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Jeneen Frei Njootli

Subverting, Reclaiming and Redefining

“During the performance, Frei Njootli wears an industry grade respirator and black parka she has made herself; the audience is also provided ear plugs and respiratory masks. Of this she says, ‘I want people to wonder why their protection looks different than my own.'”

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Ian William Craig

On The Brink

“I’ve always felt like you should be able to walk into your favourite music, like it’s a place in which you can exist.”

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Gentricide

“The term gentricide is impossible to tether to a single definition, a single cause, or a single consequence…”

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The Psychic Alliance

A Shot Of Adrenaline

“Art should be spiritual. Art is what church should be. What religion fails to give people, art can supply.”

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Record Store Day

Record Store Day comes with a bang this year on April 22 as it celebrates its 10th Anniversary.

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The Politics Of Moshing

“… for the love of god, don’t wear steel-toed boots into the pit if you’re going to do a spin kick.”

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BC Music Fund

The Business Of Music

“The music industry, as with most creative industries, is more about business than it is about art. Once able to accept that, if you want to play the industry game, you can rise to the challenge.”

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Sam Tudor

Eyes Wide Shut

“Ear aside, it kind of proposes that under all the nuclear lifestyles and well manicured neighbourhoods, there can be something ominous and dark.”

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Can’t Lit

A Backdoor To Canadian Literature

“Everyone wants to see the same version of Canadian literature that’s so clean, I want to see messier things.”