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Blocktreat

Blocktreat is something of an anomaly — an electronic artist with roots in the rural interior British Columbia folk scene. This meeting of worlds leads…

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Music Video: Blocktreat’s “Alpha”

The music video for Blocktreat’s latest single, “Alpha,” is a suburban hallucination; making neighborhoods and too-empty industrial spaces seem abnormally enticing. The scenes, composed of…

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Blocktreat

In the wood walled China Cloud, electronic cyberscapes mingled with warmer and more human sounds. It was the final stop on a tour that took…

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DARK TIMES FESTIVAL

WHEN THE ASHES SETTLE, THE PARTY BEGINS

“We wanted to give Cariboo folk a chance to cut loose and shake off any lingering anxieties post-evacuation.”

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ArtsWells

Ten hours north of Vancouver, situated along a stretch of thickly forested highway that leads to British Columbia’s historic town of Barkerville, sits Wells. With…

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Blocktreat

In 2012, Brandon Hoffman was living in Vancouver and recording music under the name Blocktreat. In 2014, he moved to the interior of British Columbia…