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[6 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on The Morning After Show Podcast February 2, 2016 | ]
The Morning After Show Podcast February 2, 2016

Hosts: Jordan Vanmusic Grey, Chapa Guzman and John Prentice for a weekly showcase of local music, and lively interviews with musical guests…every Tuesday 11:30am – 1pm.

This week’s telephone interview was with Kyle Fury frontman and lead singer of the local ska band called Los Furios, and a you tube interview with Rob “Bucket” Hingley frontman ans lead Singer from The Toasters, a legendary ska band from NYC.

Featured, Free Downloads, Press Release »

[13 Jan 2015 | Comments Off on 2015’s Sex War LP, The Story and More | ]
2015’s Sex War LP, The Story and More

From the season premier of Witches of Eastend to international remixes in over 35 countries, Los Angeles-based songwriting duo James Coleman and Diwon are spreading worldwide their unique brand of epic dream-like pop through their new joint venture, Bonhom

Canadian Bands, CD Release, Edmonton, Interview, News, Rock, Soul, Vancouver »

[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.

Festivals, Headline »

[15 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on POP Montreal International Music Festival | ]
POP Montreal International Music Festival

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FESTIVAL NEWS: RADIO RADIO, AUSTRA + SNEAK PEEK AT THE SEGMENTS

Oh my lord. It’s a little over a month before the festival. EEEKS! We’re actually in the middle of finalizing our entire program. We go to print in a few days with a fancy, sexy and colorful edition. Until then, we have a few more gems to tide you over. Fresh off the HUGE Osheaga festival, we are pleased to announce that Radio Radio, Austra and Yukon Blonde will be joining the POP party. We are also happy to add …

Featured, Jays Word, Show Reviews »

[12 Feb 2012 | 7 Comments | ]
Diamond Dancer Review From The Railway Club

Their sound was full and vibrant and those twinkly guitar hooks had me feeling like I was at a show that was a mixing of early Smashing Pumpkins, Silversun Pickups and My Bloody Valentine.

Canadian Bands, Featured, Jays Word, Show Reviews »

[4 Feb 2012 | One Comment | ]
Jakalope and Left Spine Down Review from The Biltmore

On Thursday February 2nd 2012 a mere hop into the ever aforementioned final year of mankind, I decided to take the year by the horns so to speak and went to The Biltmore to check out Jakalope.

Live Video, News »

[23 Dec 2011 | Comments Off on Young Liars Sign with Nettwerk Records | ]
Young Liars Sign with Nettwerk Records

I just listened to a couple of tracks from these guys and they have a good thing going. Some catchy pop grooves with changes and builds that have a dance feel. Think I’m gonna keep my eye on them.

Albums, Canadian Bands, EP Review, Featured, Jays Word »

[7 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Kidstreet – Review and Preview For Their Debut Album “Fuh Yeah | ]
Kidstreet – Review and Preview For Their Debut Album “Fuh Yeah

Kidstreet’s debut album “Fuh Yeah” is fun fast erotic electronica with hints of retro synth-pop.

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[27 Oct 2011 | Comments Off on Rolling Oyster Review With Paper Lions, Good For Grapes & The Slovos | ]
Rolling Oyster Review With Paper Lions, Good For Grapes & The Slovos

By the end of the evening the crowd had gathered around the center of the bar in a circle around the band for the final sing along of the night. Paper Lions had a way of bringing everyone together and making us new friends while at the same time making us all feel like very old friends who hadn’t seen each other in ages, marking the close of a pretty sweet night on the Vancouver music scene.

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[20 Oct 2011 | Comments Off on Paper Lions – Rolling Oyster Review | ]
Paper Lions – Rolling Oyster Review

Wednesday October 26th. The Cobalt gets classy and oysters will be served. Seriously. Oysters will be served… I don’t think I’ve ever eaten an oyster. Look for an interview and review soon!

Alternative, Canadian Bands, Featured, Folk-Rock, pop, Rock, Vancouver »

[2 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]
The Harvest

Their influences are wide and various, from the Ramones and Sublime, to Butch Walker, No Doubt and Motley Crue.

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[4 May 2011 | Comments Off on Review For The Artist Life’s New Album “Impossible” | ]
Review For The Artist Life’s New Album “Impossible”

Their radio friendly riffs, fast harmonies and quick melodies are sure to fill young iphones and ipods across the continent. Would I buy Impossible? Being that I’m in my thirties, it’s not quite my style. But if I was seventeen or I wanted to reminisce about being seventeen then I would probably buy it and dance in the living room at a friend’s house party with a girl I’m hoping to make out with and I would love every minute of it.

Indie, Live Video, Ontario, pop, Rock, Toronto »

[24 Mar 2011 | Comments Off on The Golden Dogs | ]
The Golden Dogs

On the surface of their current record (about which Grassia and Azzolini say is their best work), one can easily hear the classic ‘Golden Dog’ sound and feel the familiar frantic bop and bounce that has always been their calling card.

Acoustic, Alternative, experimental, Indie, pop, Vancouver »

[1 Jan 2011 | One Comment | ]
Hún

Vancouver based singer-songwriter, Hún
Hún (pronounced [huːn], as in hoon) is a singer-songwriter, composer, producer and multimedia artist of South Korean origin, born 1986 in Seoul. Currently based in Vancouver, Canada. Having spent childhood immersed in musical influences ranging from french impressionists, scandinavian and irish scenes, he became serious about music composition by the time he reached high school. Hún is very open in terms of medium and genre, constantly evolving as a musician and very passionate about putting together abstract emotive elements consisting of unique melodies, harmonies, structure and sonorities in order to create an experience that has both sublime and real-life, aesthetic and sensual value. He believes in a genuine kind of positive energy and powerful emotional communication via music.

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[3 Oct 2010 | Comments Off on Cameron Scott Fraser | ]
Cameron Scott Fraser

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After rising through the ranks of Vancouver’s burgeoning music scene as part of Mint Record’s indie-pop darlings, Bella, Cameron Scott Fraser has decided to forge ahead on his own and pursue a new direction.
Thirteen years after picking up his first guitar, Cameron has recently released his debut solo effort, “Promised Land”.  Drawing from the influences that led him to fall in love with music in the first place, namely mid-to-late 90’s gems such as R.E.M.‘s “Automatic For the People”, Radiohead‘s “The Bends”, The Verve‘s “Urban Hymns” and Travis‘ …