Monthly Archives: May 2021

Feature

My Sister’s Voice: Join Shari Ulrich and friends in a ...

About an hour outside of Vancouver, in Langley, BC, is a gem of a venue called The Bez Arts Hub. The Bez has played a key role in the Canadian arts community, drawing in dedicated and enthusiastic audiences and a ...
News

‘Music is music’: Watch the Toronto Tabla Ensemble’s new video ...

  Fresh off their most recent release, Unexpected Guests, the Toronto Tabla Ensemble continue to blend musical traditions with their new video for “Maryem’s Here.” The sounds are as diverse as the images, as taiko drummers, violinists and tabla players ...
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Glenn Chatten serves up Yukon gold in upcoming release, Baked ...

Whitehorse-based singer-songwriter Glenn Chatten releases his seventh album, Baked Café, on May 7 — a tapestry of heartfelt folksy tunes, skillful blues licks and poetic lyrics, tied together by Glenn’s signature finger-picking style.  The soundscapes evoke a sense of openness, ...
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Chris Ronald’s ‘City Girl’ offers a light in the dark

  “How about stepping off this bus / while the world still holds beautiful things?” Chris Ronald sings in his new release, “City Girl.” Its the first taste of the Vancouver-based artist’s upcoming album, Light & Dark, which comes out ...
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Dan Mangan’s new video casts ‘Lay Low’ in a new ...

Dan Mangan released a new video for his 2018 song “Lay Low” on April 21. The video — shot over the span of a year by director Deryn Robson — follows two-year old Auggie (Deryn’s son) as he reckons with ...
Album review

Dub Debut: The Dub Chronicles’ record brings new riddims to ...

After years of making a name for themselves in clubs around the city, Toronto’s The Dub Chronicles released their long-awaited debut album, Simba (Return to the Throne), on April 23. As a live dub band, the group is somewhat of an ...
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Kele Fleming calls out society’s addiction to tech with “Compassion ...

Is the world getting to you? Are you longing for more connection? Do you relate more to social media versus social interface? If the answer is “yes,” grab your preferred device, cut through the chaos, and tune into Canadian singer-songwriter ...
Feature

New songs from old favourites: Minor Empire, Ann Vriend, Kate ...

Typically Gordy the Moose presents new discoveries in his quasi-monthly column.  However, lately we’ve received some new music from some favourite artists in our mailbox, so Gordy is devoting this column to them. Minor Empire – “Uyuttum Atlari / I ...