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JB The First Lady

Whether she is rapping, singing or performing spoken word, JB the First Lady‘s smooth vocals and agile flow make her a captivating storyteller. On her…

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Birthday Bitch

26 is the second EP from Birthday Bitch, their first being a two track demo. The latest release from the Vancouver trio captures nuanced melodies…



“It’s been nice to kind of jump back into things and have them go fairly swimmingly.”


Chapel Sound

“I know that some other collectives have been criticized for being predominantly white men. I think we can be kind of proud that we’re not that.”

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Co-op’s eponymous album opens a few drum beats from cacophony. At its outset, the dissonance in “What Is Said” is jarring. However, subsequent iterations of…


Story Story Lie

As the host of Story Story Lie, Jo Dworschak has created an interactive storytelling game show and radio show that reflects her love of storytelling…



“If you don’t have a media system that’s representative, if you don’t have a media system that’s going to challenge power, then we’re really at a detriment.”

Real Live Action


The first stop on their tour and their first return to Vancouver since changing their name, Preoccupations played the Rickshaw to support their eponymous album,…

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A Tribe Called Red

We Are the Halluci Nation is the most ambitious and cohesive album from A Tribe Called Red (or, ATCR) to date. The album is also…