I was like I want to do it!

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[19 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on Exclusive Interview with Library Voices | ]
Exclusive Interview with Library Voices

Ever since I first heard “Drinking Games” as a free download on iTunes some 17 months ago, I knew there was something different yet fascinating about Library Voices. From the wonderful vocal harmony arrangements, to the subtle and truly odd noises in the background, it caught my ear—and my interest. If you own or have listened to any of their work from their two full length albums or their debut EP, Hunting Ghosts, you’ll likely know exactly what I’m talking about. As it goes with most music, however, they may not be your “bag”.

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[26 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on Exclusive video Interview Boogie Monster | ]
Exclusive video Interview Boogie Monster

Malcolm Holt from Gay 90s and Malcom and the Moonlight talks to Boogie Monster

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[16 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on Exclusive Interview with Richie Fudalewski from the Vancouver band, Diamond Dancer | ]
Exclusive Interview with Richie Fudalewski from the Vancouver band, Diamond Dancer

Hailing from the Pacific Northwest, Diamond Dancer is comprised of long-time friends and lovers who have traded in their dysfunctional hardcore punk rock past for twinkly guitar hooks and heartfelt vocals.

The band encapsulates a throwback indie, ’90s emo revival feel – tropes of somber music accompanied by a shy narrator singing seriously about mundane problems.

Some have named Diamond Dancer “true emo”, as well as one of the first “twinkledaddies” from Vancouver (and possibly Canada.)

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[25 Jul 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Exclusive interview with Corey Allan Hawkins from Azimyth

After 10 years of existence they went into the studio with Steve Albini to record the self title LP.

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[16 Jul 2011 | One Comment | ]
UNDER THE RADAR – HALLOW MOON INTERVIEW

VanMusic invited local, new band, Hallow Moon to an East Van backyard, recently, to speak more about their music and projects. It was quite the avant garde setting and scenario

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[12 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on Exclusive interview with Juno winner Alpha Yaya Diallo | ]
Exclusive interview with Juno winner Alpha Yaya Diallo

Alpha Yaya Diallo, guitarist, singer, songwriter is a three-time Juno Award winner. A true multi-cultural artist, he performs in French, English and his native Guinean languages of Fulani, Malinke, and Sosoxi. He was discovered in the late 1980’s by Peter Gabriel’s Real World Records when he was touring as the lead guitarist for the group Fatala.

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[12 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on 100 Monkeys Interview | ]
100 Monkeys Interview

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100 Monkeys –  Liquid Zoo

100 Monkeys are anything but typical. As their name might suggest, they are a little adventurous when it comes to all things music, but they take their craft quite seriously (in a fun-loving way of course). Sewn together by way of musical soul, 100 Monkeys are Lawrence “Uncle Larry” Abrams, Jerad Anderson, Jackson Rathbone, Ben Johnson and Ben Graupner. Taking their turns playing all instruments and singing (aka the “Monkey Switcheroo”), keeps this group creative, inspired and always creatively challenged.
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[28 Jun 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Exclusive Interview with Jon Anderson from legendary band YES

Jon Anderson is a legend in his own spare time as he jokes about it. He was the founder of the legendary band YES, lead singer and composer of many of the tracks including the hits “Owner of a lonely heart” “Leave It” and “It can happen”. YES was always labeled as a progressive rock band “there has always been progressive music, I don’t call it progressive rock, I would like to call it progressive music, we were not just progressive, our music was based on rock, jazz, folk, it was a combination of all that

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[30 May 2011 | Comments Off on In the House Festival: Interview with artistic director Miriam Steinberg | ]
In the House Festival: Interview with artistic director Miriam Steinberg

After 8 years, the In The House Festival has become a Vancouver institution, bringing intimate, live performances right into your neighbours’ livingrooms!

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[10 May 2011 | Comments Off on Sam Bradley and The Sam Bradley Band Interview | ]
Sam Bradley and The Sam Bradley Band Interview

Danica Stewart’s Interview with Sam Bradley and The Sam Bradley Band