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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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Malleus Trio

Tenor saxophone, upright bass and drums: that’s all there is to Play Nice, the latest full-length release from Vancouver’s Malleus Trio. While the ingredients might be…

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Colin Scott Ruloff

It’s always strange to hear what kind of music the people you grew up with end up making. For two people whose upbringings were essentially…

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Kamikaze Nurse

It’s difficult to find bands in today’s rock landscape that deliver a grandiosity in their sound. One may go through the endless filler of the…

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Leave

Leave’s two song EP Jeremiah|Carolina is a dichotomous venture highlighting the opposing voices of Emma Citrine and David Knights Cowling against a backdrop of complex…

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Under Review: Primp, Mother Loose

Mother Loose, a two sided single from Vancouver gals Primp, is the latest in an evolutionary process that has taken the band from lo-fi through…

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Under Review: Lo Siento, Brujas

It is easy to imagine Lo Siento’s second album Brujas as a dream project that turned out exactly right — just how the band thought…

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lié

“While lié have always been far from sedate this record rages forward with heavier instrumentation and a relentless pace that feels very much like being pursued by a pack of ravenous hounds.”

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Jen Currin

“In this debut collection of fiction penned by Vancouver author Jen Currin, the reader is taken through a rapid-fire series of lives coming together and unraveling, relationships budding and breaking, self awareness developing, and the hard realities met along the way.”