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[28 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on CiTR Shindig at The Hindenburg (Full schedule). | ]
CiTR Shindig at The Hindenburg (Full schedule).

For 31 years,some of the best bands in Vancouver have competed in this battle of the bands. Past participants includes the likes of The Organ, 3 Inches of Blood, You Say Party! We Say Die!, Japandroids and They Shoot Horses Don’t They?, The Pack AD, The Oh Wells, Wizerdz, Aunts and Uncles, Clockmakers, Humans, Hermetic, among others. Since launching in 1983 over 800 bands have played SHiNDiG, winning awesome prizes such as studio time, festival showcases and Discorder features.

CiTR radio continues to offer the freshest underground music in this annual competition that spans 13 weeks (from September to December) and over a thousand participants. Twenty-seven bands and musicians of all styles duke it out to grab one of three prize-winning top slots

Canadian Bands, Indie, Rock, Tours, Vancouver »

[7 Feb 2012 | One Comment | ]
Real Boys

One of the newest Fraser Valley bands is about to release their first EP in March, but in the meantime the band just released their single, “Vacation”, a catchy rock pop song that flirts with punk.

The single is available on their bandcamp page, and if you like the tune, there are four versions of it for your enjoyment: A studio version, a raw demo, an acoustic and a Live Action Fezz remix, (which is very trippy by the way). The band is very interesting, while it is a new project, their members are “veterans” of the Vancouver scene ( You Say Party! We Say Die!, On No! Yoko, and GSTS!). The single with all its versions just makes you curious to see what their EP will have in store for the listeners. I can’t wait.

events, Festivals, shows »

[3 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]
Shindig Submissions close August 12th

Prizes include recording time from Hive Creative Labs, showcase spots with AMS Events, Canadian Music Week in Toronto, North By Northest in Toronto, CITR Thunderbird Radio Hell, Automatic acceptance to Music Waste 2010, radio exposure, articles on CiTR 101.9 FM’s Discorder Magazine, Van Music, Mint records among others. Scratch Records Band Merch Canada prize packages among other things. The contest takes place at The Railway every Tuesday and there are five judges per night, people related to the music industry.

You’ll need to send:

– A minimum 3 song demo of original material. CD/MP3/MySpace/Bandcamp/Whatever. Rough mixes absolutely OK. We’ll get the idea.
– Contact information (Email + Phone number).
– Bio, photos or other information are not required but we will look at them if you send them in

Headline, shows »

[14 Apr 2011 | Comments Off on You Say Party announce indefinite hiatus | ]

The emblematic and popular band has announced a long break to focus on their personal lives. YSP is one of the seminal bands from the Lower Mainland, originally from Abbotsford they have toured the world and helped a lot of upcoming musicians along the way, directly and indirectly. Since their beginnings the punk-new-wave-pop-band had always maintained their integrity and honesty that reflected in their powerful shows.

events, Headline, News, shows »

[26 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Tribute to You Say Party’s Devon Clifford

Tranzmitors, Hard Feelings, Vicious Cycles and More Team Up for Tribute to You Say Party’s Devon Clifford! Last April, tragedy struck the Canadian music community when drummer Devon Clifford collapsed onstage at Vancouver’s Rickshaw Theatre during a performance with You Say Party! We Say Die! and passed away due to a brain hemorrhage. Since then, Clifford has been memorialized with a waterfall in Abbostford, BC. Now, his friends will remember him with a memorial show.

Canadian Bands, Live Video, The Grey Matter, Vancouver »

[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.

News »

[22 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on Official announcement of You Say Party | ]

We have talked at great length with each other and our families and friends about the future. Devon’s parents have encouraged us to continue on and given us their blessing. It is their opinion (as well as ours) that Devon would never have wanted his death to end the band. He would have wanted us to continue on. In the time between Devon’s passing and this statement, we have all reflected upon our personal lives. Krista has decided that her time with us has come to an end as she no longer desires the long drives, poor sleeps and revolting selection of road food. Instead she’s choosing a home, a garden, some gluten-free baking and a proper education. We will miss Krista very much and she remains a part of our lives.

Callander Girl, News »

[19 Apr 2010 | Comments Off on Devon Clifford 1979-2010 | ]
Devon Clifford 1979-2010

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Devon Clifford 1979-2010 RIP

We here at Vanmusic are deeply saddened of the sudden passing of Devon Clifford. You Say Party We Say Die are an amazing Vancouver band and our hearts go out to them and to Devon’s family and friends.
For those who don’t know, while YSPWSD were performing at the Rickshaw Theater this past Friday night (April 16 2010), Devon collapsed on stage and was rushed to hospital, where he died early Sunday morning (April 18 2010).
Its been reported that he suffered a brain hemorrhage and following neurosurgery, he …

PodCasts, the morning after show »

[7 Apr 2010 | Comments Off on The Morning After Show March 30th | ]
The Morning After Show March 30th

We started the show with a band called Reverberation making a cover of the Silver Apples, Its all over now the name of the song
We heard to The Ruby Suns from new Zealand, playing in Vancouver next Friday.
Then we listened to Petroleum by Products from Vancouver, they have a new CD I think its first. Artificial Superficial is the name of the CD
You Say party we say Die! with the song Glory from their CD XXXX They are playing at the Ricshaw theatre

PodCasts, the morning after show »

[3 Apr 2010 | Comments Off on The Morning After Show Playlist March 23rd | ]
The Morning After Show Playlist March 23rd

We started the show with this band called a Problem of Alarming Dimensions, I was running on the cliffs of St John´s New Foundland with these songs in me headphones like 5 years ago. What a feeling, a perfect soundtrack for the wind and the gray landscape of the sky and the fierce waves pounding the cliffs, what a strange city, I love it. It was fresh but old, astounding and exciting. Small, cozy and crazy. Check the photo, it was taken day day. Anyways enjoy the songs.

PodCasts, the morning after show »

[28 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on Playlist March 16th | ]
Playlist March 16th

This show has very cool music and Bradley playing LIVE! Learn more about the Vancouver Independent music here at The Morning After Show and discover your favourite future song. Listen also to a special segment dedicated to Cudillero´s band Milenta 3.

PodCasts, the morning after show »

[8 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on Podcast The Morning After Show | ]
Podcast The Morning After Show

Playlist February 23rd. 2 hours 1/2 of eclectic madness.

Alternative Rock, Canadian Bands, Headline, Rock, Vancouver »

[9 Feb 2010 | One Comment | ]
Hidden Towers: Winners of Shindig!

I was judging one of the semi finals where these guys played. It was an easy pick for me. Their guitar and drums duo just went on creating landscapes of heavy post rock. For me the hard decision was who I was going to chose second. Their sound reminded me of different musical states of mind, it was like a collage of fresh rock. Trans Am meets Thrill Jockey records from Chicago. Influences that go from Sabbath to Yes.

Alternative, Alternative Rock, Electronic Music, Music Genres, PodCasts, Rock, Ska, the morning after show »

[6 Feb 2010 | Comments Off on Playlist February 2nd Karen Fowlie LIVE! | ]
Playlist February 2nd Karen Fowlie LIVE!

hey dudes! The Morning After Show with Oswaldo Perez Cabrera is back like every Tuesday bringing you your future favourite song. If you don’t believe me listen to CITR 101.9 FM or listen to this podcast. This show karen Fowlie played LIVE! next show 11:30 AM Vancouver Killing Spree. February 16 Jay beck and February 23 Kidnap Kids.

Alternative, Alternative Rock, Music Genres, PodCasts, Rock, Ska, the morning after show »

[30 Jan 2010 | One Comment | ]
Playlist January 26

The Morning After Show. Every Tuesday at 11:30 or podcast the show. We always have free tix. The number on air is 604-822-2487.

Mint records canceled at the last minute, so the special had to be postponed indefinitely. But we started the show with a crazy song from German Kraut rock band NEU, the song was Hero from the CD Dusseldorf.