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Painted Fruit

Following a tour with Vancouver glam legend Johnny de Courcy, Painted Fruit has released their second and final album, PF II. Two of the members…

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BETSY FROST

VICTORIA’S LOCAL BAD GIRL

“I’m more of a tangible person. Having the physical, celluloid strips of my images is something important for me.”

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Peach Pyramid

Somewhere between dream pop and beach rock drifts Repeating Myself, the shimmering ten-track collection of spacey kaleidoscope riffs and vintage pop aesthetics from Jen Severtson’s…

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Rifflandia 2017

This September 14-17, the tenth annual Rifflandia Festival will take over Downtown Victoria. 2017’s venues include Royal Athletic Park, the return of Discovery Street’s Electric…

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Easy Money

Bands live and then bands die. That’s what happens sometimes. Countless hours are spent toiling away in a jam space until time is up. Recordings…

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Dad Thighs

Real Emotional Content

“A lot of people come up to me and tell me how nice it is to hear those feelings.”

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Gary Cassettes

Every summer, the city of Victoria hosts the Eventide Music Series, an all-ages concert program that takes place in the strange Modernist pavilion of Centennial…

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Kye Plant

Creating Catharsis

“It’s a way of expressing myself and touching on that energy inside of me that’s really overwhelming.”

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Rifflandia Festival 2016

This September 15th – 18th, Victoria’s 9th annual Rifflandia Festival is back with another amazing three-day musical extravaganza! The festival features a truly diverse lineup of artists across…

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Holy Smokes

Holy Smokes was essentially born out of frustration — a detail unrelated to the development of its name, yet fitting if you think about a…