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[17 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on The Morning After Show Podcast February 16, 2016 | ]
The Morning After Show Podcast February 16, 2016

Today was a special show that was 2 1/2 hours long with Host Jordan VanMusic Grey. Jordan was left to man the show by himself and he had a lot of fun with musical guests Coldwater Bootlaggers. Over 30 songs were played for your listening pleasure of local bands as well as some international bands that Oswaldo have found in Europe.

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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.

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[6 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on The Morning After Show Podcast February 9, 2016 | ]
The Morning After Show Podcast February 9, 2016

In today’s show we have an interview by Oswaldo. Interview with Vedran Mujagic bass player from Dubioza kolektiv in Sarajevo. We talk about cleaning the streets of Vancouver as well as some really cool Vancouver Bands. Also we talk about Race For A Cure that was happening outside of our studio. As well we talk about The Toasters and Los Furios show that was at the Rickshaw.

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[31 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on The Morning After Show Episode January 26, 2016 | ]
The Morning After Show Episode January 26, 2016

Join Hosts Jordan Vanmusic Grey, Chapa Guzman and John Prentice for a weekly showcase of local music, and lively interviews with musical guests.

This week we interviewed local Singer Songwriters Josie Aileen Patterson ( Cozy ) and Clare Twiddy, they played live on air, so please sit back and listen to this podcast. Each week we will bring interesting music stories and the latest in Vancouver’s Indie Music scene.

Canadian Bands, Featured, Reggae, Ska, Vancouver »

[6 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on Warless | ]
Warless

Warless is a ska, reggae, funky, danceable, fun band from Vancouver. A furiously fun musical hybrid dance-a-thon that beams positivity through intimate Westcoast stories powerfully rooted in funky, Graceland beats and ripping, old time guitar licks.

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[3 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on *CANCELED* Legendary band The Toasters coming to Vancouver January 28th at the Hindenburg | ]

VanMusic and Super Chido productions are glad to present one of the best and original ska bands in the world: The iconic New York band The Toasters at the brand new The Hindenburg on January 28th. With very special guests The Elixxxirs and Devil in the Wood Shack. Tickets 12 in advanced and 15 at the door. Doors at 8 PM Music at 9 Sharp. Tickets available at Neptoon, Red Cat, Highlife and Zulu records on sale Friday 5th 19+

The Toasters were one of the first American bands in the third wave of ska, and are one of the longest active third wave ska bands. They have released nine studio albums, most of them on Moon Ska Records.

Festivals, Headline, Ska, Victoria »

[20 Jun 2014 | Comments Off on Ska Fest in Victoria BC July 1st to the 5th | ]

This year the festival is happy to featuire bands like Shaggy, Fishbone, The Expanders, Los Rastrillos from Mexico, Providencia from Colombia, The Aggrolites from California, Barrington Levy, Zvuloon Dub System from Israel plus local bands The Brass Action, Giraffe Aftermath, The Ponderosas, Dope Soda from Nanaimo, The Skinny from Montreal, Mad Bomber Society and from Victoria Sweet Leaf among other musicians that will make Victoria the ska capital of the world during the first week of July. For the complete schedule check here

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[16 May 2013 | Comments Off on David Hillyard & Rocksteady 7 coming to Vancouver’s FanClub on July 11th. | ]
David Hillyard & Rocksteady 7 coming to Vancouver’s FanClub on July 11th.

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 David Hillyard & Rocksteady 7 coming to Vancouver’s FanClub on July 11th.

The Victoria Ska Society has teamed up with VanMusic to bring Rocksteady 7, the band of legendary sax player David Hillyard. Hillyard is the renoun sax player of The Slackers from New York and has played with the Heptones, Donkey Show, Chris Murray among others. The event is sponsored by CiTR radio 101.9 FM and CJSF 90.1 FM.
Thursday July 11th at FanClub 1050 Granville.
12 dollars at the door.
Plus Special guests from the local ska scene.
The Rocksteady 7, mixes instrumental Jamaican …

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[26 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on The Get Down and Banana Fish Dance Orchestra At The Media Club – Review | ]
The Get Down and Banana Fish Dance Orchestra At The Media Club – Review

When the crowd chants for more you give them what they want. MORE!!! They clearly take having a good time seriously as they do it so well and that’s what they pass along to their audience at a live show, a serious good time.

Canadian Bands, Jazz, Live Video, Punk, Reggae, Ska, Vancouver »

[13 Oct 2011 | Comments Off on The Brass Action | ]
The Brass Action

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Vancouver Based Band The Brass Action

The Brass Action is a Vancouver based, high-energy, horn-driven, ska band!  With two loud horns, we’ve been making noise in Vancouver for the past 3 years.  We’re a 6-piece band that mashes jazz, reggae, ska, and punk into one big ball of flaming music and spits it out at anybody within earshot. Be prepared to dance, skank, mosh, sweat, and find out why we’re called The Brass Action.  We are an independent band and we just released our first EP after many long hard years …

Funk, Indie, Montreal, Ska »

[15 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on The Hangers | ]
The Hangers

This Montreal band plays a hard reggae or is it a fast blues? I think is funk with Latin influences, or is it Quebecois influences? I can hear some Santana in their music and a lot of Ska. The first song of their latest album Take Your Ticket is really energetic. I am sure this Montreal band make audiences jump into the dance floor. Postcard is more of a Caribbean tune, check the song at the bottom of the post. I like when they sing in French like in the song I’m on a roll. Late Night is the perfect party song. The rest of the CD is closer to ska. The Hangers is an interesting band to listen and they are back in full force with Take Your Ticket

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[20 Jun 2011 | One Comment | ]
Victoria’s 11th Annual Ska Festival

Victoria’s Annual Ska Festival is the largest and longest running festival of its kind in in North America and has become one of Canada’s most anticipated music festivals. The festival represents the growing participation and interest in ska music, its related genres and sub-cultures by hundreds of thousands of people in Victoria and the rest of Vancouver Island, Vancouver, Lower Mainland British Columbia and the rest of the world.

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[29 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on Ninja Funk Orchestra | ]
Ninja Funk Orchestra

An indie jazz-rock band who stretches genre limits to create an eclectic mix of what could best be referred to as danceable funked-up jazz-metal.

Canadian Bands, Dub, Live Video, Reggae, Ska, Vancouver »

[2 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on Phatty Phatty And The Roaches | ]
Phatty Phatty And The Roaches

Phatty Phatty And The Roaches are an amazing ska, reggae, dub band. We’ve been playing them a lot on Friday Sunrise on 101.9FM in Vancouver. Definitely a local band worth checking out!

Phatty Phatty arrived via The Mothership in Vancouver, BC, Canada sometime just after the year 2000 (details can get hazy). The Phatty’s play an extraterrestrial blend of reggae, dub, ska, with a taste of just about anything else. Bring yer dancing shoes to a Phatty’s show (blue suede if ya got em), cause that’s what’s it all about!

Live Video, Reggae, Rock, Ska, Vancouver »

[3 Dec 2009 | One Comment | ]
SkaBoom!

In November 1986, one of Vancouver’s legendary Ska bands was born. SkaBoom! exploded onto the Vancouver Music scene with sold out shows since their first gig on February 8th 1987 at the Town Pump. SkaBoom was one of Vancouver’s most popular bands and became a regular headline act at many of Vancouver’s Live Music Venues such as the Town Pump, Commodore Ballroom, the Roxy & 86 St.