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[1 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on Joe Turner’s ‘Seven Songs of Sorrow’ Review | ]
Joe Turner’s ‘Seven Songs of Sorrow’ Review

Joe Turner’s CD title “Seven Songs of Sorrow” is the perfect story to a horrific ending. The journey Joe brings you on starts off with what you would expect just coming out of a break up that you did not see coming.

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[12 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on SHOREfest 2012 Review | ]
SHOREfest 2012 Review

I had the privilege to be invited to enjoy all the entertainment as a media guest. The shows I saw on August 1rst and 4th were simply amazing. The talented artistic band The Trews, jest. blah etc. etc. Yes, seeing the live acts was so cool… but it also made me sad to realise how much of the other amazing acts I missed on the other 3 nights of the festivities

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[21 Mar 2012 | One Comment | ]
Exclusive Joyce Collingwood Interview and Podcast

Valentine Records and VanMusic Interview Joyce Collingwood!

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[12 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on Leonard Cohen Album Review ‘Old Ideas’ | ]
Leonard Cohen Album Review ‘Old Ideas’

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‘Old Ideas’ By Leonard Cohen!

When I was asked to review Leonard Cohen’s new CD I was overjoyed! I have always been influenced by Leonard and was looking forward to his album release “Old Ideas” before even being given the honor of reviewing it.
One of the things that I like about listening to a new album is rushing through the first time and quickly listening to all the songs and then sit back and really take in the music the second time. With ‘Old Ideas’ its really hard to rush through …

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[13 Jan 2012 | One Comment | ]
The Grey Matters Personal Year In Review Of 2011 Part 2

I had a great time going to different festivals and taking advantage of all the shows. For a lot of the shows I got to personally meet the entertainers and the people working behind the scene

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[5 Jan 2012 | One Comment | ]
The Grey Matters Personal Year In Review Of 2011

2011 was a memorable year for events, festivals and hockey! This year has been full new and exciting things for me! I decided to take myself away a little more from the computer and start attending more events. I have talked to a lot of you on different social media sites and through email but there was never a personal face between us. 2011 was a year that I got to personally meet a lot of you. These are just a few of things that I got to do and some of the events and festivals that I have attended, worked with or organized. It really all started in January…

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[17 Dec 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
The Reckoners | The Cory Woodward Band | Redgy Blackout Show Review

Ricardo Khayatte from The Reckoners invited me as their guest to the show on Decemeber 14th 2011. As a added bonus to the night there was a kick ass bill lined up!

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[16 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on VanMusic’s Open Mic – Nov 15th 2011 | ]
VanMusic’s Open Mic – Nov 15th 2011

Tuesday nights at Displace Hashery in Kits keep getting better and better!

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[18 Sep 2011 | One Comment | ]
VIFF Presents: The Boy Mir: Ten Years in Afghanistan

Phil Grabsky’s “The Boy Mir: Ten Years in Afghanistan” is the sequel to the 2004’s rural Afghan drama “The Boy Who Plays on the Buddhas of Bamiyan”

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[2 Sep 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Vancouver International Film Festival Presents “Benda Bilili”

Ricky who has a dream to make Staff Benda Bilili the best band in Congo Kinshasa. Benda Bilili is a group of homeless handicapped musicians who live around the grounds of the zoo in Kinshasa.

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[20 Jun 2011 | One Comment | ]
Spookhaus Live On The Drive-Car Free Day 2011

With his ripped up jersey covered in blood, a skull mask and a hockey helmet with a bloody bear paw on the back, this caught my attention! Not only was his guitar riffs tight and solid, I wanted to find out his message.

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[16 Jun 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Hockey Riots in Vancouver 2011

I am so disturbed by what happened last night! That was some of the craziest shit that I witnessed as a journalist. We took a perfectly good thing and made it into a bad thing. Instead of celebrating how far me made it in the playoffs, a few disrespectful punks have now marked Vancouver as “The No Fun City”! Never again will we be able to gather in the streets together as a city and cheers on together for a good thing. We all said that we were more grown up then 94, but these few young shit heads just wanted to pretend to be cool and a part of something. Well how about being apart of something special, something we call the Canada Way, something to be proud of instead of ashamed of how the rest of Canada will now always look at us.

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[26 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on The best In Beatboxing! | ]
The best In Beatboxing!

Beatboxing is sweeping the nation. It’s hard to believe if you have not heard a beatboxer yet! If you are one of the few, below are some of my favorite beatboxing videos.

The first video is what really got me interested with it and the amazing skills that it takes to do this. It really blows my mind how they can have so many sounds coming out their mouth at one time.

Check out below some of my favorite beatboxers that get me moving in the mornings before work.

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[15 Feb 2011 | Comments Off on Highlights from the V-Day Billy Bash 2011 | ]
Highlights from the V-Day Billy Bash 2011

Doors opened @ 8:30pm and here is a highlight of what you got when you walked in!

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[11 Nov 2010 | 5 Comments | ]
Vancouver is full of talent!

Here below are just a very few of my favorite videos with some talented independent bands.